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Disciplinary Identities: Individuality and Community in Academic Discourse (Cambridge Applied Linguistics)

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An engaging, advanced-level introduction to the emerging field of discourse studies of identity, with particular reference to academic contexts. Disciplinary Identities uses findings from corpus research to present fascinating insights into the relationship between author identity and disciplinarity in academic writing. Ken Hyland draws on a number of sources to explore ...more
Hardcover, 250 pages
Published March 22nd 2012 by Cambridge University Press
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Man, I like Ken Hyland. What a rock star researcher. For my own purposes here, the most useful stuff is the theory with identity in discourse communities and the definitions of disciplinarity.

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Key terms: proximity (placing yourself as a member of a discipline and "proximity [...] involves both identification /with/ and /by/ others" (29)) and positioning (placing your individual self as variation in discipline--"appropriating the discoursal categories of our communities as our ow
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