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Theresa Lillis
Open University
89Publications
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#1Theresa LillisH-Index: 20
In the past three decades, a body of research on issues related to multilingual scholars writing for publication has emerged, paralleling the rise of pressures on scholars around the world to publish their work in high-status journals, especially those included in particular journal citation indexes; these indexes typically privilege the use of English. Researchers have investigated multilingual scholars’ experiences and perspectives, the social contexts of their work, policies on research publi...
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#1Theresa LillisH-Index: 20
#2Maria LeedhamH-Index: 5
Last.Alison TwinerH-Index: 12
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Social work writing, often referred to as ‘recording’ or ‘paperwork’, is frequently the target of criticism in reviews and public media reporting. However, despite the many criticisms made and its significance in social work practice, little empirical research has been carried out on professional social work writing. This paper draws on findings from an ESRC-funded study in the UK to offer a baseline characterization of the nature and function of writing in contemporary social work. Drawing on t...
The relationship between gender and discourse has been a focus of theoretical and empirical attention in the fields of applied and sociolinguistics for some 30 years (for overviews see Cameron, 2006, 2007, 2010; Coates, 2004; Litosseliti & Sunderland, 2002; Talbot, 2010; Wodak, 1997), with debates continuing around the extent and specific ways in which language and discourse are gendered and how such gendering is enacted and sustained, often taking spoken language as the empirical object (Swann,...
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#1Theresa Lillis (OU: Open University)H-Index: 20
#2Mary Jane Curry (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 11
This paper explores the significance of gender in research and academic writing for publication. It reports on a gender-focused, interview-based study with 10 multilingual women scholars, set within a longitudinal research project in which they have participated for between 11 and 14 years. The scholars work in two disciplinary fields, education and psychology, and come from four national contexts: Hungary, Slovakia, Spain and Portugal. The paper argues that gender remains an ‘occluded’ (after S...
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#1Maria LeedhamH-Index: 5
#2Theresa LillisH-Index: 20
Last.Alison TwinerH-Index: 12
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#1Theresa Lillis (OU: Open University)H-Index: 20
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#1Mary Jane CurryH-Index: 11
#2Theresa LillisH-Index: 20
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#1Mary Jane CurryH-Index: 11
#2Theresa LillisH-Index: 20
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Professor Theresa Lillis, Maria Leedham and Alison Twiner are carrying out the first national project on writing and recording in social work: WiSP - Writing in professional social work practice in a changing communicative landscape. Alongside the project advisory panel, chaired by Lucy Gray, they are working to ensure findings can be used for informing education and training, as well as professional and institutional policy making.
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