THE POPULARIZATION
OF SPECIALIZED DISCOURSE
AND KNOWLEDGE
ACROSS COMMUNITIES AND CULTURES
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ISBN: 978-88-7228-697-5-1
A cura di: Susan Kermas, Thomas Christiansen
Edizione: 2013
F.to: 17.00 × 24.00 cm.
Pagine: 336
Tomi: 1
English languageImm. B/N.

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This volume brings together a selection of papers originally presented at the PRIN Conference on “The Popularization of Scientific discourse in a Changing world: Lexical and Stylistic Choices Past and Present” in Lecce on 26-27 January 2012 which aimed at investigating the implications of popularization within a broad spectrum of disciplines and from diverse methodological approaches.
It includes in-depth studies covering a wide range of genres and fields and addresses both the reader approaching the topic for the first time as indeed the scholar wishing to gain insight into the various sociolinguistic issues at stake.

Susan Kermas/Thomas ChristiansenIntroduction
AN OVERVIEW OF POPULARIZATION

Maurizio GottiThe analysis of popularization discourse: conceptual changes and methodological evolution

Christopher WilliamsThe ‘popularization of law’ and ‘law and Plain language’: are they two separate issues?

THE POPULARIZING NATURE OF BOTANY AND THE MANIPULATION OF THE POPULARIZER

Eleonora Chiavetta“Gardening for the ignorant”: Mrs C.W. Earle and the popularization of gardening matters

Daniela CesiriBotany texts and the popular terminology of plants during the Late Modern English period in Ireland

Susan KermasA botanical search for the exotic and the dissemination of information from China

THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW THEORIES AND PERSPECTIVES TO SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

Elisabetta LonatiHealth and medicine in 18th-century England: a sociolinguistic approach

Thomas ChristiansenCohesive conjunctions and their function in the discourse of the popularization of science: Charles Darwin’s correspondence on evolution and related matters

SCIENCE AND PHYSICS IN FICTION AND ENTERTAINMENT

Kim Grego‘The physics you buy in supermarkets’. Writing science for the general public: the case of Stephen Hawking

Barbara BertiComedy as an empirical science. The case of The Big Bang Theory

Pietro Luigi IaiaHumour strategies of scientific popularization: a case study on the American sitcom the Big Bang Theory

THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION IN EDUCATION AND ACROSS CULTURES

Rita BennettThe use of scientific texts from EFL, through ESOL to CLIL

Silvia SpertiA phonopragmatic approach to the popularization of medical discourse on FGM

THE POPULARIZATION OF SPECIALIZED DISCOURSE AND KNOWLEDGE ACROSS COMMUNITIES AND CULTURES

Richard E. BurketReconstructing expertise: the popularization of science and the definition of expert testimony in the US legal system

Mariarosaria Provenzano, Hybridization processes in the popularization of technical discourse for the marketing of the ‘sneakers’ product

THE POPULARIZING EFFECT OF THE INTERNET

Elisa MattielloInitialisms & Co.: lexical and stylistic choices in scientific terminology

Alessandra VicentiniThe Fukushima nuclear crisis e-coverage: a linguistic analysis of Sciencemag.org and ScientificAmerican.com

Silvia Masi,  Metadiscourse in English and Italian: an analysis of popular scientific discourse online

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS