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[Xmca-l] Re: Child Development: Understanding a Cultural Perspective



Hi Carol,

An endorsement is some positive words that Sage can put on the back cover, or in publicity materials.  I will ask them when and how they will be arranging reviews.

Martin


> On Sep 28, 2016, at 9:41 AM, Carol Macdonald <carolmacdon@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Martin
> 
> Peter Smagorinsky asked me to consider a review for the Journal of Language
> and Literacy Education.  I am not sure what an endorsement is, but do do
> reviews.  Do pass my details to Sage, and maybe mention JLLE to them.
> 
> Carol
> 
> On 28 September 2016 at 16:34, Martin John Packer <mpacker@uniandes.edu.co>
> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Carol,
>> 
>> I think Sage will be looking for “endorsements” soon, but I’m not sure how
>> reviews will be handled: perhaps they’ll send review copies directly to
>> journals once the book is printed, which will not be for several months. Of
>> course, the difference between an endorsement and a review is somewhat
>> slippery! I will pass along your contact details to Sage.
>> 
>> thanks
>> 
>> Martin
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On Sep 28, 2016, at 9:08 AM, Carol Macdonald <carolmacdon@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Martin
>>> 
>>> Would you like anybody to review the book?  I would be happy to do that
>> for
>>> you.  But I would need a copy of the book though.
>>> 
>>> Carol
>>> 
>>> On 28 September 2016 at 15:51, Martin John Packer <
>> mpacker@uniandes.edu.co>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I have a textbook currently in production with Sage, titled ‘Child
>>>> Development: Understanding a Cultural Perspective.’  It is my attempt to
>>>> make sense of how children develop in cultural contexts, and to organize
>>>> some of the exploding literature in developmental science. There are
>> many
>>>> flaws in the book, but hopefully it has some merits!
>>>> 
>>>> Sage has asked me to identify colleagues who might be interested in
>>>> adopting or recommending this text for courses they are teaching. I
>> asked
>>>> if they would receive a complementary copy of the book, and Sage’s
>> reply is
>>>> "We will review those contacts, and if they are teaching the right
>> course,
>>>> they will absolutely receive a copy.” Please contact me if you might
>> adopt
>>>> the book, or at least might like a free copy!  :)
>>>> 
>>>> The information requested by Sage is name, institution, course details,
>>>> and email/telephone. I have uploaded the introductory chapter to
>>>> Academia.edu:
>>>> 
>>>> <https://www.academia.edu/28649507/Child_Development_
>>>> Understanding_a_Cultural_Perspective>
>>>> 
>>>> Martin
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Carol A Macdonald Ph.D (Edin)
>>> Developmental psycholinguist
>>> Honorary Research Fellow: Department of Linguistics, Unisa
>>> alternative email address: tmacdoca@unisa.ac.za
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Carol A Macdonald Ph.D (Edin)
> Developmental psycholinguist
> Honorary Research Fellow: Department of Linguistics, Unisa
> alternative email address: tmacdoca@unisa.ac.za