Community Literacy Journal 7.1 (Fall, 2012)

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COMMUNITY LITERACY JOURNAL 7.1 (Fall, 2012) | The journal understands "community literacy" as the domain for literacy work that exists outside of mainstream educational and work institutions. It can be found in programs devoted to adult education, early childhood education, reading initiatives, lifelong learning, workplace literacy, or work with marginalized populations, but it can also be found in more informal, ad hoc projects. For COMMUNITY LITERACY JOURNAL, literacy is defined as the realm where attention is ...
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COMMUNITY LITERACY JOURNAL 7.1 (Fall, 2012) | The journal understands "community literacy" as the domain for literacy work that exists outside of mainstream educational and work institutions. It can be found in programs devoted to adult education, early childhood education, reading initiatives, lifelong learning, workplace literacy, or work with marginalized populations, but it can also be found in more informal, ad hoc projects. For COMMUNITY LITERACY JOURNAL, literacy is defined as the realm where attention is paid not just to content or to knowledge but to the symbolic means by which it is represented and used. Thus, literacy makes reference not just to letters and to text but to other multimodal and technological representations as well. We publish work that contributes to the field's emerging methodologies and research agendas. CONTENTS: ARTICLES: "Writing Democracy: Notes on a Federal Writers' Project for the 21st Century" by Shannon Carter and Deborah Mutnick | "Rediscovering America: The FWP Legacy and Challenge" by Jerrold Hirsch | "Informed, Passionate, and Disorderly: Uncivil Rhetoric in a New Gilded Age" by Nancy Welch | "Gambian-American College Writers Flip the Script on Aid-to-Africa Discourse" by Elenore Long, Nyillan Fye, and John Jarvis | "Shakespeare and the Cultural Capital Tension: Advancing Literacy in Rural Arkansas" by David A. Jolliffe | "What's Writing Got to Do with It?: Citizen Wisdom, Civil Rights Activism, and 21st Century Community Literacy" by Michelle Hall Kells | "A Clear Channel: Circulating Resistance in a Rural University Town" by Shannon Carter | BOOK AND NEW MEDIA REVIEWS: "From the Review Desk" by Jim Bowman | "Keywords: Community Publishing" by Ben Kuebrich | "Literacy in Times of Crisis" reviewed by Patricia Burnes | "Community Literacy and the Rhetoric of Public Engagement" reviewed by Christine Martorana | "Writing Home" reviewed by Rebecca Lorimer
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  • ISBN-13: 9781602354081
  • Publisher: Parlor Press
  • Publication date: 12/29/2012
  • Pages: 172
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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