Third-sector discourses and the future of (un)employment : skilled labor, new technologies, and the meaning of work

Graham, Philip W. & Paulsen, Neil (2002) Third-sector discourses and the future of (un)employment : skilled labor, new technologies, and the meaning of work. Text and Talk, 22(3), pp. 443-467.

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In this paper we analyse a 600,000 word corpus comprised of policy statements produced within supranational, national, state and local legislatures about the nature and causes of(un)employment. We identify significant rhetorical and discursive features deployed by third sector (un)employment policy authors that function to extend their legislative grasp to encompass the most intimate aspects of human association.

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ID Code: 26429
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Employment policy, Third Sector , Discourse analysis , Globalisation
DOI: 10.1515/text.2002.017
ISSN: 1860-7330
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LINGUISTICS (200400)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Walter de Gruyter
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Deposited On: 22 Jul 2009 01:37
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2013 23:44

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