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Sun Mar 08 2009

Books: Applied Linguistics/Linguistic Theories: Christie, Martin (Eds)

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        1.    Luke Roberts, Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy: Christie, Martin (Eds)


Message 1: Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy: Christie, Martin (Eds)
Date: 02-Mar-2009
From: Luke Roberts <lrobertscontinuumbooks.com>
Subject: Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy: Christie, Martin (Eds)
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Title: Language, Knowledge and Pedagogy
Subtitle: Functional Linguistic and Sociological Perspectives
Published: 2009
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
                http://www.continuumbooks.com

Editor: Frances Christie
Editor: J. R. Martin
Hardback: ISBN: 9780826489173 Pages: 304 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Paperback: ISBN: 1847065724 9781847065728 Pages: 288 Price: U.K. £ 24.99
Paperback: ISBN: 1847065724 9781847065728 Pages: 288 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

Note: This is the paperback edition of a previously announced book.

This book explores the nature of knowledge, language and pedagogy from the
perspective of two complementary theories: systemic functional linguistics,
and Bernstein-inspired sociology. Bernstein's sociology of knowledge makes
a distinction between horizontal and vertical discourses as ways in which
knowledge is transmitted in institutional settings, with teachers as agents
of symbolic control.

Systemic functional linguists have explored educational discourse according
to similar hierarchies, and by bringing the two perspectives together this
book shows the impact of language on knowledge and pedagogy. The
contributors examine the different structures of knowledge and the flow of
information within the school context, but also according to language in
early childhood, literacy, English, the social sciences, science and
mathematics. The result is a progressive and dynamic analysis of knowledge
structures at work in educational institutions.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Linguistic Theories

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=39782


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