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Professional discourse

Author: Britt-Louise Gunnarsson
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009.
Series: Continuum discourse series.
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Professional Discourse gives a broad and multifaceted perspective on discourse in the professions. For each of these professions, the book explores the dual relationship between discourse and context, outlining how professional discourse is continuously reconstructed in relation to changing contextual frameworks. The case studies discussed in the book are based on authentic texts and spoken data, collected within  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gunnarsson, Britt-Louise.
Professional discourse.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009
(DLC) 2009281507
(OCoLC)277203878
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Britt-Louise Gunnarsson
ISBN: 9781441122049 1441122044
OCLC Number: 676698664
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 275 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. I. Introduction --
Introducing the topic and the book --
A theoretical model for contextual analysis of professional discourse --
Methodology to explore the dynamic relationship between text and context --
pt. II. Scientific Discourse --
The sociohistorical construction of medical discourse --
Non-verbal representation in articles within technology, medicine and economics --
From a national to an international writing community: the case of economics in Sweden --
pt. III. Legislative Discourse --
The functional comprehensibility of legislative texts --
The legislative writing process --
pt. VI. Workplace Discourse --
Communication at work: a sociolinguistic perspective on workplace discourse --
The multilingual workplace: discourse at a hospital and a large company --
pt. V. Discourse in Large Business Organizations --
The multilayered structure of enterprise discourse: the case of banks and structural engineering firms --
Business discourse in the globalized economy: a diversity perspective on company websites --
pt. VI. Conclusions --
Professional discourse in the 21st century.
Series Title: Continuum discourse series.
Responsibility: Britt-Louise Gunnarsson.

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