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Ting-Toomey, Stella, Tenzin Dorjee and Noorie Baig. 2014. Intergenerational Narratives on Face: A South Asian Indian American Perspective. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication 7 (2) : 127–147.
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This study explores the meaning construction of the South Asian Indian American (SAIA) term izzat or face in intergenerational contexts in the diasporic Indian community in the US. Family izzat and respect are central and both use hiding-preventive and diversion-restorative facework strategies.