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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
This widely researched comparative study addresses the critical issue of literacy crises around the world and questions their wider sociological and educational impact. The recurring literacy crises in England and English speaking countries such as the US and New Zealand are linked to wider issues of educational standards, concepts of teacher professionalism,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 66.95
Addressing the sensitive issue of difficulties in literacy development this practical book outlines what is meant by 'literacy' and the barriers to literacy development such as social class, ethnicity, culture and gender. It emphasises practical strategies and programmes to help reduce these barriers at school, family and community levels. Throughout,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 56.00
This book foregrounds pedagogy in a way that challenges readers to reflect on themselves as teachers and learners, and to be reflexive about their own practices and contexts. Learning involves a transformation of identity which occurs through negotiation and repositioning, through new ways of relating, and through different ways of participating in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
This book outlines and critiques international strategies and programmes designed to address difficulties in literacy development. The high-profile team of contributors consider teaching programmes which operate at family, school, pupil and teacher levels. They argue that school is not the only legitimate location for literacy education, and show... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
This book provides a range of interdisciplinary and international perspectives on difficulties in literacy development. The high-profile team of contributors provide ethical and policy discussions, as well as contextualising individual and collective strategies to addressing difficulties in literacy development. The chapters break new ground by encompassing... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 49.95
This Open University Reader critically examines educational issues of equity, diversity and social justice and how they are socially, culturally, economically rooted in educational practice across diverse educational settings and all sectors. It highlights research and good practice and pedagogies that support social justice and inclusivity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read brings together different disciplinary perspectives and studies on reading for all those who seek to extend and enrich the current practice, research and policy debates. The breadth of knowledge that underpins pedagogy is a central theme and the book will help educators, policy-makers and researchers... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 38.95
This wide-ranging volume of ten essays focuses on demonstrating how an understanding of the historical past may help us to set in context current educational issues. The essays examine such diverse themes as motherhood, gender, race, the teaching of reading, university politics and national security. more...