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Author Preisler, Bent, 1945-

Title Linguistic sex roles in conversation : social variation in the expression of tentativeness in English / by Bent Preisler
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, [1986]
©1986

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Description xviii, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Contributions to the sociology of language ; 45
Contributions to the sociology of language ; 45
Contents ""Preface""; ""Part I. Scope, theories and methods""; ""1 Introduction""; ""1.1 Theoretical foundation""; ""1.2 Some basic problems""; ""1.3 Summary of basic problems. Preliminary hypotheses""; ""2 Purpose and general design of project""; ""2.1 Purpose""; ""2.2 Cross-sex and same-sex groups""; ""2.3 Role dichotomy""; ""2.4 Quantity and quality of data""; ""3 Interactants and recordings""; ""3.1 Interactants""; ""4 The application of Interaction Process Analysis (IPA)""; ""4.1 Our procedures and discourse analysis""; ""4.2 Purpose of the ComAct model""
""11.3 Sex/role differences""""11.4 Summary""; ""12 The clerical workers (CLER)""; ""12.1 Primary sex differences""; ""12.2 Primary role differences""; ""12.3 Sex/role differences""; ""12.4 Summary""; ""13 The manual workers (MANU)""; ""13.1 Primary sex differences""; ""13.2 Primary role differences""; ""13.3 Sex/role differences""; ""13.4 MANA, CLER, and MANU: Summary""; ""Bibliography""; ""Author index""; ""Systematic index of particular hypotheses""; ""Alphabetical index of particular hypotheses""; ""General index""
""4.3 Bales� revised IPA model (1970)""""4.4 IPA categories as ComActs""; ""4.5 Role analysis""; ""4.6 Summary of IPA procedures""; ""5 The application of linguistic tentativeness signals""; ""5.1 Linguistic tentativeness""; ""5.2 The realization of the ComAct""; ""5.3 Main-clause structure""; ""5.4 Subclause function""; ""5.5 Modality and modal constructions""; ""5.6 Modal auxiliary verbs""; ""5.7 Tag questions""; ""5.8 Hedges""; ""5.9 Lexical modal forms""; ""5.10 Modality and lexico-structural prominence""; ""5.11 Lexical clause-external modal constructions""
""5.12 Lexical clause-internal modal constructions""""5.13 Incomplete structures""; ""5.14 Dependent paralinguistic features""; ""Part II. Hypotheses and results""; ""6 Delimitation hypotheses""; ""6.1 Hypotheses about language, sex and interactional roles""; ""7 Particular hypotheses""; ""7.1 The A-series: Basic realization of ComActs""; ""7.2 The B-series: Modality in the finite verb""; ""7.3 The C-series: External modalities""; ""7.4 The D-series: Hedges and lexical internal modalities""; ""7.5 Conclusion""; ""Part III. Presentation of results by stratificational category""
""8 Results shared in by all substrata (TOT)""""8.1 Primary sex differences""; ""8.2 Primary role differences""; ""8.3 Sex/role-differences""; ""8.4 Summary""; ""9 The younger generation (YNG)""; ""9.1 Primary sex differences""; ""9.2 Primary role differences""; ""9.3 Sex/role differences""; ""9.4 Summary""; ""10 The older generation (OLD)""; ""10.1 Primary sex differences""; ""10.2 Primary role differences""; ""10.3 Sex/role differences""; ""10.4 YNG and OLD: Summary""; ""11 The managerial workers (MANA)""; ""11.1 Primary sex differences""; ""11.2 Primary role differences""
Analysis Conversation
English language Modality
English language Sex differences
English language Social aspects
English language Spoken English
Speech acts (Linguistics)
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [295]-312
Notes Print version record
Contributions to the sociology of language no:45 1861-0676
Subject Conversation.
English language -- Modality.
English language -- Sex differences.
English language -- Social aspects.
English language -- Spoken English.
Speech acts (Linguistics)
LC no. 86021764
ISBN 0899252257
3110110814