Prof Mastin Prinsloo
Interests: Literacy and language in schools, institutions and in everyday use.
- Prinsloo, M. and Krause, L. Forthcoming. Culture and literacy: situated social literacies. Early draft of an entry in the International Encyclopedia of Education
- Prinsloo, M. Forthcoming. Moving dirt: Diffracted boundaries and complementarity in domestic work/ers. In Journal of Postcolonial Linguistics, special issue on the intersections of language use, race, gender, and domestic work.
- Prinsloo, M. (ed.) 2019. Special Issue of Language and Education, 33:2. Translingual and transmodal complexity and innovation in English-language-dominant Southern schooling.
- Stroud, C. and Prinsloo, M. (eds). 2015. Language, Literacy and Diversity: Moving Words. London: Routledge.
- Prinsloo, M. and Stroud, C. (eds). 2014. Educating for Language and Literacy Diversity: Mobile Selves. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Prinsloo, M. and Baynham, M. (eds). 2013. Literacy Studies, Volumes I – V. London: Sage.
- Prinsloo, M. and Rowsell, J. (eds). 2012. Special Issue of Language and Education, 26(4), on Digital literacies as placed resources in the globalized periphery.
- Rowsell, J. and Prinsloo, M. (eds). 2012. Special Issue of Language and Literacy, 14(2) on Socializing the Digital.
- Baynham, M. and Prinsloo, M. (eds). 2009. The Future of Literacy Studies. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 318 pages.
- Prinsloo, M. and Baynham, M. (eds). 2008. Literacies, Global and Local. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 219 pages.
- Prinsloo, M. and Breier, M. (eds). 1996. The Social Uses of Literacy: Theory and Practice in Contemporary South Africa, Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishers. 279 pages.
- Prinsloo, M. 2020. Children’s divergent practices and access to digital media in homes, communities and informal learnings spaces. In Erstad, O., Flewitt, R., Kuemmerling-Meibauer, B. and Pereira, I., Routledge Handbook of Digital Literacies in Early Childhood. London: Routledge
- Prinsloo, M. 2020. Seeing like a state: literacy and language standards in schools. Review Essay, Linguistics in Education.
- Prinsloo, M. and Krause, L. 2019. Translanguaging, place and complexity. Language and Education, 33(2)
- Prinsloo, M and Krause, L. 2018. Testing practice in theory and in a southern school. In Bloome, D., Rowsell, J., Leung, C. and Castanheira, M.L., Re-Theorizing Literacy Practices. New York: Routledge.
- Prinsloo, M. (2017) Sociotemporal scales and the study of mobility. Chapter 20 in Handbook on Migration and Language, S. Canagarajah (ed.). Routledge.
- McLean, C., Prinsloo, M., Rowsell, J. and Bulfin, S. (2017). Towards a New Appreciation of Speaking and Listening. In the 4th edition of The Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts. Diane Lapp and Douglas Fisher(eds.). Routledge.
- Prinsloo, M. 2016. Book review, Lillis et al. Working with Academic Literacies. In Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning, 4(2): 102-4.
- Krause, L. and Prinsloo, M. 2016. Translanguaging in a township primary school: Policy and Practice. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 34(4): 347-357.
- Rowsell, J. with others. 2016. Humanizing Digital Literacies: A Road Trip in Search of Wisdom and Insight. The Reading Teacher, 70(1): 121–129.
- Prinsloo, M. 2016. Discourse. International Encyclopaedia of Anthropology. Wiley.
- Prinsloo, M. and Street, B. 2014. Literacy, language and development: a social practices perspectives. In H. McIlwraith (ed). Language Rich Africa.London: British Council.
- Prinsloo, M. and Lemphane, P. 2014. What counts as the social in a social practices approach to the study of children’s engagement with electronic media, language and literacy in a context of social diversity? In K. Sanford et al (eds) Everyday Youth Literacies. New York: Springer, 129-43.
- Prinsloo, M. and Stroud, C. 2014. Introduction. In M. Prinsloo and C. Stroud (eds), Educating for Language and Literacy Diversity: Mobile Selves. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Lemphane, P. and Prinsloo, M. 2013. Children’s digital literacy practices in unequal South African settings. Paper 60. Tilburg Papers
- Prinsloo, M.. 2013. Literacy in Community Settings. In The Encyclopaedia of Applied Linguistics, Carol Chapelle (ed.). Oxford: Blackwell.
- Prinsloo, M. 2012. What counts as English? In B. Street and C. Leung (eds) English - A changing Medium for Education. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 22-40.
- Prinsloo, M. and Rowsell, J. 2012. Digital literacies as placed resources in the globalised periphery, Language and Education, 26:4, 271-277.
- Prinsloo, M. 2011. Literacy and land at the Bay of Natal: Documents and practices across spaces and social economies. In Written culture in a Colonial Context: Africa and the Americas, 1500-1900, A. Delmas and N. Penn (eds.) Cape Town: UCT Press, 247-266.
- Prinsloo, M. 2009. Thinking loacally, acting globally: The new literacies as placed resources. In Literacy, new technologies & education: Aspects of the local and global, D. Koutsogiannis and M. Arapapoulou (eds.) Thessaloniki: Ziti publications, 181-206.
- Baynham, M. and Prinsloo, M. 2009. Introduction: the future of literacy studies. In The Future of Literacy Studies, M. Baynham and M. Prinsloo (eds.) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 1-20.
- Prinsloo, M. and Walton, M. 2008. Situated responses to the digital literacies of electronic communication in marginal school settings. In Yearbook 2008: Youth and Media,Vol. 2. N. Pecora, E. Osei-Hwere and U.Carlsson (eds). Stockholm: International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media, 101-118.
- Prinsloo, M. and Baynham, M. 2008. Renewing literacy studies. In Literacies, Global and Local, M. Prinsloo, and M. Baynham, (eds). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1-16.
- Prinsloo, M. 2008. Children’s games as local semiotic play: An ethnographic account. In Literacies, Global and Local, M. Prinsloo, and M. Baynham, (eds). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 117-136
- Young People’s Engagement with Digital Literacies in Marginal Contexts in a Globalised World
- The new literacies as placed resources
- What’s Inside the Box, Children’s early encounters with literacy in South African classrooms
- Making Sense in Khwezi Park
- Connections between child and adult literacy, regarding learning, skill levels and practices
- Children's Early Literacy Learning, The Mismatch between Policy Intention and Teacher Know How
- Global and Local Literacies, Standards and Situated Practice
- Moving Targets, A located perspective on literacy policy in South Africa
- ‘Behind the Back of a Declarative History’
- New workplaces, new literacies, new identities
- Literacy(ies) and community(ies)
- Fast-tracking ABET delivery in South Africa, Response to the Deputy Minister of Education
- Literacy in South Africa
- Acquisition and Culture: Literacy Research in South Africa
- Thinking strategies in education: The political limits of Paulo Freire's perspective.