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LINGUIST List 18.1928

Wed Jun 27 2007

Books: Sociolinguistics/Semantics: Domasch

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, Biomedizin Als Sprachliche Kontroverse: Domasch


Message 1: Biomedizin Als Sprachliche Kontroverse: Domasch
Date: 21-Jun-2007
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Biomedizin Als Sprachliche Kontroverse: Domasch


Title: Biomedizin Als Sprachliche Kontroverse (Biomedicine as a
Linguistic Controversy)
Subtitle: Die Thematisierung von Sprache im öffentlichen Diskurs zur Gendiagnostik
Series Title: Sprache und Wissen 1
Published: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/rs/bookSingle.cfm?id=IS-9783110193626-1&l=E

Author: Silke Domasch
Hardback: ISBN: Pages: 275 Price: Europe EURO 98.00
Hardback: ISBN: Pages: 275 Price: U.S. $ 137.00 Comment: for USA, Canada & Mexico
Abstract:

The German verbs 'verwerfen', 'nicht implantieren' or 'abtöten' have the
same denotations when used in reference to dealing with
artificially-inseminated embryos; however, the meanings of these words are
respectively different. The book examines, against the background of the
debate about the introduction of pre-implantation diagnostics in Germany,
the role of linguistic naming - so-called thematizations - in the public
sphere. The study shows that these thematizations not only reflect
linguistic controversy, but at the same time, precisely mirror the current
societal debates.

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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): German, Standard (deu)

Written In: German, Standard (deu )

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