The Narrative Construction of Identities in Critical Education by A. ArchakisThe Narrative Construction of Identities in Critical Education by A. Archakis

The Narrative Construction of Identities in Critical Education

byA. Archakis, V. Tsakona

Hardcover | November 13, 2012

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Based on approaches from discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, this study proposes an analytical model focusing on the linguistic and discursive means narrators use to construct a variety of identities in everyday stories. This model is further exploited in language teaching to cultivate students' cultural sensitivity and critical literacy.
ARGIRIS ARCHAKIS is Associate Professor in Discourse Analysis and Sociolinguistics at the Department of Philology, University of Patras, Greece, where he has been working since 1997. He has carried out research and published extensively on the analysis of various discourse genres, like youth conversational narratives, classroom discour...
Title:The Narrative Construction of Identities in Critical EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:211 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:November 13, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230313957

ISBN - 13:9780230313958


Table of Contents

List of tables Acknowledgments Introduction PART I: ON THE THEORY OF IDENTITIES Introducing Identities Defining Identity PART II: IDENTITIES IN CONVERSATIONAL NARRATIVES Narrative Theory, Data, and Methodology of the Study Analyzing Conversational Narratives PART III: IDENTITIES IN CONVERSATIONAL NARRATIVES: A MODEL FOR THEIR EXPLOITATION IN LANGUAGE TEACHING Narratives and Language Teaching Narratives and Critical Literacy Exploring the Narrative Construction of Identities in Class Conclusion Endnotes References Index