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  1. Researching Language and Social Media

    A Student Guide

    By Ruth Page, David Barton, Johann Wolfgang Unger, Michele Zappavigna

    Social Media is fast becoming a key area of linguistic research. This highly accessible guidebook leads students through the process of undertaking research in order to explore the language that people use when they communicate on social media sites. This textbook provides: An introduction to...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Language Online

    Investigating Digital Texts and Practices

    By David Barton, Carmen Lee

    In Language Online, David Barton and Carmen Lee investigate the impact of the online world on the study of language. The effects of language use in the digital world can be seen in every aspect of language study, and new ways of researching the field are needed. In this book the authors look at...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Local Literacies

    Reading and Writing in One Community

    By David Barton, Mary Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Linguistics Classics

    Local Literacies is a unique detailed study of the role of reading and writing in people’s everyday lives. By concentrating on a selection of people in a particular community in Lancaster, England, the authors analyse how they use literacy in their day-to-day lives. It follows four people in detail...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Improving Learning in College

    Rethinking Literacies Across the Curriculum

    By Roz Ivanic, Richard Edwards, David Barton, Marilyn Martin-Jones, Zoe Fowler, Buddug Hughes, Greg Mannion, Kate Miller, Candice Satchwell, June Smith

    Series: Improving Learning

    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...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Literacy, Lives and Learning

    By David Barton, Roz Ivanic, Yvon Appleby, Rachel Hodge, Karin Tusting

    Series: Literacies

    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,...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  6. Expanding the Criminological Imagination

    Edited by Alana Barton, Karen Corteen, David Scott, Dave Whyte

    This book brings together a series of writings on the problems facing contemporary criminology, highlighting the main theoretical priorities of critical analysis and their application to substantive case studies of research in action. Its main aim is to establish the conceptual and practical...

    Published November 1st 2006 by Willan

  7. Situated Literacies

    Theorising Reading and Writing in Context

    Edited by David Barton, Mary Hamilton, Roz Ivanic

    Series: Literacies

    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...

    Published October 21st 1999 by Routledge

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