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ERIC Number: EJ1055662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1741-4350
What Do They Do at Home? The Literacies of Children Living in Residential Care in Malaysia
Tan, Jennifer
Literacy, v49 n2 p91-97 Apr 2015
This paper presents an ethnographic study of the out of school literacy practices of children living in residential care in Malaysia. Although residential homes generate much publicity, especially during the festive seasons, not much is known about the children living within the confines of these homes. Even more lacking is research on their literacy practices, despite the embeddedness of literacy in the everyday lives of these children, which includes formal schooling, after-school tuition classes and devotion sessions with volunteers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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