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Selected papers from the 6th International Pragmatics Conference (Reims, 19-24 July 1998)

Two volumes of proceedings of the 6th International Pragmatics Conference (Reims, 19-24 July 1998), with a small but representative selection from a total of 265 submitted papers (a number which itself represents less than half of the papers presented), were published by the International Pragmatics Association in April 1999. Below are the bibliographical details. There is still a limited supply. You may order a copy or copies by writing to ann.verhaert@ipra.be

LANGUAGE AND IDEOLOGY: Selected papers from the 6th International Pragmatics Conference, Vol. 1. Edited by Jef Verschueren. Antwerp: International Pragmatics Association. x + 595 pp. ISBN: 90-801148-2-0. Paper. € 32.–. Discount rate for IPrA members only:  € 22.–. All shipping and handling included.

PRAGMATICS IN 1998: Selected papers from the 6th International Pragmatics Conference, Vol. 2. Edited by Jef Verschueren. Antwerp: International Pragmatics Association. x + 618 pp. ISBN: 90-801148-3-9. Paper. € 32.–. Discount rate for IPrA members only: € 22.–. All shipping and handling included.

Tables of contents

LANGUAGE AND IDEOLOGY: Selected papers from the th International Pragmatics Conference, Vol. 1. Edited by Jef Verschueren. Antwerp: International Pragmatics Association. x + 595 pp. ISBN: 90-801148-2-0.

Karen L. ADAMS, Democrats v. Republicans v. others: The construction of major and minor identities in televised political debates 1

Richard J. ALEXANDER, Ecological commitment in business: A computer-corpus-based critical discourse analysis 14

Jannis K. ANDROUTSOPOULOS, Displays of subcultural identity in mediated (printed) discourse 25

Paul BAYLEY, Lexis in British parliamentary debate: Collocation patterns     43

Adriana BOLÍVAR, The linguistic pragmatics of political pronouns in Venezuelan Spanish     56

Joseph M. COTS, Luci NUSSBAUM & Amparo TUSÓN, Linguistic ideology, teachers’ discourse and the official curriculum in Catalonia 70 

Steven CUSHING, The pragmatics of person and the meaning of murder     79

Cynthia DICKEL DUNN, Coming of age in Japan: Language ideology and the acquisition of formal speech registers 89

Anita FETZER, Challenging the unspoken: Exploiting the ideology in and of political interviews 98

Irene FONTE & Rodney WILLIAMSON, "Speaking softly" to the Cuban people: Ideological variants in two versions of Theodore Roosevelt’s 1906 letter to the Cuban nation, as published in two Cuban newspapers 114

Alexandra GEORGAKOPOULOU, Doing youth in and through conversational narratives     125

Diane GÉRIN-LAJOIE, Representation of self: Cultural and linguistic identity in minority settings 143

Eric GRILLO, L’idéologie comme "écart": Une contribution pragmatique à la critique de l’idéologie 163

Helena HALMARI, Discourse of death: The function of the local newspaper coverage of Huntsville, Texas executions 179

Bruce HAWKINS, Matters of life and death: The role of iconographic reference in the language of oppression 206

Atsuko HONDA, Harmony as an ideological constraint on Japanese behavior 218

Nancy H. HORNBERGER, Language policy and ideological paradox: Bilingual intercultural education in the Andes 223

Kyoko INOUE, The development of the concept of a democratic individual: A case study from Japanese language and social thought 246 

Geert JACOBS, Hegemony in the news 254

Sotaro KITA, Japanese ideology of conversation and its structural manifestations: A study of aiduchi and head nods     262

Paul V. KROSKRITY, Language ideologies, language shift, and the imagination of a Western Mono community: The recontextualization of a coyote story 270

Amy KYRATZIS & Patricia MAYES, Gender, emotion, and ideology: Language socialization in girls’ and boys’ nursery school friendship groups 290

Walter LAMMI, The "linguistic turn" in the hermeneutics of ideology 309

Gerda LAUERBACH, From macro to micro and back: Framing, footing, and genre in recent TV election night coverages     317

Maria Francisca LIER-DE VITTO, Theory as ideology in the approach to deviant linguistic facts 344

Yoshiko MATSUMOTO, Japanese stylistic choices and ideologies across generations 352

Allan Kerr McDOUGALL & Lisa Philips VALENTINE, Negotiating ideology/identity: Nationalism vs. statism in Canadian parliamentary debate 365

Donna R. MILLER, Meaning up for grabs: Value-orientation patterns in British parliamentary debate on Europe 386

Edward A. MINER, Reconciling ‘political neutrality’ and ‘cultural authenticity’ in the language syllabus: Uganda in the 1990's 405

Yumiko OHARA, Ideology of language and gender: A critical discourse analysis of Japanese prescriptive texts 422

Yuling PAN, Public literate design and ideological shift: A case study of Mainland China and Hong Kong 433

Donna R. PATRICK, Language and power in an arctic Québec community     452

Jeannine RICHARD-ZAPPELLA, Questionnement par sondages et idéologie 462

Scott SAFT, Rethinking the connection between harmony and interaction in Japanese: Back-channels on a political debate program     477

Marina SBISÀ, Ideology and the persuasive use of presupposition 492

Joanne Claire SILVERBERG, Culture wars - Rome 56 B.C. 510

Thomas L. SIMMONS, Face threats in a faceless medium: Negotiating ideological parameters in computer mediated communication 514

Magda STROINSKA, & Branka POPOVIC, Discourse of black andwhite and stereotyping: Some linguistic principles of hate-speech     544

Maria TARANTINO, Words and their meaning in a constructivistic approach to scientific writing 560

Tuija VIRTANEN, Attribution of knowledge in argumentative student writing as evidence for educational ideology: A preliminary study 577

James M. WILCE, Jr., Coping with the language of madness in rural Bangladesh: Aesthetics and language ideologies     584

PRAGMATICS IN 1998: Selected papers from the 6th International Pragmatics Conference, Vol. 2. Edited by Jef Verschueren. Antwerp: International Pragmatics Association. x + 618 pp. ISBN: 90-801148-3-9.

Antoine AUCHLIN, Les dimensions de l’analyse pragmatique du discours dans une approche expérientielle et systémique de la compétence discursive 1

Christiane A. M. BALTAXE & Nora D’ANGIOLA, Social communication behaviors in tuberous sclerosis and autism 23

Josie BERNICOT & Mireille ROUX, The pragmatic aspects of language of only children and second born children: Analysis of conversations between French-speaking mothers and children 33

Roxane BERTRAND & Robert ESPESSER, Prosodie et discours rapporté: La mise en scène des voix 45

Marcella BERTUCCELLI PAPI, Implicitness to whom?     57

Angela CHAN, On overlapping in Cantonese conversation 73

Elizabeth CLOSS TRAUGOTT, The role of pragmatics in semantic change     93

Annie COLAS & Monique VION, Ajustement au destinataire en tâche de communication référentielle: La régulation visuelle 103

Oswald DUCROT, Argumentation et inférence 117

Derek EDWARDS, Shared knowledge as a performative and rhetorical category 130

Nathalie FRANKEN, The status of the principle of relevance in relevance theory 142

Seiko FUJII, What can ‘things’ (‘mono’) do for propositional attitudes in Japanese discourse?     159

María Marta GARCÍA NEGRONI, Réinterprétation et connecteurs: Le cas des connecteurs enchérissants et des connecteurs reformulatifs 172

Michèle GROSSEN & Denis APOTHÉLOZ, Positions and position markers in conversational episodes containing sensitive topics 181

Michèle GUIDETTI, Agreement and refusal messages in young French children: A pragmatic study 189

Françoise HAMMER & Daniela VERONESI, Between formality and originality: Answering machine outgoing messages in comparison     198

Yoko HASEGAWA, Tense-aspect controversy revisited: The -ta and -ru forms in Japanese 225

Jo van den HAUWE & Boris METS, Teachers’ interactional orientation to pupils’ replies 241

Elizabeth HOLT, Reported speech and recipients’ reactions in interaction 261

Katarzyna M. JASZCZOLT, The semantics-pragmatics interface: Evidence from definite descriptions 276

Jacques JAYEZ & Corinne ROSSARI, Du coup: Un connecteur situationnel     290

István KECSKÉS, Situation-bound utterances from an interlanguage perspective 299

Masja KEMPEN, Elma BLOM, Steven GILLIS & Frank WIJNEN, Do Dutch children learn root infinitives from their mothers? 310

Salla KURHILA, Does nativeness legitimize correcting? 321 

Anne LEFEBVRE, Regard et mise en mots     331

Isabelle LEGLISE, Le problème de l’adresse en situation d’interaction plurilocuteurs dans les avions de la patrouille maritime 337 

Larisa LEISIÖ, Code-switching in reported speech 349

Diana M. LEWIS, From modal adverbial to discourse connective: Some rhetorical effects in present-day English     363

Samy Ben MESSAOUD, Balthazar Gibert (1662-1741), précurseur de la pragmatique 376 

Christine MICHAUX, Est-il justifié de placer les topoï dans la langue? 383

Lorenza MONDADA & Françoise ZAY, Parenthèses et processus de configuration thématique: Vers une redéfinition de la notion de topic 396 

Enikö NÉMETH & Károly BIBOK, Implicit arguments in Hungarian 412

Simona PEKAREK, Linguistic forms and social interaction: Why do we specify referents more than is necessary for their identification? 427

Laurent PERRIN, La fonction des reprises diaphoniques locales dans le dialogue     448

Eddy ROULET, Etude des interrelations entre différents plans d’organisation d’un dialogue cinématographique     462

Suellen RUNDQUIST, Indirectness and social reality: The interaction of power with status, age, and gender 476

Françoise SALAGER-MEYER, Professional conflict in 19th and 20th century academic writing     490

Anne SALAZAR ORVIG, Interprétations et jeux de places dans la dynamique dialogique d’entretiens cliniques     505

Shie SATO & Shigeko OKAMOTO, Reexamination of Japanese "cooperative" communication style 518

Maria SIFIANOU, Opening telephone interactions in Greek     528

Meghan SUMNER, Are you there?: Self-interruption and the restructuring of conversation 536

Paul O. TAKAHARA, Pragmatic functions of discourse markers in English and Japanese     547

Robert VION, De l’instabilité des positionnements énonciatifs dans le discours     577

Jacqueline VISCONTI, Conditional connectives at the semantics-pragmatics interface: A comparative perspective 590

Dina Rudolph YOSHIMI, The language of interdependence in Japanese vertical relationships 606