Academic writing and plagiarism: a linguistic analysis
"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 approaches plagiarism from a linguistic perspective, considering the relationship between texts and their sources. 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 comparison of student writing with its source, 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, classroom and institutional levels." "Academic Writing and Plagiarism is a cutting-edge research monograph which will be essential reading for researchers in applied linguistics."--BOOK JACKET.
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