The language of science / Carol Reeves.

By: Reeves, Carol
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Intertext (London, England): Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005Description: viii, 131 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 0415346363 (pbk.); 9780415346368; 0415346355 (hbk.)Subject(s): Communication in science | Science -- Language | Technical writingDDC classification: 808.0665 LOC classification: Q223 | .R44 2005Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description | WorldCat details
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Table of contents Language -- Metaphor in science -- The grammar of science -- Language, discourse and facts -- Understanding the rhetorical in science -- Science and culture : the interaction of discourses -- Science and society.
Summary: Summary: Exploring the use of scientific language in the news, and examining how scientific ideas are reported and communicated, this title takes a look at the use and misuse of scientific language and how it shapes our lives. It is useful for those interested in English Language, Linguistics, Journalism, Communications Studies or Science Communication.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Language -- Metaphor in science -- The grammar of science -- Language, discourse and facts -- Understanding the rhetorical in science -- Science and culture : the interaction of discourses -- Science and society.

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Exploring the use of scientific language in the news, and examining how scientific ideas are reported and communicated, this title takes a look at the use and misuse of scientific language and how it shapes our lives. It is useful for those interested in English Language, Linguistics, Journalism, Communications Studies or Science Communication.

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