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Author Pecorari, Diane
Title Academic Writing and Plagiarism : A Linguistic Analysis
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (224 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Series Criminal Practice Ser
Criminal Practice Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Plagiarism: Why the Need for a Linguistic Analysis? -- 2 Plagiarism in Perspective -- 3 Learning to Write from Sources -- 4 The Texts -- 5 'My Position, it is Impossible': The Writers' Perspectives -- 6 The Readers -- 7 Plagiarism, Patchwriting and Source Use in Context -- Appendix: Research Methods -- References -- Author Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Subject Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- I -- K -- L -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- W
Plagiarism has long been regarded with concern by the university community as a serious act of wrongdoing threatening core academic values. There has been a perceived increase in plagiarism over recent years, due in part to issues raised by the new media, a diverse student population and the rise in English as a lingua franca. This book examines plagiarism, the inappropriate relationship between a text and its sources, from a linguistic perspective. Diane Pecorari brings recent linguistic research to bear on plagiarism, including processes of first and second language writers; interplay between reading and writing; writer's identity and voice; and the expectations of the academic discourse community. Using empirical data drawn from a large sample of student writing, compared against written sources, Academic Writing and Plagiarism argues that some plagiarism, in this linguistic context, can be regarded as a failure of pedagogy rather than a deliberate attempt to transgress. The book examines the implications of this gap between the institutions' expectations of the students, student performance and institutional awareness, and suggests pedagogic solutions to be implemented at student, tutor and institutional levels. Academic Writing and Plagiarism is a cutting-edge research monograph which will be essential reading for researchers in applied linguistics
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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
Link Print version: Pecorari, Diane Academic Writing and Plagiarism : A Linguistic Analysis London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2010 9781441139535
Subject Plagiarism.;Academic writing.;Report writing.;Bibliographical citations
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