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ERIC Number: EJ539376
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1035-4727
Literacy as Hegemony.
Black, Stephen
Open Letter, v6 n1 p17-28 1995
Presents a history of critical approaches to literacy from a neo-Marxist perspective; discusses the social, cultural and ideological work "literacy" has performed in the service of the "dominant discourse"; and highlights literacy's hegemonic function in Australia, Great Britain, and the United States. Argues that literacy programs are a means to control students. (21 references) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; United Kingdom (Great Britain); United States