Publication details [#52972]

Dailey-O'Cain, Jennifer, Grit Liebscher, Mareike Müller and Tetyana Reichert. 2010. Negotiating identities through pronouns of address in an immigrant community. Pragmatics 20 (3) : 375–400.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
International Pragmatics Association
Journal DOI


This study argues that a combination of analytical tools can explain shifts in both employment of and attitudes towards the pronoun of address T/V distinction in German immigrant communities in Canada, that cannot be merely accounted for by language loss arguments.