|aCross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspectives on academic discourse /|cedited by Eija Suomela-Salmi, Fred Dervin.
|aAmsterdam :|bJohn Benjamins Pub. Co.,|cc2009.
|avi, 299 p. :|bill. ;|c25 cm.
|aPragmatics & beyond,|x0922-842X ;|vnew ser., v. 193
|aSelected papers from the conference organized at the Dept. of French Studies at the Univ. of Turku, Finland.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction / Eija Suomela-Salmi and Fred Dervin -- Discursive characteristics of AD -- As academics we are not disposed to say 'I know the world is round-- ' : marking of evidentiality in Russian and German historiographic articles / Christina Janik -- Certainty and commitment in the construction of academic knowledge in the humanities / Rebecca Beke and Adriana Boli?var -- Citation in business management research articles : a contrastive (English-Spanish) corpus-based analysis / Pilar Mur Duen?as -- A cross-cultural comparison of the functions and sociolinguistic distribution of English and German tag questions and discourse markers in academic speech / Erik Schleef -- Different voices -- Polyphony in academic discourse: a cross-cultural perspective on historical discourse / Marina Bondi -- Academic voices in the research article / Kjersti Flottum -- Author identity in economics and linguistics abstracts / Trine Dahl -- Exploring the polyphonic dimension of academic book review articles in the discourse of linguistics / Giuliana Diani -- Notes on notes : endnotes and footnotes in Swedish historical and philosophical research articles / Merja Koskela and Tiina Mannikko -- Cross-cultural rhetoric -- The use of contrastive strategies in a sociology research paper : a cross-cultural study / Zofia Golebiowski -- Different worlds, different audiences: a contrastive analysis of research article abstracts / Rosa Lores-Sanz -- Spoken rhetoric: how do natives and non-natives fare? / Anna Mauranen -- Argumentative strategies in conference discussions sessions / Irena Vassileva -- Construction of concepts in the academia -- Clash of the Titans : the construction of the human and social sciences by a philosopher and a sociologist / Eija Suomela-Salmi and Fred Dervin -- Semantic and discursive construction of the 'Europe of knowledge' / Olga Galatanu.