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ERIC Number: EJ783150
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0883-0355
Discourse and Identity in Cultural-Historical Activity Theory: A Response
Daniels, Harry
International Journal of Educational Research, v46 n1-2 p94-99 2007
This article provides a response to two of the papers in the collection. In doing so it takes up two issues: the conceptualization and analysis of discourse within Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) and notions of identity and subject positioning within CHAT. Bernstein [(2000). "Pedagogy, symbolic control and identity: Theory research critique" (revised edition). Oxford: Rowman and Littlefield.] and Hasan [(2005). Semiotic mediation, language and society: Three exotripic theories--Vygotsky, Halliday and Bernstein. In J. J. Webster (Ed.), "Language, society and consciousness: Ruqaiya Hasan." London: Equinox.] inform the commentary.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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