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Title: Constructing a Productive Other. Discourse Theory and the Convention Refugee Hearing
Written By: Robert F Barsky
Series Title: Pragmatics and Beyond New Series, 29

A study of the process of constructing a productive Other for the purpose of being admitted to Canada in the categort of "Convention refugee". The whole claiming procedure is analyzed with respect to two actual cases, and contextualized by reference to pertinent national and international jurisprudence, all analyzed within the context of discourse analaysis.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556192975
ISBN-13: 9781556192975
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 149
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027250413
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