The Essential James Gee: An Introduction to Discourse Analysis is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge. It features an original introduction and selections on critical discourse analysis, virtual worlds, and multimodality (to name just a few), all hand-picked by the author himself, James Paul Gee.
Featuring a chapter from each of James Paul Gee's books with Routledge and curated by the author himself, this FreeBook addresses fundamental questions about language. This sampler will introduce you to the fundamentals of Discourse Analysis while also providing you with an overview of James Gee's significant contributions to the discipline of linguistics.
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…
Paperback – 2015-03-04
Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy—starting in the early 1980s—came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into…
Paperback – 2014-12-15
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Discourse Analysis is becoming increasingly "multimodal", concerned primarily with the interplay of language, image and sound. Video Games allow humans to create, live in and have conversations with new multimodal worlds. In this ground-breaking new textbook, best-selling author and experienced…
Paperback – 2014-06-17
Discourse analysis considers how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural perspectives and identities. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis examines the field and presents James Paul Gee’s unique integrated approach which…
Paperback – 2014-01-24
In Language and Learning in the Digital Age, linguist James Paul Gee and educator Elisabeth Hayes deal with the forces unleashed by today’s digital media, forces that are transforming language and learning for good and ill. They argue that the role of oral language is almost always entirely…
Paperback – 2011-01-25
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?In this major new book, Gee tackles the 'big ideas' about language, literacy and learning, putting forward an integrated…
Paperback – 2004-07-08
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