ISBN-10:
0415871638
ISBN-13:
9780415871631
Pub. Date:
11/17/2009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Literacy in Times of Crisis: Practices and Perspectives / Edition 1

Literacy in Times of Crisis: Practices and Perspectives / Edition 1

by Laurie MacGillivray

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ISBN-13: 9780415871631
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/17/2009
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 17.00(d)

About the Author

Laurie MacGillivray is Professor of Literacy in the College of Education at the University of Memphis.

Table of Contents

Preface

Personal Prologue

Chapter 1: Introduction: Examining Crisis, Laurie MacGillivray and Devon Brenner

Commentator Introductions, Tracy Sweeney (Early Career Teacher), Jane Fung (Veteran Teacher) and Elizabeth Moje (Teacher Educator)

Part I: Reading and Writing in Times of Crisis

Chapter 2: Making Contact in Times of Crisis: Literacy Practices in a Post-Katrina World, April Whatley Bedford and Devon Brenner

Chapter 3: "Hallelujah!" Bible-based Literacy Practices of Children Living in a Homeless Shelter, Laurie MacGillivray

Chapter 4: Reactions to Divorce: Communication and Child Writing Practices, Gisele Ragusa

Chapter 5: When daddy goes to prison: Examining crisis through fanfiction and poetry, Mary K. Thompson

Chapter 6: Reading and Writing Teenage Motherhood: Changing Literacy Practices and Developing Identities, Kara L. Lycke

Chapter 7: Disability Identification: Shifts in Home Literacy Practices, Gisele Ragusa

Part II: Crises Arising from Literate Practices

Chapter 8: Finding Husbands, Finding Wives: How Being Literate Creates Crisis, Loukia K. Sarroub

Chapter 9: A State Take-Over: The Language of a School District Crisis, Rebecca Rogers and Kathryn Pole

Chapter 10: Brewing a Crisis: Language, Educational Reform, and the Defense of a Nation, Susan Florio-Ruane

Part III: Reflecting on Crises and Literacy

Chapter 11 Commentators’ Insights, Tracy Sweeney (Early Career Teacher), Jane Fung (Veteran Teacher) and Elizabeth Moje (Teacher Educator)

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