ERIC Number: EJ423963
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Putting Literacies on the Political Agenda [and] Response to Street.
Street, Brian V.; Wickert, Rosie
Open Letter: Australian Journal for Adult Literacy Research and Practice, v1 n1 p5-17 1990
Literacy is a cultural construct, and the dominant view of literacy reflects only dominant values and assumptions. There are many kinds of "literacies," and the Great Divide theory that illiterate people are fundamentally separate from literate people is being rejected in current policy debates. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Available from Center for Studies in Literacy Education, School of Humanities, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3217, Australia.