Disciplinary Discourses: Social Interactions in Academic Writing

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Why do engineers "report" while philosophers "argue" and biologists "describe"? In the Michigan Classics Edition of Disciplinary Discourses: Social Interactions in Academic Writing , Ken Hyland examines the relationships between the cultures of academic communities and their unique discourses. Drawing on discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, and the voices of professional insiders, Ken Hyland explores how academics use language to organize their professional lives, carry out intellectual tasks, and reach agreement on ...

Disciplinary Discourses: Social Interactions in Academic Writing 2004, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI

ISBN-13: 9780472030248

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Disciplinary Discourses: Social Interactions in Academic Writing 2000, Pearson Education ESL

ISBN-13: 9780582419049

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