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ERIC Number: EJ542496
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-0994
Literacy in (Inter)Action.
Barton, Ellen L.
College English, v59 n4 p408-37 Apr 1997
Examines the ways in which literacy functions in institutional encounters and focuses on the ways literacy interacts with power and authority. Examines the enactment of literacy in medical encounters. Finds that institutional encounters enacting the discourse system of American medicine reproduce power and dominance in fairly predictable ways. (TB)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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