ERIC Number: ED536104
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar-3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
Is Literacy a Right or an Obligation?
Ellis, Marsha L.
The purpose of this paper is to identify the social stigmas that are placed on the illiterate that would stimulate thoughts and create dialogue that would enable people to critically think about how being illiterate is viewed in America. This paper is intended to possibly transform or alter the opinions of the mainstream supporters regarding the possible circumstances that contribute to adult illiteracy and if literacy should be deemed as a right or an obligation within a democratic society.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Basic Education
Authoring Institution: N/A