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Moving toward a Supertheory for All Seasons: Dialectical Dynamic Systems Theory and Sociocultural Theory – A Reply to McCafferty (2016)

Issue: Vol 3 No. 1 (2016)

Journal: Language and Sociocultural Theory

Subject Areas: Writing and Composition Linguistics

DOI: 10.1558/lst.v3i1.30478



Author: Saeed Karimi-Aghdam

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