Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 July 2020

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780198856436

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Conversational Pressure

Normativity in Speech Exchanges

Sanford C. Goldberg

  • Offers a unified account of the various pressures that are exerted in the course of speech exchange
  • Addresses how distinct normative domains bear on one another in the context of speech exchange by focusing on the nature of the speech acts themselves
  • Examines theoretical gaps in research on assertoric speech