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LINGUIST List 17.2628

Fri Sep 15 2006

Books: Ling & Literature: Whittaker, O'Donnell, McCabe (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Simone Gilson, Language and Literacy: Whittaker, O'Donnell, McCabe (Eds)


Message 1: Language and Literacy: Whittaker, O'Donnell, McCabe (Eds)
Date: 13-Sep-2006
From: Simone Gilson <sgilsoncontinuumbooks.com>
Subject: Language and Literacy: Whittaker, O'Donnell, McCabe (Eds)


Title: Language and Literacy
Subtitle: Functional Approaches
Published: 2006
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
                http://www.continuumbooks.com

Book URL: http://http://www.continuumbooks.com/Books/detail.aspx?ReturnURL=/Search/default.aspx&CountryID=1&Im

Editor: Rachel Whittaker, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Editor: Mick O'Donnell, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Editor: Anne McCabe, Saint Louis University, Madrid
Hardback: ISBN: 0826489478 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Abstract:

This volume examines the relationship between language and literacy from a
systemic functional perspective. The book starts with a retrospective view
on the development of language education practices, written by eminent
linguistics Michael Halliday and Ruqaiya Hasan, and then shows how this
approach is implemented today. The second section presents a detailed
analysis of how considerations of literacy education are approached in
educational systems around the world. The contributors examine issues such
as metadiscourse, genre, cultural politics, and how systemic functional
grammar can help to raise literacy standards. The final section looks at
literacy in more specific disciplines, including history, literature,
science and student writing. The essays collected here present a
comprehensive analysis of language and literacy from a systemic functional
perspective, written by academics at the forefront of the field. It will be
of interest to researchers in systemic functional linguistics, or language
and education.

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=21141


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Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
CSLI Publications http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 




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