ISBN-10:
0761903216
ISBN-13:
9780761903215
Pub. Date:
10/15/1996
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Scientific and Technical Communication: Theory, Practice, and Policy / Edition 1

Scientific and Technical Communication: Theory, Practice, and Policy / Edition 1

by James H. Collier
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ISBN-13: 9780761903215
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/15/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE RHETORIC
Scientific and Technical Communication in Context
Reading Scientific and Technical Texts
Writing Scientific and Technical Texts
Understanding Audiences
Language, Persuasion, and Argument
Participation and Policy
PART TWO: THE READER
Putting People Back into the Business of Science - Steve Fuller
Constituting a National Forum for Setting the Research Agenda
Textual Technologies - Geoff Cooper
New Literary Forms and Reflexivity
Science and Communication - William Keith
Beyond Form and Content
Migrating across Disciplinary Boundaries - Dale L Sullivan
The Case of David Raup's and John Sepkoski's Periodicity Papers
Challenging High-Tech War - Sujatha Raman
Surgical Strike or Collateral Damage?
Restructuring Demand for Scientific Expertise - Sheila Tobias, Daryl Chubin and Kevin Aylesworth

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