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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 26.99
In this important book on literacy and teaching practices, education scholar and former schoolteacher Rebecca Powell argues that the decisions we make about literacy in a pluralistic society are fundamentally moral ones, either supporting inequitable power relationships, or seeking to transform them. more...
- The History Press 2010; US$ 11.65
Oxford University is famed for the intelligence and innovation of its students. However, not all the undergraduates have devoted their talents to academia; instead they spent their time devising ingenious and hilarious pranks to play on their unsuspecting dons. This entertaining volume recalls some of the greatest stunts and practical jokes in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
City Literacies explores the lives and literacies of different generations of people living in two contrasting areas of London at the end of the 20th century: Spitalfields and the City. This contrast outwardly symbolizes the huge difference between poverty and wealth existing in Britain at this time. The book presents a study of living, learning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95
Talking about Literacy re-examines dominant notions of what litreracy is, and challenges the problem-solution reflex to the issue (the problem is illiteracy: the solution is more literacy). Literacy has enormous emotional and political associations, and the job of literacy educator often concerns changing attitudes and challenging prejudices - whether... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 60.95
With a radically new perspective on reading, writing and mathematics for adults, this refreshing and challenging book shows how teachers and curriculum developers have much to gain from understanding the role of literacy in learners' lives, bringing in their families, social networks and jobs. Looking at the practicalities of how teachers and students... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95
Language, Literacy, and Power in Schooling brings critical ethnographic perspectives to bear on language, literacy, and power in culturally and linguistically diverse contexts, showing how literacy and schooling are negotiated by children and adults and how schooling becomes a key site of struggle over whose knowledge, discourses, and literacy practices... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00
An encyclopedic resource on literacy, literacy instruction and literary assessment in the United States. It offers a comprehensive overview of all the latest trends in literacy education, familiarity with electronic content, and the ability to create meaning from visual imagery and media messages. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95
Containing invaluable insights from the original director of the National Literary Strategy (NLS) and its director of training, this book provides the only systematic exploration of the reform programme. A vital introduction and critical appraisal for pracititioners and students, The Literacy Game examines the origins, evolution and impact... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 130.95
The emerging field of family literacy, which cuts across early childhood education, early literacy development, parent education, adult education, and parent-child literacy interactions, has never had a comprehensive volume that pulls together and integrates its many interacting components. That is the mission of this handbook. It provides scholars,... more...