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Compliments and politeness among Mexican and Puerto Rican couples.
This paper explores the speech act of complimenting among Mexican and Puerto Rican couples. The study applies Brown and Levinson’s Politeness Theory (1987) in analyzing spontaneous, face-to-face compliment giving between ...
Closeness in the same-sex friendships of men in long-distance and geographically close platonic relationships.
The present study sought to find how men negotiate closeness in their same-sex long-distance friendships. Findings from Fehr (2004) were used to guide the hypotheses. Men were believed to prefer the use of shared activity ...
Variations in the sociology of Islam and gender : a multi-level analysis of Islam and gender in majority Muslim contexts.
This dissertation answers two main questions: First, what is the relationship between Islam and gender? In other words, where can we find the intersection of religion and gender in the beliefs and actions of Muslims in a ...