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LINGUIST List 20.4251

Thu Dec 10 2009

Books: Discourse Analysis/Applied Ling: Higgins, Norton (Eds)

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        1.    Elinor Robertson, Language and HIV/AIDS: Higgins, Norton (Eds)

Message 1: Language and HIV/AIDS: Higgins, Norton (Eds)
Date: 09-Dec-2009
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Language and HIV/AIDS: Higgins, Norton (Eds)
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Title: Language and HIV/AIDS
Series Title: Critical Language and Literacy Studies
Published: 2010
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847692191

Editor: Christina Higgins
Editor: Bonny Norton
Hardback: ISBN: 1847692206 9781847692207 Pages: 296 Price: U.S. $ 129.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1847692206 9781847692207 Pages: 296 Price: U.K. £ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1847692192 9781847692191 Pages: 296 Price: U.K. £ 24.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1847692192 9781847692191 Pages: 296 Price: U.S. $ 44.95
Abstract:

This volume focuses on the role of language in the construction of
knowledge about HIV/AIDS in diverse regions of the world. The collection
of studies yields helpful insights about the discursive construction of
this knowledge in both formal and informal contexts, while demonstrating
how the tools of applied linguistics can be exercised to reveal a deeper
understanding of the production and dissemination of this knowledge. The
authors use a range of qualitative methodologies to critically explore the
role of language and discourse in educational contexts in which various and
sometimes competing forms of knowledge about HIV/AIDS are constructed. They
draw on various forms of discourse analysis, ethnography, and social
semiotics to interpret meaning-making practices in HIV/AIDS education in
Australia, Cambodia, Burkina Faso, Hong Kong, India, South Africa,
Tanzania, Thailand, and Uganda.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis

Written In: English (eng )

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