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Sociolinguistic anatomy of mobility: Evidence from Qatar
( Elsevier , 2015 , Article)
Abstract This is a sociocultural linguistic study on the ways whereby mobility is reflected upon in life narratives. An ethnographically informed sociolinguistic scale analysis shows that when residents narrate their life ...
Translating the style of Aganaktismenoi(Indignants) on Facebook
( De Gruyter , 2015 , Article)
The paper discusses translation challenges associated with the linguistic and multisemiotic stylistic ways (Kress 2010; Coupland 2007) Aganaktismenoi, the Greek indignants’ movement, employ to produce a digital sense of ...
Politeness on Facebook: The case of Greek birthday wishes
( John Benjamins Publishing , 2015 , Article)
Facebook forms one of the most widely used online social networks, through which people manage their communication with diverse contacts or 'friends', ranging from members of the family and schoolmates to work colleagues ...
Sociolinguistics of Style and Social Class in Contemporary Athens
( John Benjamins Publishing , 2014 , Book)
This ethnographic study deals with the ways people in Athens, Greece, use style to construct their social class identities. Including a rich dataset comprising ethnographic interviews with actual people who live in the ...
Perceptual Dialectology of the Arab World: A Principal Analysis
( Georgetown University Press , 2014 , Article)
This study discusses perceptions of variation across dialects of Arabic in the Arab world as revealed through a perceptual dialectology map task. On a map of the Arab world, female undergraduate students at Qatar University ...
Blue-collar workplace communicative practices: a case study in construction sites in Qatar
( Springer Netherlands , 2019 , Article)
The aim of this paper is to contribute to the understanding of the role of language in multilingual blue-collar workplaces by investigating how communication is realized in construction sites in Qatar. The State of Qatar ...