Publication details [#66886]

Feldman, Ofer and Ken Kinoshita. 2019. Ignoring Respect: The Effects of Threat to Face on Replies and the Ensuing Questions During Broadcast Political Interviews in Japan. Journal of Language and Social Psychology 38 (5,6) : 606–627.
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SAGE Publications


This paper explores the effect of threat to face to both interviewers and interviewees during live televised interview programs in Japan, where the concept of “face” is of extreme importance in maintaining interpersonal relationships.