Search for dissertations about: "apology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word apology.

  1. 1. Apologising in British English

    University dissertation from Umeå : Moderna språk

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Patricia Poussa; Terttu Nevalainen; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the form, function and sociolinguistic distribution of explicit apologies in the spoken part of the British National Corpus. The sub-corpus used for the study comprises a spoken text mass of about five million words and represents dialogue produced by more than 1700 speakers, acting in a number of different conversational settings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Apologising in British English

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Patricia Poussa; Terttu Nevalainen; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; engelska; English;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the form, function and sociolinguistic distribution of explicit apologies in the spoken part of the British National Corpus. The sub-corpus used for the study comprises a spoken text mass of about five million words and represents dialogue produced by more than 1700 speakers, acting in a number of different conversational settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Apologising in British English

    University dissertation from Umeå : Univ. i Umeå, Institutionen för moderna språk

    Author : Mats Deutschmann; Mittuniversitetet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; apology; speech act; politeness; Brown Levinson; power; solidarity; sociolinguistic variation; pragmatics; BNC; corpus linguistics; British English; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Linguistic subjects; Lingvistikämnen;

    Abstract : Avhandlingenatt undersöker funktionen av ursäkten som talakt samt sociala skillnader i dess användande i talad Brittisk engelska inspelad under tidigt 1990-tal. Materialet består av hundratals konversationer från formella och informella sammanhang och sammanlagt ingår över 1700 talare i den undersökta korpusen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organizational Trust : Discourse Analytical and Experimental Perspectives

    University dissertation from Umeå : Univ. i Umeå, Institutionen för moderna språk

    Author : Matteo Fuoli; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017-03-27]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; organizational trust; corporate discourse; trust repair; evaluation; appraisal theory; corpus linguistics; discourse analysis; experimentation; multi-method approaches; reliability; triangulation;

    Abstract : This thesis employs a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods of linguistic analysis to investigate how business organizations use discourse as a strategic tool to build and repair stakeholders’ trust. In addition, the thesis makes a methodological contribution by developing a novel corpus annotation method that offers solutions to some of the most significant challenges involved in reliably identifying and quantifying evaluation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peacebuilding in post-genocide Rwanda: The role of cooperatives in the restoration of interpersonal relationships

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ezechiel Sentama; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cooperative; conflict; genocide; genocide survivor; genocide perpetrator; interpersonal relationships; peacebuilding; post-conflict peacebuilding; relationships restoration; Rwanda;

    Abstract : This thesis is aimed at contributing to the lack of knowledge in the field of peacebuilding from below, notably regarding the mechanisms to be used in order to overcome the painful past between conflicting parties. The study makes this contribution through an empirically based exploration of the relational outcomes resulting from conflicting parties’ memberships of the same cooperative organization after the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. READ MORE