Publications


English summaries of project reports

Karlsson, Anna-Malin. 2003: Writing and texts in construction. A case study of the daily reading and writing practices of construction workers. (Skrift och texter på bygget. En undersökning av vad och hur några byggnadsarbetare läser och skriver, verbalt och visuellt, i sitt arbete.) Report no. 2 from the project Literacy Practices in Working Life.
> English summary

Karlsson, Anna-Malin. 2003: The cab is his office. A study of the reading and writing, texts and literacy environments of a truck driver. (Med bilen som kontor. Om en lastbilsförares skriftbruk, texter och skriftbruksmiljöer.) Report no. 3 from the project Literacy Practices in Working Life.
> English summary


Articles in English

Karlsson, Anna-Malin. 2004: "How to build a house from reading a drawing – Professional and popular mediations of construction." Visual Communication 3(3) 2004. Pp. 251-279.

Karlsson, Anna-Malin. 2005: "Goods, services and the role of written discourse." In: Gunnarsson, Britt-Louise (ed.): Communication in the Workplace. TeFa no. 42. Uppsala: Uppsala University. Pp. 91-104.
> Full article (final manuscript, PDF)

Karlsson, Anna-Malin. 2005: "Variation as text politics. Five store texts and their roles in the new work order" In: Berge, Kjell Lars & Maagerø, Eva (eds.): Semiotics from the North. Nordic approaches to systemic functional linguistics. Oslo: Novus. Pp. 85-98.

Karlsson, Anna-Malin. 2006: "Reading to be independent, writing to be controlled? Roles and literacies offered to workers in modern organisations" Draft paper (manuscript) for the workshop Changing Literacies in the Knowledge-Based Economy? at Lancaster University May 4-5, 2006. (Slides, see below)

Karlsson, Anna-Malin. 2009: "Positioned by Reading and Writing. Literacy Practices, Roles, and Genres in Common Occupations". Written Communication 26:1.

(Link to the Swedish publications page, where all publications are listed and the project reports are available as PDF-files.)


Presentations in English

"Conference on communication in the workplace", Uppsala University, April 6, 2004.
- Anna-Malin Karlsson: Goods, services and the role of written discourse - some results from the project Literacy Practices in Working Life.
> Slides (PDF): colour | black/white

"Changing Literacies in the Knowledge-Based Economy?" Workshop at Lancaster University May 4-5, 2006. Anna-Malin Karlsson and Per Ledin participated.
- Anna-Malin Karlsson: Reading to be independent, writing to be controlled? Roles and literacies offered to workers in modern organisations.
> Slides (PPT)

 
 
 
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