Bad Time Stories: Government-Union Conflicts and the by Yonatan Reshef,Charles Keim PDF

By Yonatan Reshef,Charles Keim

The Nineties and 2000s have been specially tough a long time for government–public quarter union family members in Canada. emerging bills and starting to be money owed intended that governments have been in search of reductions, and public area unions and staff have been effortless objectives for presidency activities. sour conflicts among unions and governments erupted and every labour dispute concerned quite a few rounds of public rhetoric within which each side tried to justify their activities and stigmatize their opponents.

In Bad Time Stories, Yonatan Reshef and Charles Keim examine the language of either events on the way to establish the legitimation ideas at paintings in the course of government-union clash. The authors use proof drawn from newspapers, speeches, parliamentary transcripts, and felony statements in providing a brand new framework for realizing the discursive options hired through governments and unions in labour disputes.

Using a case research and linguistic process, Bad Time Stories deals a different point of view on commercial relatives and may be of curiosity to students within the parts of commercial, public coverage, and communications, besides to these without delay concerned about union-management negotiations.

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