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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 68.25
This book develops a new theory of multi-parameter singular integrals associated with Carnot-Carathéodory balls. Brian Street first details the classical theory of Calderón-Zygmund singular integrals and applications to linear partial differential equations. He then outlines the theory of multi-parameter Carnot-Carathéodory geometry, where the main... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Cultural Encounters examines how 'otherness' has been constituted, communicated and transformed in cultural representation. Covering a diverse range of media including film, TV, advertisements, video, photographs, painting, novels, poetry, newspapers and material objects, the contributors, who include Ludmilla Jordanova and Ivan Karp, explore the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
Social Literacies develops new and critical approaches to the understanding of literacy in an international perspective. It represents part of the current trend towards a broader consideration of literacy as social practices, and as its title suggests, it focuses on the social nature of reading and writing and the multiple character of literacy practices.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
First published in 1975, this study is concerned with the representation of non-European people in English popular fiction in the period from 1858-1920. It examines the developments in thinking about people across the world and shows how they affected writers? views of evolution, race, heredity and of the life of the so-called ?primitive? man. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Latin American Literacy and Numeracy Studies (LAL N S) are fairly unknown in other parts of the world. This book charts new directions in LAL N S and explores the relationship between these studies and international perspectives. Calling upon social practice approaches, New Literacy Studies, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and other paradigms,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 245.00
English is now a global phenomenon no longer defined by fixed territorial, cultural and social functions. The Routledge Companion to English Studies provides an authoritative overview of the subject area. Taking into account the changing conceptualisations of English, this Companion considers both historical trajectories and contemporary perspectives... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 37.68
Why do some school students struggle at numeracy? Here, the authors tackle this question in an original way, by focusing on numeracy as social practice. They report their findings using ethnographic-style approaches including formal and informal interviews. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00
This volume aims to raise awareness of the underlying complexities concerning student writing in the universities. The authors address a series of theoretical as well as practical questions regarding the literacies required of students in Higher Education, from the perspective of both students themselves and of their tutors. The research described... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 54.00
This book details the findings of a research project investigating the social uses of literacy in a range of contexts in South Africa. This approach treats literacy not simply as a set of technical skills learnt in formal education, but as social practices embedded in specific contexts, discourses and positions. What this means is made clear through... more...