LINGUIST List 16.246

Wed Jan 26 2005

Books: Discourse Analysis/Applied Ling, English: Swales

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        1.    Joyce Reid, Research Genres: Swales

Message 1: Research Genres: Swales

Date: 20-Jan-2005
From: Joyce Reid <>
Subject: Research Genres: Swales

Title: Research Genres
Subtitle: Explorations and Applications
Series Title: Cambridge Applied Linguistics

Published: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Book URL:

Author: John M. Swales, University of Michigan

Hardback: ISBN: 0521825946 Pages: 324 Price: U.K. £ 53.00
Hardback: ISBN: 0521825946 Pages: 324 Price: U.S. $ 75.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0521533341 Pages: 324 Price: U.S. $ 32.99
Paperback: ISBN: 0521533341 Pages: 324 Price: U.K. £ 20.50


Research Genres discusses today's research world, its various
configurations of genres, and the role of English within them. Theoretical
and methodological issues are explored, with a special emphasis on various
metaphors of genre. The book is full of carefully-worked detail and each
chapter ends with suggestions for pedagogical practice. Research Genres
provides a rich and scholarly account of this key area.

1. Toward a world of genre

2. The role of English in the research world

3. Theoretical and methodological issues

4. 'Getting done': The PhD dssertation

5. The PhD defense

6. Research talk and research talks

7. The Research Article Revisited

8. Three remaining issues

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)

Written In: English (ENG )

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