An Introduction to the Ecology of Written Language 2nd Revised edition
By (author) David Barton
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Literacy by David Barton
Book DescriptionThis introduction to the expanding field of literacy studies has been fully revised for the second edition. It explores recent developments and new research that has contributed to our understanding of literacy practices, reflecting on the interdisciplinary growth of the study of reading and writing over the past decade. * An introductory textbook on the growing field of literacy studies, fully updated for the new edition * Includes new sections detailing recent completed studies of literacy practices, and the use of new technologies * Distinguishes between the competing definitions of literacy in contemporary society, and examines the language and learning theories which underpin new views of literacy * Now features additional material on cross-cultural perspectives, US-based examples, and information detailing current educational policy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405111140
(237mm x 162mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Barton
Local Literacies, Hardback (February 2012)
Originally published: London: Routledge, 1998.
Anthropology of Writing, Paperback (December 2011)» View all books by David Barton
The studies included in the book examine quotidien acts of writing and their significance in a textually-mediated world.
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Author Biography - David Barton
David Barton is Professor of Language and Literacy and Director of the Literacy Research Centre at Lancaster University. His publications include Beyond Communities of Practice (co-edited with Karin Tusting, 2005), Letter Writing as a Social Practice (co-edited with Nigel Hall, 2000), and Local Literacies: Reading and Writing in One Community (with Mary Hamilton, 1998).
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