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Conflict and Negotiation in Specialized Texts

Selected Papers of the 2 nd CERLIS Conference

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Maurizio Gotti, Dorothee Heller and Marina Dossena

This volume contains a selection of papers presented at an international conference held in Bergamo (18-20 October 2001), which focussed on the issues of conflict and negotiation in the language of specialized texts. The assembled contributions discuss different theoretical and methodological issues, and focus on a variety of aspects relating to the domain of legal, economic, scientific, academic and political discourse.
Contents: Christopher N. Candlin: Alterity, Perspective and Mutuality in LSP Research and Practice – Vijay Bhatia: LSP and Professional Practice: Negotiating Disciplinary Conflicts – Marcello Soffritti: Die doppelte Fachsprachlichkeit in aktuellen Norm setzenden Texten – Josefa Gómez de Enterría: Interacción y discurso en la negociación empresarial en español – Donna R. Miller: Multiple Judicial Opinions as Specialized Sites of Engagement: Conflicting Paradigms of Valuation and Legitimation in Bush v. Gore 2000 – Hugo Bowles: How Judges Agree to Disagree: Social and Linguistic Patterns of Dissent in the English Legal Process – Dorothee Heller/Jan Engberg: Verwendungskonventionen deontischer Modalmarker im deutschen Schiedsverfahrensrecht – Luisa Chierichetti: Las controversias relativas a los nombres de dominio en Internet – Martin Solly: ‘Once a trademark, not always a trademark’: Using Language to Avoid Legal Controversy – Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini: Conflict Corporate Discourse: The Case of Interruptive Behaviour in Meetings – Giuliana Garzone: Conflict in Linguistically Asymmetric Business Negotiations: The Case of Interpreter-Mediated Encounters – Gina Poncini: Dealing with Sources of Conflict in Business Meetings – Merete Birkelund/Kirsten Wølch Rasmussen: Adoucissement du conflit comme technique de négociation dans les conditions générales de vente – Gabriella Del Lungo Camiciotti: The Negotiation of Academic Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century Lectures on Economics – Davide S. Giannoni: Hard Words, Soft Technology. Criticism and Endorsement in the Software Review Genre – Maria Grazia Guido: Scientific Rivalry on the Human Genome: A Case-Study on Genre-Hybridization – Diane Ponterotto: «Whose side are you on?»: The Ambiguity of Discourse on Woman Battering in the United States – Félix San Vicente: Estrategias semánticas en torno a la legitimación de la crisis – Alessandra Lombardi: Argumentative Auseinandersetzung und Konflikt in der Strafjustiz des Dritten Reiches. Die Akten des zweiten Prozesses gegen die Weiße Rose – Elizabeth Swain: Sizing Up the Enemies and Allies: Evaluation in British Foreign Policy Documents 1938-39.