Social Linguistics and Literacies: Ideology in Discourses

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Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Discourse analysis - 218 pages
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This text attempts to bridge the disciplinary gap between the study of language and literacy, and the study of social theory and critical pedagogy. Topics covered include contemporary, social and cultural approaches to literacy, and key aspects of discourse studies and sociolinguistics.
  

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Contents

From Plato to Freire
22
Sociocultural Approaches to
46
Choosing Guessing and Cultural Models
66
Status Solidarity and Social Identity
90
Discourses and Literacies
122
Language Individuals and Discourses
149
References
192
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James Paul Gee is Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies at Arizona State University. He is the author of "Social Linguistics and Literacies, " a foundational work in the field of New Literacy Studies, and "Why Video Games Are Good For Your Soul.

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