Cross-cultural and Cross-generational Comparisons of 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.
3.1 Introduction 3.2 Culture 3.2.1 Some issues on culture 3.2.2 Some tendencies in cultures 3.3 Evaluation of attentiveness: A cross-cultural (Japanese–British) comparison 3.3.1 Data and methodology 3.3.2 Data analysis 3.3.3 Results and discussion 3.4 Demonstration of attentiveness: Cross-cultural (Japanese–American) and cross-generational (among the Japanese) comparisons 3.4.1 Data and methodology 3.4.2 Data analysis 3.4.3 Results and discussion 3.5 Evaluation of attentiveness: Cross-cultural (Japanese–American) and cross-generational (among the Japanese) comparisons 3.5.1 Data and methodology 3.5.2 Data analysis 3.5.3 Results and discussion 3.6 Conclusion