Literacy : Reading the Word and the World

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At a time when popularizers of cultural literacy are prescribing a cultural canon for the purpose of prying open the closed minds' of American youth . . . Literacy provides an articulate and courageous response. Harvard Educational Review Every chapter . . . asks teachers to thing again about how they teach, what they want for their pupils, and how to get on with it. Times Educational Supplement [This] book directs our attention to literacy in its broadest sense so that we can better evaluate the shortcomings of our work as educators at all levels of learning. Contemporary Sociologyshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 17.78mm | 294.83g
  • Praeger
  • South Hadley, Mass, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0897891260
  • 9780897891264
  • 532,142

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?Freire's provocative explanation of [literacy] could lead to a constructive dialectical debate' in the United States.?-The Los Angeles Timesshow more

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