LINGUIST List 23.5171

Mon Dec 10 2012

Books: Professional Communication across Languages and Cultures: Măda, Săftoiu (Eds)

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Date: 04-Dec-2012
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Subject: Professional Communication across Languages and Cultures: Măda, Săftoiu (Eds)
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Title: Professional Communication across Languages and CulturesSeries Title: Dialogue Studies 17

Publication Year: 2012Publisher: John Benjamins

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Editor: Stanca MădaEditor: Răzvan Săftoiu

Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273116 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273116 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273116 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00Hardback: ISBN: 9789027210340 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94Hardback: ISBN: 9789027210340 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 99.00Hardback: ISBN: 9789027210340 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00


Professional Communication across Languages and Cultures aims at developing anintegrative linguistic perspective on talk at work. Professional communicationallows multi- and interdisciplinary explorations on how workplacerelationships and mechanisms are influenced by the use of certain linguisticpatterns. The book approaches the topic of professional communication frommultiple levels, providing critical, valuable insights into the dynamics ofcreating and maintaining professional relationships at work. After outliningthe theoretical and analytical frameworks, the eleven chapters uncover anddevelop integrative themes that emerge within the three parts of the book:Dialogue and identity in professional settings, Functionsand strategies in professional communication and Specific issues inprofessional communication. Scholars and students who are interested inresearch based on authentic data and case studies of efficientcommunication at work, as well as those teaching courses on interpersonalcommunication, discourse analysis, pragmatics and sociolinguistics will finduseful insights in this volume.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis Pragmatics Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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