By Sari Pietikäinen, FinlandAlexandra Jaffe, Long BeachHelen Kelly-Holmes, and Nikolas Coupland
Sociolinguistics from the Periphery "presents a fascinating book about change: shifting political, economic and cultural conditions; ephemeral, sometimes even seasonal, multilingualism; and altered imaginaries for minority and indigenous languages and their users."
Das Textsortenspektrum im fachinternen Wissenstransfer
Untersuchung anhand von Fachzeitschriften der Medizin
This work focuses on the development of the spectrum of text types in medical journals in order to enable statements on science culture and knowledge transfer within one scientific field. What changes could be determined in three medical journals over a period of 30 years and what effects do these changes have on science culture? The empirical evaluation reveals interesting developments.