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Author Zinken, Jörg, author

Title Requesting responsibility : the morality of grammar in Polish and English family interaction / Jörg Zinken
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 245 pages) : illustrations
Series Foundations of human Interaction
Foundations of human interaction.
Contents Cover ; Series ; Requesting Responsibility ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; Series Editor's Preface ; Preface ; Acknowledgments ; Transcription and Glossing Conventions ; Part I: Language and the morality of reQuesting ; 1. Studying language and mind in action
2. Requesting, responsiveness, and responsibility Part II: Context, grammar, and the design of action ; 3. Nudging and appealing: Two imperative actions for reQuesting ; 4. The comparability of social actions across languages ; 5. Two forms of responsibility: Contribution and assistance
Part III: Language-specific grammar for culture-specific actions6. Building occasions for another's initiative: The impersonal deontic declarative trzeba x ("it is necessary to x") ; 7. Calling another to social reason: The double imperative wez-V2 ("take-V2"); 8. Directing animation of pre-authored actions: Imperatives in imperfective aspect; Part IV: Requesting, action formation, and the reality of culture; 9. Conclusion ; Notes
Summary This book analyses requests for action on the basis of natural video-recorded data of everyday interaction in British English and Polish families. J?rg Zinken describes in his analyses the features of interactional context that people across cultures might be sensitive to in designing a request, as well as aspects of cultural diversity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Interpersonal communication.
Communication in families.
Conversation analysis.
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Polish
Polish language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English
English language -- Topic and comment.
Polish language -- Topic and comment
PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
Communication in families
Conversation analysis
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Polish
English language -- Topic and comment
Interpersonal communication
Polish language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English
Polish language -- Topic and comment
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190210731
Other Titles Morality of grammar in Polish and English family interaction