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Legitimation Code Theory

Knowledge-Building in Research and Practice

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Legitimation Code Theory (LCT) first emerged as a framework for the study of knowledge and education and is now being used to analyse a growing range of different practices. It builds on the ideas of Bernstein and Bourdieu and integrates insights from diverse fields including linguistics, literary criticism, physics and anthropology. Taking an innovative multidisciplinary approach, this series presents work that uses LCT to explore and generate knowledge-building in education. The books focus on everything from cutting-edge developments in theory to new forms of educational practice, and spring from a wide range of disciplines – from physics to ballet, and dentistry to design.

  • Accessing Academic Discourse

    Systemic Functional Linguistics and Legitimation Code Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. R. Martin, Karl Maton, Y. J. Doran

    Academic discourse is the gateway not only to educational success but to worlds of imagination, discovery and accumulated wisdom. Understanding the nature of academic discourse and developing ways of helping everyone access, shape and change this knowledge is critical to supporting social justice.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Legitimation Code Theory