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ERIC Number: ED406854
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 287
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55619-320-3
ISSN: ISSN-0929-7324
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)
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
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Africa