Positioning in practice : Understanding participation in the social world

@article{Linehan2000PositioningIP,
  title={Positioning in practice : Understanding participation in the social world},
  author={C. Linehan and J. McCarthy},
  journal={Journal for The Theory of Social Behaviour},
  year={2000},
  volume={30},
  pages={435-453}
}
In this paper we explore the possibilities of building on the complementarities of practice and discourse, specifically community of practice and discursive positioning, as a way of developing accounts of the child's experience in the classroom. Our accounts are based on interpreting extracts of classroom practice which are drawn from a broader project concerned with describing participation in schooling. Our aim is. to develop conceptual resources for understanding particular moments of… Expand