Literacy: Reading the Word & the World

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Bergin & Garvey Publishers, 1987 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 184 pages
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At a time when popularizers of cultural literacy are prescribing a cultural canon for the purpose of prying open the closed minds' of American youth . . . Literacy provides an articulate and courageous response.

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Every chapter . . . asks teachers to thing again about how they teach, what they want for their pupils, and how to get on with it. "Times Educational Supplement"

This] book directs our attention to literacy in its broadest sense so that we can better evaluate the shortcomings of our work as educators at all levels of learning. "Contemporary Sociology"

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