"Använd språket, grabben!" Analys av en läromedelstext för Årskurs 4—9 i ämnet svenska
The objective of this investigation is a text used in text books for pupils aged 10—15, in Swedish. In the analysis of the text, Lars Hesslind's «Använd språket, grabben» (Use your language, chap), the western rhetorical tradition is being seen as an influential social practice, interwoven with the social discursive practices represented by textbooks nowadays. The analysis helps to explain why ethnically non Swedish, not middle class pupils (preferably boys) may find it difficult to find, reconsider and formulate their identity by using the text. It also shows how the text conveys the message of what is valuable knowledge.
Nordisk pedagogik. 26 (2), s. 97-107