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Book: Language, Society and Consciousness

Chapter: 3 Speech Genre, Semiotic Mediation and the Development of Higher Mental Functions

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.25625


It is hope that the development of this chapter will reveal that an exploration of the relations between the three concepts invoked in the title – ‘speech genre’, ‘semiotic mediation’ and ‘the development of higher mental functions’ – is relevant to some of the foundational issues in linguistic theory.

Chapter Contributors

  • Ruqaiya Hasan ( - book-auth-41) 'Macquarie University (Emeritus)'