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Author Prior, Paul A.

Title Writing/disciplinarity : a sociohistoric account of literate activity in the academy / Paul A. Prior.

Published Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  808.04207 PRIOR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 333 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Rhetoric, knowledge, and society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-324) and index.
Contents Editor's Introduction / Charles Bazerman -- I. Introduction. 1. Resituating the Discourse Community: A Sociohistoric Perspective -- II. Situated Explorations of Academic Writing Tasks. 2. Multiple Exposures: Tracing a Microhistory of Academic Writing Tasks. 3. Making Semiotic Genres: Topics, Contextualizations, and Literate Activity in Two Seminars. 4. Trajectories of Participation: Two Paths to the MA -- III. Literate Activity and Mediated Authorship. 5. Literate Activity, Scenes of Writing, and Mediated Authorship. 6. Images of Authorship in a Sociology Research Team. 7. Voices in the Networks: Distributed Agency in Streams of Activity. 8. A Microhistory of Mediated Authorship and Disciplinary Enculturation: Tracing Authoritative and Internally Persuasive Discourses -- IV. Redrawing the Maps of Writing and Disciplinarity. 9. Laminations of Activity: Chronotopes and Lilah. 10. Writing/Disciplinarity: A Sociohistoric Approach.
App. A. Situating the Research: Multiple Exposures of a Methodology -- App. B. Conventions of Data Representation.
Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects.
Interdisciplinary approach in education -- Social aspects.
Academic writing -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects.
Communication in the social sciences -- Social aspects.
Communication in the humanities -- Social aspects.
Communication in science -- Social aspects.
Written communication -- Social aspects.
ISBN 0805822968 (alk. paper)