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Title: Wissen in (Inter-)Aktion [Knowledge in (Inter-)Action]
Subtitle: Verfahren der Wissensgenerierung in unterschiedlichen Praxisfeldern
Edited By: Ulrich Dausendschön-Gay
Christine Domke
Sören Ohlhus
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110227666-1
Series Title: Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen 39
Description:

This book examines how knowledge is created in key areas of day-to-day
practice with the aid of linguistic means. Using examples from medicine,
law, teaching/learning interactions and mass media, the book investigates
what is displayed interactively as knowledge and/or what is considered to
be knowledge. The book is divided into four sections which discuss the
following key questions: how is knowledge embedded in the respective
situation, how is knowledge brought forth interactively, how do
institutions present knowledge effectively and how is knowledge
disseminated in the (mass) media?

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Communications
Language and Social Interaction
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ISBN-13: 9783110227673
Pages: 403
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ISBN-13: 9783110227666
Pages: 403
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