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Situated literacies : reading and writing in context

Author: David Barton; Mary Hamilton; Roz Ivanič
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Literacies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Situated Literacies is a collection of key writings from leading international scholars in the field of literacy. Each contribution makes the link between literacies in specific contexts and broader practices. Among the issues discussed are: the visual and material aspects, concepts of time and space, how literacies shape and sustain identities in communities, the relationship between texts and their practices, and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Barton; Mary Hamilton; Roz Ivanič
ISBN: 0415206707 9780415206709 0415206715 9780415206716
OCLC Number: 40693823
Description: xv, 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Literacy practices / David Barton and Mary Hamilton --
Expanding the new literacy studies : using photographs to explore literacy as social practice / Mary Hamilton --
The new literacy studies and time : an exploration / Karin Tusting --
There is no escape from third-space theory : borderland discourse and the 'in-between' literacies of prisons / Anita Wilson --
Becoming just another alphanumeric code : farmers' encounters with the literacy and discourse practices of agricultural bureaucracy at the livestock auction / Kathryn Jones --
Texts in practices : interpreting the physical characteristics of children's project work / Fiona Ormerod and Roz Ivanič --
Family literacy : a pedagogy for the future? / Kathy Pitt --
Emergent literacy practices in an electronic community / Renata de Pourbaix --
Respect and the pursuit of 'symmetry' in researching literacy and student writing / Simon Pardoe --
Researching literacy practices : learning from activities with teachers and students / David Barton --
New Literacy Studies : from 'socially situated' to the work of the social / James Paul Gee --
New Literacy Studies : context, intertextuality and discourse / Janet Maybin --
New Literacy Studies at the interchange / Karin Tusting, Roz Ivanič and Anita Wilson.
Series Title: Literacies.
Responsibility: edited by David Barton, Mary Hamilton, and Roz Ivanic.
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This is a varied collection of key writings from leading international scholars in the field of literacy. It makes a timely and important contribution to literary practices - essential reading for  Read more...


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'This is an up-to-date collection of research-based articles on the social, communicative activities of reading and writing, edited by three of the people who have put Lancaster University on the Read more...

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