More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 6/23/2011.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the 'New Literacy Studies'.This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of language, learning and literacy in their social, cultural and political contexts. It shows how contemporary sociocultural approaches to language and literacy emerged and:Engages with topics such as orality and literacy, the history of literacy, the nature of discourse analysis and social theories of mind and meaningExplores how language functions in a societyThrough the exploration of the notion of 'Discourse', it surveys the current state of the field with specific reference to cross-cultural issues in communities and schools.This new edition incorporates contemporary work on "new literacies", that is, meaning making that uses digital media, images, or "multimodal texts" which integrate words and images. This new perspective fully updates the book and its approach to language, learning, and literacy in society and culture.
James Paul Gee is the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies of Arizona State University, Tempe.
Table of Contents
|Literacy crises||p. 26|
|The literacy myth and the history of literacy||p. 47|
|The New Literacy Studies||p. 63|
|Social languages, situated meanings, and cultural models||p. 87|
|Discourse analysis||p. 112|
|Discourse analysis: stories go to school||p. 127|
|Discourses and literacies||p. 147|
|Language, individuals, and Discourses||p. 199|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|