Publication details [#25869]
Honda, Atsuko. 2002. Conflict management in Japanese public affairs shows. Journal of Pragmatics 34 (5) : 573–608.
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Language as a subject
This paper examines the interactional structure of conflict talk in Japanese public affairs talk shows. The findings show that though conflict management differs greatly throughout the examined cases, it is always shaped by the two opposing processes of conflict and facework and strongly related to the structural arrangement of the shows.