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Arguments and Icons : Divergent Modes of Religiosity: Divergent Modes of ...

Harvey Whitehouse - Social Science - 2000 - 216 pages
Why do initiations in Papua New Guinea often subject novices to violence and terror? Why do some cargo cults lead to regional unity and others to regional divisions? How have ...
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Pathways to Literacy

Trevor Cairney - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 212 pages
This text recognizes that there is no simple way to develop literacy. It begins with the central premise that literacy is not simply a cognitive process, but a set of social ...
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Literacy as a Moral Imperative: Facing the Challenges of a Pluralistic Society

Rebecca Powell - Education - 1999 - 151 pages
In this important new book on literacy and teaching practices, education scholar and former schoolteacher Rebecca Powell argues that the decisions we make about literacy in a ...
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Literacy, Education, and Society in New Mexico, 1693-1821

Bernardo P. Gallegos - Education - 1992 - 119 pages
What place did literacy and education have in the construction and maintenance of a colonial society in New Mexico? The answer to that question is carefully developed for the ...
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Magic, Rhetoric, and Literacy: An Eccentric History of the Composing Imagination

William A. Covino - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 189 pages
Offering an overarching synthesis of the interpretation of magic, rhetoric, and literacy, Covino draws from theorists ranging from Plato and Cornelius Agrippa to Paulo Freire ...
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The End of Composition Studies

David W Smit - Education - 2004 - 249 pages
In this provocative and persuasive treatise, David W. Smit calls for an end to the hegemony of writing instruction as an academic field. Setting forth an innovative new model ...
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Vygotskian Perspectives on Literacy Research: Constructing Meaning Through ...

Carol D. Lee, Peter Smagorinsky - Education - 2000 - 280 pages
Contains essays that analyze learning and development based on Lev Vygotsky's cultural-historical theory of human development, describing how schooling is influenced by culture ...
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