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  • Social Linguistics and Literaciesby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This fully-updated new edition engages with topics such as orality and literacy, the history of literacy, the uses and abuses of literacy in that history, the analysis of language as cultural communication, and social theories of mind and meaning, among many other topics. It represents the most current statement of a widely discussed and used theory... more...

  • Social Linguistics and Literaciesby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ?New Literacy Studies?. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of language, learning and literacy in their social,... more...

  • An Introduction to Discourse Analysisby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    An introduction to one form of discourse analysis useful for understanding communication problems in society and in institutions like schools. This new edition is a complete revision of the original text containing substantial new material. more...

  • Situated Language and Learningby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Tackles the big ideas about language, literacy and learning. Why do poor and minority students under-perform in school? Do computer games help or hinder learning? What can new research in psychology teach our educational policy makers? more...

  • What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacyby James Paul Gee

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 27.00

    This volume looks seriously at the good that can come from playing video games. Gee is interested in the cognitive development that can occur when someone is trying to escape a maze, find hidden treasure and, even, blasting away an enemy with a high-powered rifle. more...

  • How to do Discourse Analysis: A Toolkitby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 40.95

    How to do Discourse Analysis: A Toolkit is the essential new book from James Paul Gee, bestselling author of An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method . It is the companion text to Gee?s An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method , meant for those interested in learning discourse analysis by doing it. The interdisciplinary... more...

  • An Introduction to Discourse Analysisby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, this book examines the field of discourse analysis and presents James Paul Gee?s unique, integrated approach, which incorporates both a theory of language-in-use and a method of research. The third edition of this bestselling text has been extensively revised, updated, and cross-referenced with the practical... more...

  • The Anti-Education Eraby James Paul Gee

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 16.99

    One of the first champions of the positive effects of gaming reveals the dark side of today?s digital and social media   Today?s schools are eager to use the latest technology in the classroom, but rather than improving learning, the new e-media can just as easily narrow students? horizons. Education innovator James Paul Gee first documented the... more...

  • How to Do Discourse Analysis 2nd editionby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    How to do Discourse Analysis: A Toolkit is the essential guide to doing discourse analysis, from James Paul Gee, bestselling author of An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method . This second edition includes new examples, especially from digital media, a more user-friendly and accessible layout and a companion website. more...

  • An Introduction to Discourse Analysisby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis examines the field and presents James Paul Gee?s unique integrated approach which incorporates both a theory of language-in-use and a method of research. more...