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ERIC Number: EJ399919
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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What Is Literacy?
Gee, James Paul
Journal of Education, v171 n1 p18-25 1989
Defines literacy as the control of secondary uses of language. Differentiates between the natural process of language acquisition and the formal process of language learning. Discusses the social conflict involved for the minority group student in the formal classroom setting. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Note: Special issue with title "Literacy, Discourse, and