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Bazerman, Charles

Overview
Works: 79 works in 350 publications in 2 languages and 11,843 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Author of introduction, Other
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Most widely held works by Charles Bazerman
The languages of Edison's light by Charles Bazerman( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Bazerman tells the story of the emergence of electric light as a story of symbols and communication. He examines how Edison and his colleagues represented light and power to themselves and to others as the technology was transformed from an idea to a daily fact of life. He looks at the rhetoric used to create meaning and value for the emergent technology in the laboratory, in patent offices and courts, in financial markets, in boardrooms, in city halls, in newspapers, and in the consumer market-place. Along the way he describes the social and communicative arrangements that shaped and transformed the world in which Edison acted. He portrays Edison, both the individual and the corporation, as a self-conscious social actor whose rhetorical groundwork was crucial to the technology's material realization and success."--Jacket
What writing does and how it does it : an introduction to analyzing texts and textual practices by Charles Bazerman( )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With its broad range of methodological examples, What Writing Does and How It Does It is a unique and invaluable resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students and for researchers in education, composition, ESL and applied linguistics, communication, L1 and L2 learning, print media, and electronic media. It will also be useful in all social sciences that place importance on texts and textual practices, such as education, English, writing, and rhetoric."--Jacket
International advances in writing research : cultures, places, measures by Charles Bazerman( )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The thirty chapters in INTERNATIONAL ADVANCES IN WRITING RESEARCH: CULTURES, PLACES, MEASURES were selected from the more than 500 presentations at the Writing Research Across Borders II Conference in 2011. With representatives from more than forty countries, this conference gave rise to the International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research. The chapters selected for this collection represent cutting edge research on writing from all regions, organized around three themes-cultures, places, and measures. The authors report research that considers writing in all levels of schooling, in science, in the public sphere, and in the workplace, as well as the relationship among these various places of writing. The authors also consider the cultures of writing-among them national cultures, gender cultures, schooling cultures, scientific cultures, and cultures of the workplace."--Back cover
A Theory of Literate Action : Literate Action volume 2 by Charles Bazerman( )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second in a two-volume set, A Theory of Literate Action draws on work from the social sciences--and in particular sociocultural psychology, phenomenological sociology, and the pragmatic tradition of social science--to "reconceive rhetoric fundamentally around the problems of written communication rather than around rhetoric's founding concerns of high stakes, agonistic, oral public persuasion" (p. 3). An expression of more than a quarter-century of reflection and scholarly inquiry, this volume represents a significant contribution to contemporary rhetorical theory."--Open Textbook Library
A Rhetoric of Literate Action : Literate Action volume 1 by Charles Bazerman( )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first in a two-volume set, A Rhetoric of Literate Action is written for "the experienced writer with a substantial repertoire of skills, [who] now would find it useful to think in more fundamental strategic terms about what they want their texts to accomplish, what form the texts might take, how to develop specific contents, and how to arrange the work of writing." The reader is offered a framework for identifying and understanding the situations writing comes out of and is directed toward; a consideration of how a text works to transform a situation and achieve the writer's motives; and advice on how to bring the text to completion and "how to manage the work and one's own emotions and energies so as to accomplish the work most effectively.""--Open Textbook Library
Genre in a changing world( )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genre studies and genre approaches to literacy instruction continue to develop in many regions and from a widening variety of approaches. Genre has provided a key to understanding the varying literacy cultures of regions, disciplines, professions, and educational settings. GENRE IN A CHANGING WORLD provides a wide-ranging sampler of the remarkable variety of current work. The twenty-four chapters in this volume, reflecting the work of scholars in Europe, Australasia, and North and South America, were selected from the over 400 presentations at SIGET IV (the Fourth International Symposium on Genre Studies) held on the campus of UNISUL in Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil in August 2007-the largest gathering on genre to that date. The chapters also represent a wide variety of approaches, including rhetoric, Systemic Functional Linguistics, media and critical cultural studies, sociology, phenomenology, enunciation theory, the Geneva school of educational sequences, cognitive psychology, relevance theory, sociocultural psychology, activity theory, Gestalt psychology, and schema theory. Sections are devoted to theoretical issues, studies of genres in the professions, studies of genre and media, teaching and learning genre, and writing across the curriculum. The broad selection of material in this volume displays the full range of contemporary genre studies and sets the ground for a next generation of work
Handbook of research on writing : history, society, school, individual, text by Charles Bazerman( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Handbook of Research on Writing ventures to sum up inquiry over the last few decades on what we know about writing and the many ways we know it. It advances the field by aggregating the broad ranging, interdisciplinary, multidimensional strands of writing research and bringing them together into a common intellectual space
Shaping written knowledge : the genre and activity of the experimental article in science by Charles Bazerman( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The problem of writing knowledge; What written knowledge does: three examples of academic discourse; The emergence of literature and social forms in early modern science; Typified activities in twentieth-century physics; The reinterpretation of forms in the social sciences; Scientific writing as a social practice
Textual dynamics of the professions : historical and contemporary studies of writing in professional communities by Charles Bazerman( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Textual Dynamics of the Profession, 15 essays examine the effects of texts on professional practices in academic, scientific, and business settings. Editors Charles Bazerman and James Paradis characterize "textual dynamics" as an interaction in which professional texts and discourses are constructed by, and in turn construct, social practices. Lauded for its contribution to the field of rhetoric and composition, this landmark collection offers essays that make a significant contribution to the scholarship of professional discourse practices. --
Reading skills handbook by Harvey S Wiener( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The informed writer : using sources in the disciplines by Charles Bazerman( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landmark essays on writing across the curriculum( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing skills handbook by Charles Bazerman( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditions of writing research( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditions of Writing Research €reflects the various styles of work offered at the Writing Research Across Borders conference. This volume, like the conference that it grew out of, will bring new perspectives to the rich dialogue of contemporary research on writing and advance understanding of this complex and important human activity
Constructing experience by Charles Bazerman( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout this book, Bazerman maintains that research into writing is the examination of what people do and have done, what influences what they do, and what texts do to people who write and read them. In addition, he reiterates the importance of literacy as a connecting device, essential to survival, growth, and change. Lack of literacy cuts people off from the institutions and means of life in a society
Basic reading skills handbook by Harvey S Wiener( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reference guide to writing across the curriculum by Charles Bazerman( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reference Guide to Writing Across the Curriculum traces the Writing Across the Curriculum movement from its origins in British secondary education through its flourishing in American higher education and extension to American primary and secondary education. The authors follow their historical review of the literature by a review of research into primary, secondary, and higher education WAC teaching and learning. Subsequent chapters examine the relations of WAC to Writing to Learn theory, research, and pedagogy, as well as its interactions with the Rhetoric of Science and Writing in the Disciplines movements. Current issues of theory and practice are followed by a presentation of best practices in program design, assessment, and classroom practices. An extensive bibliography and suggestions for further reading round out this comprehensive guide to Writing Across the Curriculum." --Publisher description
All of us : a multicultural reading skills handbook by Harvey S Wiener( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side by side : a multicultural reader by Harvey S Wiener( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involved : writing for college, writing for your self [sic] by Charles Bazerman( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involved: Writing for College, Writing for Your Self helps students to understand their college experience as a way of advancing their own personal concerns and to draw substance from their reading and writing assignments. By enabling students to understand what it is they are being asked to write{u2014}from basic to complex communications{u2014}and how they can go about fulfilling those tasks meaningfully and successfully, this book helps students to develop themselves in all the ways the university offers. This edition of the book has been adapted from the print edition, published in 1997 by Houghton Mifflin. Copyrighted materials{u2014}primarily images and examples within the text{u2014}have been removed from this edition. --
 
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The languages of Edison's light
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What writing does and how it does it : an introduction to analyzing texts and textual practicesGenre in a changing worldHandbook of research on writing : history, society, school, individual, textShaping written knowledge : the genre and activity of the experimental article in scienceTextual dynamics of the professions : historical and contemporary studies of writing in professional communitiesReading skills handbookThe informed writer : using sources in the disciplinesLandmark essays on writing across the curriculum
Alternative Names
Bazerman, Ch.

Charles Bazerman American educator and scholar

查爾斯·柏澤曼

Languages
English (241)

Chinese (4)