Genetically Modified Language: The Discourse of the GM Debate / Edition 1

Genetically Modified Language: The Discourse of the GM Debate / Edition 1

by Guy Cook
     
 

"By carefully examining the language used by key players in the arena, from the media to politicians, supermarkets, biotech corporations and scientists, Guy Cook analyses critically the effects of their arguments on both policy and opinion." Written in a clear style and drawing on illustrative examples, Genetically Modified Language is an insightful look at how… See more details below

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"By carefully examining the language used by key players in the arena, from the media to politicians, supermarkets, biotech corporations and scientists, Guy Cook analyses critically the effects of their arguments on both policy and opinion." Written in a clear style and drawing on illustrative examples, Genetically Modified Language is an insightful look at how language shapes, and can be used to manipulate, our opinions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415314671
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1Politicians9
2Scientists30
3Journalists44
4Companies62
5Science and language77
6Key phrases91
7Metaphors and comparisons108
8Public politics123
App. 1Disputed facts132
App. 2'My 10 fears for GM food' (concluded)139

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