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ERIC Number: EJ434000
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1052-231X
The Stigma of Illiteracy.
Beder, Hal
Adult Basic Education, v1 n2 p67-78 Sum 1991
Illiterate people are stigmatized by myths such as failed lives, poor self-concept, and the equation of poverty with illiteracy. Illiterate people respond to stigma by "passing" and "covering"; the stigma of association affects adult literacy education. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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