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ERIC Number: EJ524208
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-6519
A Legal Discourse Community: Text Centered and Interdisciplinary in Social and Political Context.
Griggs, Karen
Journal of Business and Technical Communication, v10 n2 p251-69 Apr 1996
Reviews recent studies of legal discourse and nonacademic writing and presents the results of a historical case study on an environmental public policy. Finds that a dynamic discourse community changed writing roles among government employees, lay members of the audience, and water pollution control board members. States that controversial provisions of the law delayed rule making. (PA)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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