The role of language is central in education – but there is much debate about the exact relation between children’s language and their educational success. The author provides a clear guide to the basic issues in the debates over language deficit, standard English and classroom language, and in...
Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge
The Sociolinguistics of Reading and Writing
Despite a vast amount of study, literacy is still a very confused topic, which requires the integration of findings from different areas. Reading and writing are psychological skills, but they are also linguistic skills (since people read and write meaningful language) and social skills (since...
Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge
The twin processes of planning and property development are inextricably linked – it’s not possible to carry out a development strategy without an understanding of the planning process, and equally planners need to know how real estate developers do their job. This third edition of Urban Planning...
Published January 11th 2009 by Routledge
This second edition is a comprehensive treatment of the twin processes of planning and development and the only book to bring the two fields together in a single text. Updated to reflect current practice, the case studies included in this text provide a clear understanding of the symbiotic...
Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge