Vijay Bhatia

List of John Benjamins publications for which Vijay Bhatia plays a role.



Researching Specialized Languages

Edited by Vijay Bhatia, Purificación Sánchez and Pascual Pérez-Paredes

[Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 47] 2011. viii, 238 pp.
Subjects Corpus linguistics | Discourse studies | Lexicography | Pragmatics | Terminology


The traditional simplistic understanding of legal genre as homogeneous texts of legalese is recently confronted by researches focusing on the contextual aspects of legal communication, i.e. the production, circulation, and consumption of legal genres in diverse institutional contexts (Candlin and… read more
As Chinese legal system follows a statutory tradition, the writing of Chinese judicial opinions is normally considered as an invariant sequential process of stating the law, presenting the fact, and finally providing the conclusion. The official ideology is further reinforced by the fact that… read more
Bhatia, Vijay, Purificación Sánchez and Pascual Pérez-Paredes 2011 Specialized languages: Corpora, meta-analyses and applicationsResearching Specialized Languages, Bhatia, Vijay, Purificación Sánchez and Pascual Pérez-Paredes (eds.), pp. 1–8 | Article
Bhatia, Vijay 2005 Generic patterns in promotional discoursePersuasion Across Genres: A linguistic approach, Halmari, Helena and Tuija Virtanen (eds.), pp. 213–225 | Chapter
Bhatia, Vijay 2004 Legal discourse: Opportunities and threats for corpus linguisticsDiscourse in the Professions: Perspectives from corpus linguistics, Connor, Ulla and Thomas A. Upton (eds.), pp. 203–231 | Article
Bhatia, Vijay 2000 Genres in ConflictAnalysing Professional Genres, Trosborg, Anna (ed.), pp. 147 ff. | Article
Bhatia, Vijay 1999 Generic integrity in document designDocument Design 1:3, pp. 151–163 | Article
Genre is realization of a set of communicative purposes embedded in recurring rhetorical contexts displaying typical cognitive structuring. Most professional documents display their typical 'generic integrity' which is often identifiable in terms of a combination of text-internal and text-external… read more
Bhatia, Vijay 1997 Translating legal GenresText Typology and Translation, Trosborg, Anna (ed.), pp. 203 ff. | Article