ERIC Number: EJ399920
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Literacy and "Traditions."
Gee, James Paul
Journal of Education, v171 n1 p26-38 1989
Proposes that literacy must be judged against social background. Analyzes the racial and social differences in the interpretations of a story by a working-class Black student, a working-class White student, and an upper-class White student. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with title "Literacy, Discourse, and Linguistics: Essays by James Paul Gee."