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Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


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Title: Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy
Subtitle: Recognition, Resources, and Access
Written By: Arlene Archer
Denise Newfield
URL: http://www.routledge.com/u/ArcherNewfieldLL
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Multimodality
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This book brings together social semiotics, cultural studies, multiliteracies, and other approaches in order to theorize very different learning environments, giving visibility to the modal effect in a range of disciplines. It highlights the ideological nature of discursive practices, examines questions of access, and argues for transformation of these practices, with a constant eye on issues of social justice and equity. Contributors argue that we can harness learners’ representational resources through making these resources visible, and creating less regulated spaces in the curriculum in which they can be used. Examples from primary education through to adult continuing education are used throughout the text.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415716734
Pages: 228
Prices: U.S. $ 125.00