Contextualising Difficulties in Literacy Development
Exploring Politics, Culture, Ethnicity and Ethics
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Contextualising Difficulties in Literacy Development by Gavin Reid
Book DescriptionThis 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 a wide range of perspectives related to critical literacy, socio-cultural, cognitive, and psychological viewpoints, to help inform practice, policy and research into literacy difficulties. Issues addressed include: *the different ways literacy can be conceptualised through social-science based disciplinary perspectives *the issues at the centre of current public and professional debates surrounding literacy difficulties and how these have impacted upon pedagogical responses *the impact of these wider political and social issues on individual students. This reader forms the basis of the Open University's Difficulties in Literacy Development course, but will also be of interest to postgraduate students, teachers, researchers, education professionals and policymakers who are keen to address difficulties in literacy development.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415289016
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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