ERIC Number: ED406854
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Social Uses of Literacy: Theory and Practice in Contemporary South Africa. Studies in Written Language and Literacy, Volume 4.
Prinsloo, Mastin, Ed.; Breier, Mignonne, Ed.
Essays on literacy patterns and practices in South Africa include: "Literacy, Voter Education and Constructions of Citizenship in the Western Cape During the First Democratic National Elections in South Africa" (Mastin Prinsloo, Steven Robins); "Literacy, Knowledge, Gender, and Power in the Workplace on Three Farms in the Western Cape" (Diana Gibson); "Literacy and Communication in a Cape Factory" (Mignonne Breier, Lynette Sait); "Communicative Practices of the Service Staff of a School" (Kathy Watters); "Literacy Mediation and Social Identity in Newtown, Eastern Cape" (Liezl Malan); "Cultural Brokers and 'Bricoleurs' of Modern and Traditional Literacies: Land Struggles in Namaqualand's Coloured Reserves" (Steve Robins); "Literacy Learning and Local Literacy Practice in Belville South" (Liezl Malan); "'We Can All Sing, But We Can't All Talk': Literacy Brokers and 'Tsotsi' Gangsters in a Cape Town Shantytown" (Ammon China, Steve Robins); "Literacy, Migrancy, and Disrupted Domesticity: Khayelitshan Ways of Knowing" (Phumza Mpoyiya, Mastin Prinsloo); "'We Are Waiting/This Is Our Home': Literacy and the Search for Resources in the Rural East Cape" (M.J. McEwan, Liezl Malan); "Taking Literacy for a Ride--Reading and Writing in the Taxi Industry" (Mignonne Breier, Matsepela Taetsane, Lynnette Sait); and "Literacy Practices in an Informal Settlement in the Cape Peninsula" (Catherine Kell). (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Case Studies, Citizenship Education, Cultural Context, Educational Environment, Elections, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Identification (Psychology), Language Patterns, Language Role, Literacy, Literacy Education, Migrants, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Racial Segregation, Regional Characteristics, Rural Areas, School Personnel, Sex Differences, Sociocultural Patterns, Work Environment
John Benjamins North America, P.O. Box 27519, Philadelphia, PA 19118-0519 (paperback: ISBN-1-55619-320-3; hardback: ISBN-1-55619-321-1).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa