Critical Literacy: Politics, Praxis, and the Postmodern / Edition 1

Critical Literacy: Politics, Praxis, and the Postmodern / Edition 1

by Colin Lankshear, Peter McLaren

ISBN-10: 079141230X

ISBN-13: 9780791412305

Pub. Date: 04/01/1993

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Product Details

State University of New York Press
Publication date:
SUNY Series in Teacher Empowerment and School Reform
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents





1 Critical literacy as political intervention: Three variations on a theme

Kevin Harris

2 Informing critical literacy with ethnography

Gary L. Anderson and Patricia Irvine

3 Critical literacy and the politics of gender

Barbara Bee

4 The challenge of popular education in the Grenada revolution

Didacus Jules

5 Words to a life-land: Literacy, the imagination, and Palestine


6 Between moral regulation and democracy: The cultural contradictions of the text

Michael W. Apple

7 Literacy and urban school reform: Beyond vulgar pragmatism

Dennis Carlson

8 Literacy, pedagogy, and English studies: Postmodern connections

James A. Berlin

9 Postmodernism and literacies

James Paul Gee

10 Reading and writing the media: Critical media literacy and postmodernism

David Sholle and Stan Denski

11 Feminist literacies: Toward emancipatory possibilities of solidarity

Jeanne Brady and Adriana Hernandez

12 (Dis)connecting literacy and sexuality: Speaking the unspeakable in the classroom

Kathleen Rockhill

13 Literacy and the politics of difference

Henry Giroux

14 Critical literacy and the postmodern turn

Peter L. McLaren and Colin Lankshear

Postscript to "Critical literacy and the postmodern turn"


Author Index

Subject Index

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