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Book: Language, Society and Consciousness

Chapter: 8 Ways of Meaning, Ways of Learning: code as an explanatory concept

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.25631


The aim of this chapter is to show the power of the concept of code in explaining systematic variation in the meanings people habitually mean, an enquiry which was inspired by Bernstein’s writings on the relations of coding orientation to knowledge distribution in modern societies.

Chapter Contributors

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