Rethinking Rural Literacies: Transnational Perspectives

Rethinking Rural Literacies: Transnational Perspectives

by Michael Corbett, B. Green (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137275486
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/14/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 295
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kate Cairns, University of Toronto, Canada
Barbara Comber, Queensland Institute of Technology, Australia
Phillip Cormack, University of South Australia, Australia
Kim Donehower, University of North Dakota, USA
Karen Eppley, Penn State Altoona, USA
Kathryn Hibbert, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Craig B. Howley, Ohio University, USA
Ursula A. Kelly, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Lyn Kerkham, University of South Australia
Maija Lanas, University of Oulu, Faculty of Education, Finland
Pauliina Rautio, University of Helsinki, Finland
Jo-Anne Reid, Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia
Margaret Somerville, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Anne Vibert, Acadia University, Canada

Table of Contents

PART I: CONCEPTUALIZING RURAL LITERACIES 1. Literacy, Rurality, Education: A Partial Mapping; Bill Green 2. Why not at school? Rural Literacies and the Continual Choice to Stay; Kim Donehower 3. Find Yourself in Newfoundland and Labrador: Reading Rurality as Reparation; Ursula Kelly 4. My Roots Dip Deep: Literacy Practices as Mirrors of Traditional, Modern and Postmodern Ruralities; Karen Eppley 5. Another Way to Read 'The Rural': A Bricolage of Maths Education; Craig Howley PART II: LITERACY/PEDAGOGIES 6. Exploring Rurality, Teaching Literacy: How Teachers Manage a Curricular Relation to Place; Phillip Cormack 7. Rural Boys, Literacy Practice, and the Possibilities of Difference: Tales Out of School; Jo-Anne Reid 8. Reconfiguring the Communicational Landscape: Implications for Rural Literacy; Kathryn Hibbert PART III: PLACE AND SUSTAINABILITY 9. Thinking through Country: New Literacy Practices for a Sustainable World; Margaret Somerville 10. Literacy, Place-based Pedagogies and Social Justice; Lyn Kerkham and Barbara Comber 11. The Making of 'Good-Enough' Everyday Lives: Literacy Lessons from the Rural North of Finland; Pauliina Rautio and Maija Lanas PART IV: MOBILITIES AND FUTURES 12. Reading Futures: Exploring Rural Students' Literacy Practices in Neo-liberal Times; Kate Cairns 13. Mediating Plastic Literacies and Placeless Governmentalities: Returning to Corporeal Rurality; Michael Corbett and Ann Vibert

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