Publications

Thurnherr, F., Rudolf von Rohr, M.-T. and Locher, M. A. (2020) ‘Introduction to reprint “The functions of narrative passages in three written online health contexts”’, in Demjen, Z. (ed.) Contemporary Applied Linguistics in Illness and Healthcare Contexts. London: Bloomesbury, pp. 186-188.   
Locher, M. A. (2020) ‘Politeness’, in Chapelle, C. A. (ed.) The Concise Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp. 1-7.   
Locher, M. A. and Bolander, B. (2019) ‘Ethics in Pragmatics’, Journal of pragmatics. Elsevier, 145, pp. 83-90. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2019.01.011.   edoc
Rudolf von Rohr, M.-T., Thurnherr, F. and Locher, M. A. (2019) ‘Linguistic expert creation in online health practices’, in Bou-Franch, P. and Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, P. (eds) Analysing digital discourse: new insights and future directions. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 219-250.   edoc
Locher, M. A. and Luginbühl, M. (2019) ‘Discussions on Swiss and German Politeness in Online Sources’, in Ogiermann, E. and Blitvich, P. (eds) From Speech Acts to Lay Understandings of Politeness: Multilingual and Multicultural Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambrdige University Press, pp. 250-279.   
Locher, M. A. and Larina, T. V. (2019) ‘Introduction to politeness and impoliteness research in global contexts’, Russian Journal of Linguistics, 23(4), p. t.b.a.   
Locher, M. A. and Larina, T. V. (eds) (2019) Im/politeness studies in global contexts. Special issue in the Journal of Russian Linguistics. Moscow: Russian Journal of Linguistics.   
Locher, M. A. (2018) ‘Politeness’, in Chapelle, C. A. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0916.pub2.   edoc
Locher, M. A. and Thurnherr, F. (eds) (2017) Language and Health Online. Bern: Universität Bern (Linguistik Online).   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Jucker, A. H. (eds) (2017) Pragmatics of Fiction. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton (Handbooks of pragmatics).   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2017) ‘Interpersonale Pragmatik und (Un)Höflichkeitsforschung’, in Ehrhardt, C. and Neuland, E. (eds) Sprachliche Höflichkeit. Historische, aktuelle und künftige Perspektiven. Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto, pp. 77-88.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Thurnherr, F. (2017) ‘Typing yourself healthy: Introduction to the special issue on language and health online’, Linguistics Online. Elke Hentschel / Europa-Universität Viadrina, 87(8), pp. 1-24. doi: 10.13092/lo.87.4170.   edoc | Open Access
Angouri, J. and Locher, M. A. (2017) ‘Interpersonal pragmatics and workplace interaction’, in Marra, M. and Warren, P. (eds) Linguist at Work: Festschrift for Janet Holmes. Wellington: Victoria University Press, pp. 217-236.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Bolander, B. (2017) ‘Facework and identity’, in Hoffmann, C. R. and Bublitz, W. (eds) Pragmatics in Social Media. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton (Handbooks of Pragmatics), pp. 407-434. doi: 10.1515/9783110431070-015.   edoc | Open Access
Bolander, B. and Locher, M. A. (2017) ‘Consensual and conflictual disagreement’, in Hoffmann, C. R. and Bublitz, W. (eds) Pragmatics of Social Media. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton (Handbooks of Pragmatics), pp. 607-632. doi: 10.1515/9783110431070-022.   edoc | Open Access
Langlotz, A. and Locher, M. A. (2017) ‘(Im)politeness and emotion’, in Culpeper, J., Haugh, M., and Kádár, D. (eds) Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)Politeness. London: Palgrave (Palgrave handbooks), pp. 287-322.   edoc
Locher, M. A. and Schnurr, S. (2017) ‘(Im)politeness in health settings’, in Culpeper, J., Haugh, M., and Kádár, D. (eds) Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)Politeness. London: Palgrave (Palgrave handbooks), pp. 689-711.   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2017) ‘Multilingualism in fiction’, in Locher, M. A. and Jucker, A. H. (eds) Pragmatics of Fiction. Berlin: De Gruyter (Handbooks of Pragmatics), pp. 297-327. doi: 10.1515/9783110431094-010.   edoc | Open Access
Jucker, A. H. and Locher, M. A. (2017) ‘Introducing Pragmatics of Fiction: Approaches, trends and developments’, in Locher, M. A. and Jucker, A. H. (eds) Pragmatics of Fiction. Berlin: De Gruyter (Handbooks of Pragmatics ), pp. 1-21. doi: 10.1515/9783110431094-001.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2017) Reflective Writing in Medical Practice. A Linguistic Perspective. Bristol: Multilingual Matters (2).   edoc
Berger, M., Jucker, A. H. and Locher, M. A. (2016) ‘Interaction and space in the virtual world of Second Life’, Journal of pragmatics. Elsevier, 101, pp. 83-100. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2016.05.009.   edoc | Open Access
Thurnherr, F., Rudolf von Rohr, M.-T. and Locher, M. A. (2016) ‘The functions of narrative passages in three written online health contexts’, Open Linguistics. de Gruyter, 2(2), pp. 450-470. doi: 10.1515/opli-2016-0024.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2015) ‘Language and Communication in Computer-Mediated Contexts: A Rich and Challenging Research Field’, Anglistik. Special issue: Focus on Twenty-First Century Literature. Winter, 26(2), pp. 125-137.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A., Jucker, A. H. and Berger, M. (2015) ‘Negotiation of space in Second Life newbie interaction’, Discourse, context & media. Elsevier, 9, pp. 34-45. doi: 10.1016/j.dcm.2015.06.002.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2015) ‘Interpersonal Pragmatics and its link to (im)politeness research’, Journal of pragmatics. Elsevier, 86, pp. 5-10. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2015.05.010.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A., Bolander, B. and Höhn, N. (eds) (2015) Relational Work in Facebook and Discussion Boards/Fora. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company (Pragmatics). doi: 10.1075/prag.25.1.   edoc | Open Access
Pizziconi, B. and Locher, M. A. (eds) (2015) Teaching and Learning (Im)politeness. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. doi: 10.1515/9781501501654.   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2015) ‘“After all, the last thing I wanted to be was rude”: Raising of pragmatic awareness through reflective writing’, in Pizziconi, B. and Locher, M. A. (eds) Teaching and Learning (Im)politeness. Berlin: de Gruyter (Trends in Applied Linguistics), pp. 185-209. doi: 10.1515/9781501501654-008.   edoc | Open Access
Pizziconi, B. and Locher, M. A. (2015) ‘Introducing the ‘teaching’ and “learning” of (im)politeness’, in Pizziconi, B. and Locher, M. A. (eds) Teaching and Learning (Im)politeness. Berlin: de Gruyter (Trends in Applied Linguistics), pp. 1-19. doi: 10.1515/9781501501654-002.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A., Koenig, R. and Meier, J. (2015) ‘A genre analysis of reflective writing texts by English medical students : what role does narrative play?’, in Narrative matters in medical contexts across disciplines. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Studies in narrative), pp. 141-164. doi: 10.1075/sin.20.08loc.   edoc | Open Access
Gygax, F. and Locher, M. A. (eds) (2015) Narrative matters in medical contexts across disciplines. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Studies in narrative).   edoc
Gygax, F. and Locher, M. A. (2015) ‘Introduction to narrative matters in medical contexts across disciplines’, in Narrative matters in medical contexts across disciplines. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Studies in narrative), pp. 1-14. doi: 10.1075/sin.20.01gyg.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A., Bolander, B. and Höhn, N. (2015) ‘Introducing relational work in Facebook, discussion boards and New Media events’, Pragmatics. IPrA, 25(1), pp. 1-21. doi: 10.1075/prag.25.1.01loc.   edoc | Open Access
Bolander, B. and Locher, M. A. (2015) ‘“Peter is a dumb nut”: Status updates and reactions to them as ’acts of positioning’ in Facebook’, Pragmatics. IPrA, 25(1), pp. 99-122. doi: 10.1075/prag.25.1.05bol.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2015) ‘Review of: Real Talk. Reality Television and Discourse Analysis in Action. Nuria Lorenzo-Dus and Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich (Eds), Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2013, 296 pp., ISBN 978-0-230-36871-2, £74, EUR 100, USD 88 (hardback; paperback available)’, Journal of pragmatics. Elsevier, pp. 25-27. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2014.10.003.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Bolander, B. (2015) ‘Humour in microblogging : exploiting linguistic humour strategies for identity construction in two Facebook focus groups’, in Participation in public and social media interactions. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Pragmatics & Beyond), pp. 135-155. doi: 10.1075/pbns.256.06loc.   edoc | Open Access
Bolander, B. and Locher, M. A. (2014) ‘Doing sociolinguistic research on computer-mediated data : a review of four methodological issues’, Discourse, context & media. Elsevier, 3, pp. 14-26.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Koenig, R. (2014) ‘“All I could do was hand her another tissue” : handling emotions as a challenge in reflective writing texts by medical students’, in Emotion, affect, sentiment : the language and aesthetics of feeling. Tübingen: Narr (Spell), pp. 215-236.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2014) ‘The relational aspect of language : avenues of research’, in Anglistentag 2013 Konstanz : proceedings. Trier: WVT (Proceedings of the Conference of the German Association of University teachers of English), pp. 309-322.   edoc | Open Access
Lorenza Mondada and Miriam A. Locher (2014) ‘Linguistics and the New Media’, Dichtung-digital. Seminar für Medienwissenschaft der Universität Basel, No. 44, 29.12.2014. Available at: http://www.dichtung-digital.de/journal/aktuelle-nummer/?postID=2538.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Bolander, B. (2014) ‘Relational work and the display of multilingualism in two Facebook groups’, in Face work and social media. Wien: Lit-Verlag (Hildesheimer Beiträge zur Medienforschung), pp. 157-191. Available at: https://www.uni-hildesheim.de/media/fb3/uebersetzungswissenschaft/Hildesheimer_Beitr%C3%A4ge_zur_Medienforschung/Band_2/5_Relational_Work_and_the_Display_of_Multilingualism_in_Two_Facebook_Groups_Locher__Bolander.pdf.   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2014) ‘Electronic discourse’, in Pragmatics of discourse. Berlin: De Gruyter (Handbooks of pragmatics), pp. 555-581.   edoc | Open Access
Gygax, F., Koenig, R., Locher, M. A. and Tischler, V. (2013) ‘Interdisziplinäres Forschungsprojekt: «Life (Beyond) Writing: Illness Narratives»’, Bulletin SAGW: Dossier Gesundheitsforschung. Perspektiven der Sozialwissenschaften, 9 July, pp. 60-61. Available at: http://www.sagw.ch/dms/sagw/bulletins_sagw/bulletins_2013/bulletin3_2013/SAGW_WEB.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2013) ‘Politeness’, in The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 4457-4463. doi: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0916.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2013) ‘Internet advice’, in Herring, S., Stein, D., and Virtanen, T. (eds) Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communication. Berlin: De Gruyter (Handbooks of Pragmatics), pp. 339-362. doi: 10.1515/9783110214468.339.   edoc | Open Access
Langlotz, A. and Locher, M. A. (2013) ‘The role of emotions in relational work’, Journal of pragmatics. Elsevier, 58, pp. 87-107.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2013) ‘Relational work and interpersonal pragmatics’, Journal of pragmatics. Elsevier, 58, pp. 145-149. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2013.09.014.   edoc | Open Access
Harvey, K., Locher, M. A. and Mullany, L. (2013) ‘“Can I Be at Risk of Getting AIDS?” A Linguistic Analysis of Two Internet Columns on Sexual Health’, Linguistik online. Europa-Universität, 59(2/13), pp. 111-132. Available at: http://www.linguistik-online.com/59_13/harveyLocherMullany.html.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2013) ‘[Rezension von] Cyberpragmatics, Internet-Mediated Communication in Context, Francisco Yus, Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, Volume 213 : John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 2011’, Journal of pragmatics. Elsevier, pp. 128-130. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2012.12.002.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2012) ‘Review of: Jonathan Culpeper and Dániel Z. Kádár (eds.). Historical (Im)Politeness. (Linguistic Insights 65.) 2010. Bern: Peter Lang. ISBN: 978-3-03911-496-2. 300 pp.’, Journal of Historical Pragmatics. John Benjamins, pp. 169-172. doi: 10.1075/jhp.13.1.11loc.   edoc | Open Access
Limberg, H. and Locher, M. A. (eds) (2012) Advice in Discourse. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Pragmatics and beyond. New series). Available at: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/unibasch/docDetail.action?docID=10579787.   edoc
Locher, M. A. and Limberg, H. (2012) ‘Introduction to advice in discourse’, in Advice in discourse. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Pragmatics and beyond. New series), pp. 1-27.   edoc | Open Access
Gygax, F., Locher, M. A. and Koenig, R. (2012) ‘Moving across disciplines and genres : reading identity in illness narratives and reflective writing texts’, in Medical communication in clinical contexts. Dubuque: Kendall Hunt, pp. 17-35.   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2012) ‘Politeness research from past to future, with a special focus on the discursive approach’, in New perspectives on (im)politeness and interpersonal communication. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 1-22.   edoc | Open Access
Angouri, J. and Locher, M. A. (2012) ‘Theorising disagreement’, Journal of pragmatics. Elsevier, 44(12), pp. 1549-1553. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2012.06.011.   edoc | Open Access
Angouri, J. and Locher, M. A. (eds) (2012) Theorising disagreement. Amsterdam: Elsevier (Journal of pragmatics).   edoc
Langlotz, A. and Locher, M. A. (2012) ‘Ways of communicating emotional stance in online disagreements’, Journal of pragmatics. Elsevier, 44(12), pp. 1591-1606. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2012.04.002.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2011) ‘Englisch als Weltsprache’, in Babylon Europa : zur europäischen Sprachlandschaft. Basel: Schwabe, pp. 57-76.   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2011) ‘Situated impoliteness: the interface between relational work and identity construction’, in Situated Politeness. London: Continuum, pp. 187-208.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2010) ‘Introduction: Politeness and impoliteness in computer-mediated communication’, Journal of politeness research. Mouton de Gruyter, 6(1), pp. 1-5. doi: 10.1515/JPLR.2010.001.   edoc | Open Access
Bolander, B. and Locher, M. A. (2010) ‘Constructing identity on Facebook : report on a pilot study’, in Performing the self. Tübingen: Narr Verlag (Spell), pp. 165-185. doi: 10.5169/seals-131305.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (ed.) (2010) Politeness and impoliteness in computer-mediated communication. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Journal of politeness research).   edoc
Locher, M. A. and Graham, S. L. (2010) ‘Introduction to interpersonal pragmatics’, in Handbooks of pragmatics. Vol. 6, Interpersonal Pragmatics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Handbooks of pragmatics), pp. 1-13. doi: 10.1515/9783110214338.0.1.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Graham, S. L. (eds) (2010) Interpersonal pragmatics. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton (Handbooks of pragmatics). doi: 10.1515/9783110214338.   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2010) ‘[Rezension von:] Guy Ramsay, Shaping minds : a discourse analysis of Chinese-language community mental health literature’, Multilingua. Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 129-132. doi: 10.1515/mult.2010.005.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2010) ‘Health Internet sites : a linguistic perspective on health advice columns’, Social semiotics. Routledge, 20(1), pp. 43-59. doi: 10.1080/10350330903438402.   edoc | Open Access
Duchêne, A. and Locher, M. A. (2010) ‘Introduction: Travaux de jeunes chercheur-e-s en linguistique appliquée’, Bulletin suisse de linguistique appliquée. Institut de linguistique de l’Université de Neuchâtel, 91, pp. 1-5. Available at: http://doc.rero.ch/record/21811.   edoc | Open Access
Duchêne, A. and Locher, M. A. (eds) (2009) Travaux de jeunes chercheurs-e-s en linguistique appliquée. Neuchâtel: VALS-ASLA (Bulletin suisse de linguistique appliquée).   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2008) ‘Relational work, politeness and identity construction’, in Handbooks of applied linguistics : communication competence, language and communication problems, practical solutions. Vol. 2, Handbook of interpersonal communication. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Handbooks of applied linguistics), pp. 509-540. doi: 10.1515/9783110211399.4.509.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Strässler, J. (eds) (2008) Standards and norms in the English language. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Contributions to the sociology of language). doi: 10.1515/9783110206982.   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2008) ‘The rise of prescriptive grammars in the 18th century’, in Standards and norms in the English language. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Contributions to the sociology of language), pp. 127-147. doi: 10.1515/9783110206982.1.127.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Bousfield, D. (2008) ‘Introduction : impoliteness and power in language’, in Impoliteness in language : studies on its interplay with power in theory and practice. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Language, power and social process), pp. 1-13. doi: 10.1515/9783110208344.0.1.   edoc | Open Access
Bousfield, D. and Locher, M. A. (eds) (2008) Impoliteness in language : studies on its interplay with power in theory and practice. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Language, power and social process). doi: 10.1515/9783110208344.   edoc
Locher, M. A. and Strässler, J. (2008) ‘Introduction: standards and norms’, in Standards and norms in the English language. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Contributions to the sociology of language), pp. 1-20. doi: 10.1515/9783110206982.0.1.   edoc | Open Access
Duman, S. and Locher, M. A. (2008) ‘“So let’s talk. Let’s chat. Let’s start a dialogue” : an analysis of the conversation metaphor employed in Clinton’s and Obama’s YouTube campaign clips’, Multilingua. Mouton de Gruyter, 27(3), pp. 193-230. doi: 10.1515/MULTI.2008.011.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Watts, R. J. (2008) ‘Relational work and impoliteness: negotiating norms of linguistic behaviour’, in Impoliteness in language : studies on its interplay with power in theory and practice. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Language, power and social process), pp. 77-99. doi: 10.1515/9783110208344.2.77.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Langlotz, A. (2008) ‘Relational work: at the intersection of cognition, interaction and emotion’, Bulletin suisse de linguistique appliquée. Institut de linguistique de l’Université de Neuchâtel, No. 88, pp. 165-191.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2006) Advice online : advice-giving in an American Internet health column. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company (Pragmatics and beyond. New series).   edoc
Locher, M. A. and Hoffmann, S. (2006) ‘The emergence of the identity of a fictional expert advice-giver in an American Internet advice column’, Text & Talk. De Gruyter Mouton, 26(1), pp. 69-106. doi: 10.1515/TEXT.2006.004.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2006) ‘Polite behavior within relational work : the discursive approach to politeness’, Multilingua. Mouton de Gruyter, 25(3), pp. 249-267.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2006) ‘The discursive approach to polite behavior : a response to Glick’, Language in society. Cambridge University Press, 35(5), pp. 733-735. doi: 10.1017/S0047404506220347.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. and Watts, R. J. (2005) ‘Politeness theory and relational work’, Journal of politeness research. Mouton de Gruyter, Vol. 1, H. 1, pp. 9-33.   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2004) ‘Janet Holmes and Maria Stubbe. Power and Politeness in the Workplace (Real Language Series). London: Longman. 2003’, Journal of Sociolinguistics. Blackwell, pp. 616-620. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9841.2004.00275.x .   edoc | Open Access
Locher, M. A. (2004) Power and politeness in action : disagreements in oral communication. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Language, power and social process). doi: 10.1515/9783110926552.   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2004) ‘You better keep quiet Steven : we’re going to have a war : the exercise of power in a sociable argument among family members and friends’, in Bracic, S., Cuden, D., and Podgorsek, S. (eds) Linguistische Studien im europäischen Jahr der Sprachen : Akten des 36. Linguistischen Kolloquiums in Ljubliana 2001 = Linguistic studies in the European year of languages : proceedings of the 36th Linguistic Colloquium, Ljublijana 2001. Frankfurt: Peter Lang (Linguistik international), pp. 379-389.   edoc
Locher, M. A. (2002) ‘Das 36. Linguistische Kolloquium. Ljubljana, 12. bis 14. September 2001’, Zeitschrift für germanistische Linguistik, 30(1), pp. 126-128.