A Critical Discourse Analysis of Family Literacy Practices: Power in and Out of Print

A Critical Discourse Analysis of Family Literacy Practices: Power in and Out of Print

by Rebecca Rogers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0805842268

ISBN-13: 9780805842265

Pub. Date: 04/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Rogers (Washington University in St. Louis) uses an extended case study of a low income, "low literate" African-American family to explore the complexity of family literacy practices. Employing techniques of participant-observation, ethnographic interviewing, photography, document collection, and discourse analysis, she examines the relationship between literacy,

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Rogers (Washington University in St. Louis) uses an extended case study of a low income, "low literate" African-American family to explore the complexity of family literacy practices. Employing techniques of participant-observation, ethnographic interviewing, photography, document collection, and discourse analysis, she examines the relationship between literacy, identity, and social power. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805842265
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: J.P. Gee, Foreword. Preface. Introduction: Participants in the Study and Theoretical Orientations. Methodology. Personal and Institutional Histories. Family Literacy as Apprenticeship. "I'm Her Mother, Not Them." Into the Meeting Room. Through the Eyes of the Institution. The Paradox of Literacy. Appendices: A Brief History of Education in Albany. Data Collection Timetable. Fieldnote Chart. Document Summary Form. Chart of Critical Discourse Analysis Definitions and Codes. Snapshots of Vicky's Remedial Reading Lesson. Committee on Special Education Meeting Transcript. Role of the Researcher.

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