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Research and practice in professional discourse

Candlin, Chris ed. (2002). Research and practice in professional discourse. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press.

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Abstract

This book offers a broad overview of research and practice in professional discourse. Major developments and future directions based on current strengths are highlighted. In view of the growing interest in investigating professional discourse as a multidisciplinary activity, this volume explores key issues in three areas: I ) Research Prospects, II ) Models and Practices, and III ) Contexts and Actions. Research and applications in these areas are diverse. They include communication skills, professional writing and rhetoric, socio-historicial development of genres, organizational discourse, socio-critical perspectives on the use of language in institutionalized and workplace contexts. Special areas of focus are: medicine and healthcare, legal practice, business communication, mass media, academic writing and research.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 962-937-071-9, 978-962-937-071-8
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Centre for Language and Communication
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 353
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 24 May 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:44
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/353
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