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Bazerman, Charles

  1. Paul Prior

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0080

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Prior, P. 2012. Bazerman, Charles. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Charles Bazerman's foundational contributions to the interdisciplinary field of writing and literacy studies have had a wide influence in applied linguistics. As a writing researcher, rhetorician, and literacy theorist, he is particularly known for his contributions to genre theory, the rhetoric of science and technology, writing across the curriculum/writing in the disciplines (WAC/WID), and theories of literate practice as social action.


  • discourse analysis;
  • research methods in applied linguistics;
  • language for academic purposes;
  • literacy;
  • sociocultural language studies;
  • writing