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Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics

Educating for Language and Literacy Diversity

Mobile Selves

Editors: Prinsloo, M., Stroud, C. (Eds.)

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  • Timely focus on issues of mobility and migration in relation to education and literacy
  • Chapters by an international line-up of authors offer both accounts of global ethnoscapes as well as local practices and processes
  • Extends and develops on The Future of Literacy Studies to push the field forward, and takes an ethnographic approach to examining literacy - a new method of research that is fast becoming established as an exciting interdisciplinary initiative with wide appeal for applied and exploratory research
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Educators and researchers in variety of locations increasingly encounter linguistically and socio-culturally diverse groups of students in their classrooms and lecture halls. This book examines everyday forms of talk and writing in relation to standardised forms and schooling expectations to suggest ways forward in educational discourse.

About the authors

Mastin Prinsloo is an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His recent edited books include Literacy Studies and The Future of Literacy Studies.
 
Christopher Stroud is Professor of Linguistics at University of the Western Cape, South Africa, and Professor of Bilingual Research at Stockholm University, Sweden. His recent publications include Style, Identity and Literacy: English in Singapore.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-19

    Prinsloo, Mastin (et al.)

  • Classroom Constructions of Language and Literacy Activity

    Pages 23-44

    Leung, Constant (et al.)

  • What is Quechua Literacy for? Ideological Dilemmas in Intercultural Bilingual Education in the Peruvian Andes

    Pages 45-72

    Zavala, Virginia

  • Growth of Communicative Competence in a Dynamic African Context: Challenges for Developmental Assessment

    Pages 73-96

    Serpell, Robert

  • Moving between Ekasi and the Suburbs: the Mobility of Linguistic Resources in a South African De(re)segregated School

    Pages 97-115

    McKinney, Carolyn

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Educating for Language and Literacy Diversity
Book Subtitle
Mobile Selves
Editors
  • M. Prinsloo
  • C. Stroud
Series Title
Palgrave Advances in Language and Linguistics
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30986-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137309860
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30983-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-30984-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 220
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