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作者 Janssen, Daniël
書名 Reading and Writing Public Documents
出版項 Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2001
國際標準書號 9789027299475 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (310 pages)
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附註 Reading and Writing Public Documents -- Editorial page -- Title page -- LCC data -- Table of contents -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. How research can lead to better government forms -- Chapter 3. Undercover research into text quality as a tool for communication management: The case of the Dutch tax department -- Chapter 4. Optimizing public information brochures: Formative evaluation in document design processes -- Chapter 5. Public documents in a multilingual context -- Chapter 6. Improving the quality of public documents. Or: Why training public writers often doesn't work -- Chapter 7. The lack of clarity in a sentence The style of official documents in Dutch -- Chapter 8. Convincing citizens: The role of argument quality -- Chapter 9. Collaborative writing for the government -- Chapter 10. Strategic revision of public documents: How policy writers revise documents in order to reach consensus -- Chapter 11. Trust but verify: Local suspensions of the cooperation principle in political communication -- Chapter 12. Reading to assess in professional life Reading styles of Dutch parliamentarians -- References -- About the authors -- Index
Governments communicate with the public through all kinds of documents: forms, brochures, letters, policy papers, and so on. These public documents have an important role in any democracy and their design very much affects the efficiency with which governments can perform their tasks.Document designers, linguists and other communication experts in the Netherlands have been studying public documents from a design point of view as well as empirically for decades. In this book, the most prominent of these researchers present the results of their work, collectively giving an overview of various recurring problems in government-to-public communication, and providing suggestions for problem solving
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Janssen, Daniël Reading and Writing Public Documents Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company,c2001 9789027232014
主題 Government report writing
Electronic books
Alt Author Neutelings, Rob
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