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Knowledge, Culture And Power : International Perspectives On Literacy As Policy And Practice - Anthony R. Welch

Knowledge, Culture And Power

International Perspectives On Literacy As Policy And Practice

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Published: 30th November 1992
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This work concerns the issues that comprise the broad field of literacy education, for example, discourses about childhood, socio-economic order and political and ideological contingencies. Analyses of literacy education from a number of different countries and cultures are included.

Introduction
Explanations of the current international literacy crises
Literacy strategies - a view from the International Literacy Year Secretatiat of UNESCO
The pen and the sword - literacy, education and the revolution of Kurdistan
Aboriginal education in Northern Australia - a case study of literacy policies and practices
Rights and expectations in an Age of Debt Crisis - literacy and integral human development in Papua New Guinea
Literacy and primary education in India
Adult literacy in Nicaragua 1979-90
Literacy and the dynamics of language planning - the dynamics of Singapore
The troubled text - history and language in American university writing programmes
Workplace literacy in Australia - competing agendas
Individualisation and domestication in current literacy debates in Australia
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ISBN: 9781850008347
ISBN-10: 1850008345
Series: Critical Perspectives on Literacy and Education
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 30th November 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1