Spanish at Work: Analysing Institutional Discourse across the Spanish-Speaking World by Nuria Lorenzo-DusSpanish at Work: Analysing Institutional Discourse across the Spanish-Speaking World by Nuria Lorenzo-Dus

Spanish at Work: Analysing Institutional Discourse across the Spanish-Speaking World

byNuria Lorenzo-Dus

Paperback | November 30, 2010

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A state-of-the-art collection of works on institutional discourse across the Spanish-speaking world. This volume focuses on how language is used in the media, politics and the workplace; what discursive identities are constructed; and how interpersonal relations are negotiated.
DAVID ATKINSON is Senior Lecturer in Spanish at the University of Limerick, Republic of Ireland IRIS BACHMANN is Lecturer in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Manchester, UK JAINE BESWICK is Programme Leader for Portuguese Studies at the University of Southampton, UK, and Lecturer in Linguistics with specialisations in Spanish,...
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Title:Spanish at Work: Analysing Institutional Discourse across the Spanish-Speaking WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:292 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.68 inPublished:November 30, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230579108

ISBN - 13:9780230579101

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Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors List of Tables Introduction; N.Lorenzo-Dus PART I: LANGUAGES, IDENTITIES AND MEDIA INSTITUTIONS IN THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD Introduction to Part I; N.Lorenzo-Dus The Construction of Canarian Identity in the First Telenovela on Canarian Television; M.I.González Cruz & M.J.Vera Cazorla Linguistic Ideology in Galician Factual Radio Broadcasts: Towards the Castilianisation of Galician Pronunciation Traits?; J.Beswick A Gente é Latino : The Making of New Cultural Spaces in Brazilian Diaspora Television; I.Bachmann Tu voz es tu voto : The Role of Spanish in the 2008 U.S. Presidential Elections; C.Mar-Molinero PART II: DISCOURSE, PERSUASION AND PERFORMANCE IN POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS Introduction to Part II: N.Lorenzo-Dus A Critical Analysis of Housing Policies Aimed at the Extremely Poor: The Case of the Social Development Secretariat of Buenos Aires City; M.C.Marchese Contested Talk and the (Co-)Construction of Identity: Spanish Parliamentary Debate; M.Stewart Political Implicature in Parliamentary Discourse: An analysis of Mariano Rajoy's Speech on the 2006 Catalan Statute of Autonomy; D.Atkinson Bolivarianism and Socialism: A Corpus-driven Investigation into Changes in Hugo Chávez' Rhetoric; D.Smith PART III: DISCOURSE AND THE WORKPLACE Introduction to Part III: N.Lorenzo-Dus Managing Intersubjectivity and Establishing Consensus in two Activity Types: Business Negotiations and Student Workgroups; L.Fant Vaya, Iqué Chungo! Rapport-building Talk in Service Encounters: The Case of Bars at Breakfast Time; M.E.Placencia & A.Mancera Rueda How to Get Rid of a Telemarketing Agent: Face-work Strategies in an Intercultural Service Call; R.Márquez Reiter Discourse as a Tool for the Diagnosis of Psychosis: A Linguistic and Psychiatric study of Communication Decline; M.L.Pardo References Index