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Dr Mike Baynham's Publications


  • Baynham M, Prinsloo M, The Future of Literacy Studies (Palgrave MacMillan, 2009)

  • Collins JP, Baynham M, Slembrouck S, Globalization and language in contact (Continuum International Publishing Group, 2009)

  • Globalization and Language in Contact: scale, migration and communicative practices, ed. by Collins J and Slembrouck S (London:Continuum, 2009)

  • Prinsloo M, Baynham M, Freebody P, Freiberg J, Bartlett L, Pitt K, Pahl K, Ahearn L, Gee J, Clarke J, Menezes de Souza L, Literacies, Global and Local, ed. by Prinsloo M and Baynham M (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2008), 2, 1-213

  • Baynham MJ, De Fina A, Dislocations/Relocations: Narratives of Displacement ([n.pub.], 2005)

  • Luke A, Baynham MJ, Ethnografies of Literacy; Special Issue: Language and Education (Short Run press, 2004)

  • Applied Linguistics at the Interface (British Studies in Applied Linguistics 19, ed. by Baynham M, Deignan A and White G (British Association for Applied Linguistics/Continuum, 2004)

  • Baynham MJ, Prinsloo M, Double theme issue:New Directions in Literacy Research: policy, pedagogy and practice ([n.pub.], 2001)

  • Baynham M, Literacy Practices (London: Longman, 1995)

Journal Articles

  • Baynham M, Hanusova J, ‘On the relationality of centers, peripheries and interactional regimes: Translanguaging in a community interpreting event’, AILA Review, 30.1 (2018), 144-166
    DOI: 10.1075/aila.00007.bay, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/120281/

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Stance, positioning and alignment in narratives of professional experience’, Language in Society, 40 (2011), 63-74
    DOI: 10.1017/S0047404510000898

  • Baynham MJ, Simpson J, ‘Onwards and Upwards: space, placement and liminality in adult ESOL classes’, TESOL Quarterly, ed. by Roberts C and Burns A, 44.3 (2010), 420-440
    DOI: 10.5054/tq.2010.226852

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Agency and contingency in the language learning of refugees and asylum seekers’, Linguistics and Education, 17.1 (2006), 24-39
    DOI: 10.1016/j.linged.2006.08.008

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Ethnographies of Literacy: Introduction’, Language and Education, 18.4 (2004), 285-290

  • Luke A, Baynham M, ‘Theme issue: Ethnographies of Literacy’, Language and Education, 18/4 (2004)

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Narratives in space and time: Beyond “backdrop” accounts of narrative orientation’, Narrative Inquiry, 13.2 (2003), 347-366

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Literacy and Numeracy Practices’, Ways of Knowing Journal, 2.1 (2002), pp.64

  • Baynham MJ, Prinsloo M, ‘New Directions in Literacy Research’, Language and Education, 3 & 4 (2001), 92-104

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Reading the Weather: ruling passions, numeracy and readin practices in an Australian farming community’, Journal of Research in Reading, 24.3 (2001), 307-312
    DOI: 10.1111/1467-9817.00151

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Narrative as Evidence in Literacy Research’, Linguistics and Education, 11.2 (2000), 99-117

  • Baynham M, ‘Speech Representation and Institutional Discourse’, TEXT, 19/4 (1999), 439-457

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Double voicing and the scholarly "I": On incorporating the words of others in academic discourse’, Text: an interdisciplinary journal for the study of discourse, 19.4 (1999), 485-504

  • Baynham M, Johnston B, ‘Numeracy in Practice: numeracy and young unemployed’, Studies in Language Literacy and Numeracy, 8/2 (1998), 51-65

  • Sarangi S, Baynham M, ‘Discursive Construction of Educational Identities: alternative readings’, Language and Education, 10/2&3 (1996), 77-81

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Direct speech: What's it doing in non-narrative discourse?’, Journal of Pragmatics, 25 (1996), 61-81

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Humour as an Interpersonal Resource in Adult Numeracy Classes’, Language and Education, 10.2/3 (1996), 187-200


  • Baynham MJ, ‘Intersections of necessity and desire in migration research: Queering the migration story’, in The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language (Routledge, 2017)

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Narrative analysis in migrant and transnational contexts’, in Researching Multilingualism (Routledge, 2016)

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Brought About or Brought Along: Narrative as a Privileged Site for Researching Intercultural Identities’, in Researching Identity and Interculturality, ed. by Dervin F and Risager K, Routledge studies in language and intercultural communication (Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge, 2014), 67-85
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/120286/

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Just one day like today': scale and the analysis of space/time orientation in narratives of displacement’, in Globalization and Language in Contact: scale, migration and communicative practices, ed. by Collins J, Slembrouck S and Baynham M, Advances in Sociolinguistics (London: Continuum, 2009), 130-147

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Elite or powerful literacies? Constructions of literacy in the novels of Charles Dickens and Mrs Gaskell’, in Literacies, Global and Local, ed. by Prinsloo M and Baynham MJ, AILA Applied Linguistics Series (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2008), 2, 173-192

  • Baynham M, ‘Power of Numbers: Research Agendas in a Number-Saturated World’, in Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Language, ed. by Tett M and Hamilton Y (Maidenhead and New York: Open University Press, 2006)

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Performing self, family and community in Moroccan narratives of migration and settlement’, in Discourse and Identity, ed. by Fina AD, Schiffrin D and Bamberg M (Cambridge University Press, 2006), 376-397

  • Baynham MJ, De Fina A, ‘Network and Agency in the Migration Stories of Moroccan Women’, in Dislocation/Relocations: Narratives of Displacement, ed. by Baynham MJ and De FA (Dislocation/Relocations: Narratives of Displacement, 2005), 11-35

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Adult literacy’, in World Yearbook of Education 2003, ed. by Bourne J and Reid E (Kogan Page, 2003), 109-123

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Academic Writing in the New University’, in Penetrating Discourse: Integrating Theory with Practice in Second Language, ed. by Wong G and Wu L (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2002), pp.xx

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Academic Writing in New and Emergent Discipline Areas’, in Supporting Lifelong Learning Vol 1: perspectives on learning, ed. by Harrison R and others, Supporting Lifelong Learning (Open University / Routledge Falmer, 2002), 188-202

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Academic Writing in New and Emergent Discipline Areas’, in Student Writing in Higher Education: New Contexts, ed. by Lea MR and Stierer B (The Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, 2000), 17-31

  • Baynham M, Maybin J, ‘Literacy Practices’, in Using the English Language: from conversation to Canon (course reader for the Open University course E210 The English Language) (London: Routledge, 1996)

  • Baynham M, ‘Narrative in argument, argument in narrative’, in Competing and Consensual Voices, ed. by Andrews R (Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 1995)

Conference Papers

  • Baynham MJ, Deignan AH, White AG, ‘Applied Linguistics at the Interface’, in Applied linguistics at the interface, British Studies in Applied Linguistics, vol. 19 (British Association for Applied Linguistics in association with Equinox, 2004), 1-10

  • Baynham MJ, ‘The power of numbers: a research perspective’, in ESRC Adult Basic Education Seminar series (ESRC Adult Basic Education Seminar series, 2003)

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Narrative in Time and Place’, in Sociolinguistics Symposium, 14, University of Ghent April 2002 (Sociolinguistics Symposium, 14, University of Ghent April 2002, 2002)

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Taking the Social Turn: the new literacy studies and SLA’, in 20th AESLA conference, University of Jaen, 18th-20th April 2002, ed. by Agullo L, Gonzalez and Molina (AESLA/ University of Jaen, 2002), 43-68

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Literacy and Numeracy Practices’, in Literacy and Numeracy Practices (Literacy and Numeracy Practices, 2001)

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Narrative in Discourse Analystic and Sociocultural Research’, in Seminar with Prof Stef Slembrouck, University of Ghent (Seminar with Prof Stef Slembrouck, University of Ghent, 2001)

  • Baynham MJ, ‘Life stories/life worlds: representatives and re-presentations of self, family and community in narratives of migration and settlement’, in Narrative and Identity Colloquium, AAAL Conference, St Louis Missouri (Narrative and Identity Colloquium, AAAL Conference, St Louis Missouri, 2001)


  • Baynham M, Bradley J, Callaghan J, Hanusova J, Moore E, Simpson J, Heritage With No Fixed Abode: Transforming Cultural Heritage for Migrant Communities in Inner-City Leeds, in Working Papers in Translanguaging and Translation, (TLANG, 2016)
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/104812/

  • Baynham MJ, Roberts C, Cooke M, Simpson J, Ananiadou K, Callaghan J, McGoldrick J, Wallace C, Effective Teaching and Learning: ESOL, in Effective Teaching and Learning: ESOL, (London: National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy, 2007)

  • Barton D, Baynham MJ, Chopra P, Cooke M, Hodge R, Pitt K, Roberts C, Schellekens P, Shrubshall P, Wallace C, Whitfield S, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): case studies of provision, learners' needs and resources, (National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy, 2004)

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