Difference, Silence and Cultural Practice: Studies in Critical Literacy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572731554
  • Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2000
  • Pages: 415

Table of Contents

1 Literacy's Myths and Legacies: From Lessons From the History of Literacy, to the Question of Critical Literacy 1
2 Language Policies: State Texts for Silencing and Giving Voice 31
3 The Place of English in Indigenous Communities 71
4 The Regulating Discourse of Race and Ethnicity in Culturally Inclusive Literacy Education 91
5 Accounting and Silencing in Interviews: Smooth Running Through the "Problem of Schooling the Disadvantaged" 119
6 Technologies of Inclusion, Geographies of Exclusion: Schooling and Literacy in Small Rural Communities 153
7 The Politics of Literacies: Popular Texts and Young Women 189
8 Making Theories for Different Worlds: Making Critical Differences 209
9 Dangerous Memory as a Tool of Hope: Women in Catholic Education 243
10 Literacy Instruction: A Bourdieuian Perspective 265
11 Criteria-Based Assessment in Senior High School English: Transcending the Textual in Search of the Magical 287
12 The Nature and Uses of Text in the Workplace: A Cross-Case Comparison 323
13 "A Hiatus of Considerable Proportions": Policy Interventions in Adult Literacy and Competence in Australia 337
14 Quality, Science, and the Lifeworld: The Alignment of Business and Education 359
Author Index 383
Subject Index 391
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