Exploring Discourse in Context and in Action

Author:   Christopher N. Candlin ,  Jonathan Crichton ,  Stephen H. Moore
Publisher:   Palgrave Macmillan
Edition:   1st ed. 2017
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9780230252707


Pages:   311
Publication Date:   06 April 2017
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Author:   Christopher N. Candlin ,  Jonathan Crichton ,  Stephen H. Moore
Publisher:   Palgrave Macmillan
Imprint:   Palgrave Macmillan
Edition:   1st ed. 2017
Dimensions:   Width: 14.80cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 21.00cm
Weight:   4.298kg
ISBN:  

9780230252707


ISBN 10:   0230252702
Pages:   311
Publication Date:   06 April 2017
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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- Introduction.- PART I: CONCEPTS AND ISSUES.- Chapter 1: Discourses on discourse.- Chapter 2: Who's involved in discourse?.- Chapter 3: What is it that's going on here?.- Chapter 4: How do you know that?.- Chapter 5: Why that now?.- Chapter 6: What actions are being taken here, by whom and why?.- Chapter 7: How do discourse and social change drive each other?.- PART II: A MULTI-PERSPECTIVAL APPROACH TO ANALYSING DISCOURSE.- Chapter 8: What next?.- PART III: RESOURCES.- Chapter 9: Key sources.

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Christopher N Candlin was Senior Research Professor Emeritus in the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University, Sydney, and a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences. His research and publications lie in the critical analysis of professional/institutional discourses. He was a member of the Editorial Boards of key international journals, and co-edited, with Srikant Sarangi, the Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice. His recent publications include, co-edited with Jonathan Crichton, Discourses of Deficit (2011), Discourses of Trust (2013) and Communicating Risk (2016). Jonathan Crichton is Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and Member of the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures at the University of South Australia. His research focuses on professional and organisational communication, particularly in health settings. He has published in a wide range of international journals and edited collections, and is the author of The Discourse of Commercialization (2010), and co-editor, with Christopher N Candlin, of Discourses of Deficit (2011), Discourses of Trust (2013) and Communicating Risk (2016). Stephen H. Moore is Associate Professor in the Linguistics Department at Macquarie University, Australia. He has worked in the fields of English language teaching, English for Specific Purposes, discourse analysis and language assessment for more than 25 years. He is co-author of Language for Specific Purposes (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). His current research is investigating the discourse of financial advisors. He has a long-standing interest in English in and about Cambodia and has written and published widely on this topic.

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