ERIC Number: EJ458634
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Literacy, Education, and Identity among African-Americans: The Communal Nature of Learning.
Gadsden, Vivian L.
Urban Education, v27 n4 p352-69 Jan 1993
Discusses the dualism of literacy and education as an individual possession and communally embedded commodity within many segments of the African-American community, drawing on information from 25 adults. Literacy is an ever-changing continuous activity shaped by cultural and community beliefs about the price of education and rewards of learning. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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