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ERIC Number: EJ581310
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0731-6755
The Pedagogical Dissemination of a Genre: The Resume in American Business Discourse Textbooks, 1914-1939.
Popken, Randall
JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory, v19 n1 p91-116 1999
Suggests that the textbook plays a role in the origin and subsequent development of a genre. Illustrates this by discussing the genre of the resume, which has risen to prominence in 20th-century professional job-search contexts. Concludes that authors of business discourse textbooks helped to stabilize the newly developed resume and disseminated it to students. (RS)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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