What is Attentiveness?
Metapragmatics of Attentiveness - A Study in Interpresonal and Cross-cultural Pragmatics - Saeko Fukushima
Saeko Fukushima [+]
Saeko Fukushima is Professor in the Department of English at Tsuru University in Japan. She has published Requests and Culture: Politeness in British English and Japanese (Peter Lang 2000/2002/2003) and articles in edited volumes and international journals such as Journal of Politeness Research, Journal of Pragmatics, Language Sciences, Multilingua, Pragmatics and World Englishes. Her research interests include cross-cultural pragmatics, intercultural pragmatics, sociopragmatics, pragmalinguistics, politeness, and metapragmatics.
2.1 Introduction 2.2 Concept, conditions and processes of attentiveness 2.2.1 Concept of attentiveness 2.2.2 Conditions needed for attentiveness to arise 2.2.3 Processes of attentiveness 2.3 Attentiveness and some other similar concepts 2.3.1 Consideration, empathy, altruism and helping behaviour 2.3.2 Focus group data 2.3.3 Discussion 2.4 Conclusion