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Han, Zhengrui and Xiaoyu Li. 2011. Discourse of international commercial arbitration: The case of Mainland China. Journal of Pragmatics 43 (5) : 1380–1391.
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Analyzing Chinese arbitration discourse from a generic viewpoint, using a variety of data encompassing arbitration awards, rules and laws, and lawyers’ accounts, this study attempts to describe, elucidate and read generic and rhetorical characteristics of arbitration awards and the relationship between these characteristics and the background Chinese arbitration context.