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  • Writing and Identityby Roz Ivanic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 180.00

    Writing is not just about conveying ‘content’ but also about the representation of self. (One of the reasons people find writing difficult is that they do not feel comfortable with the ‘me’ they are portraying in their writing. Academic writing in particular often poses a conflict of identity for students in higher education,... more...

  • The Politics of Writingby Romy Clark; Roz Ivanic

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Writing matters: it plays a key role in the circulation of ideas in society and has a direct impact on the development of democracy. But only a few get to do the kind of writing that most influence this development. The Politics of Writing examines writing as a social practice. The authors draw on critical linguistics, cultural studies and literacy... more...

  • Situated Literaciesby David Barton; Mary Hamilton; Roz Ivanic

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    Situated Literacies is a rich and varied collection of key writings from leading international scholars in the field of literacy. Each contribution, written in a clear, accessible style, makes the link between literacies in specific contexts and broader social practices. Detailed ethnographic studies of a wide variety of specific situations, all... more...

  • Literacy Lives and Learningby David Barton; Roz Ivanic; Yvon Appleby; Rachel Hodge; Karin Tusting

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    Demonstrating what it is like to be an adult learner in today?s world, this book focuses on language, literacy and numeracy learning. The authors explore the complex relationship between learning and adults? lives, following a wide range of individual students in various formal learning situations, from college environments to a young homeless project,... more...

  • Improving Learning in Collegeby Roz Ivanic; Richard Edwards; David Barton; Marilyn Martin-Jones; Zoe Fowler; Buddug Hughes; Greg Mannion; Kate Miller; Candice Satchwell; June Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    What's the problem with literacy at college? How might everyday literacy be harnessed for educational ends? Based on the first major study of literacy practices in colleges in the UK, this book explores the reading and writing associated with learning subjects across the college curriculum. It investigates literacy practices in which students... more...

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