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ERIC Number: EJ548441
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0954-0253
Boys and Literacy: Lessons from Australia.
Alloway, Nola; Gilbert, Pam
Gender and Education, v9 n1 p49-58 Mar 1997
Examines issues associated with boys and literacy based on Australian research documenting gender differences in literacy performance. Argues that literacy, as it is constructed in school, becomes a domain of knowledge and a set of technologies that run counter to various dominant constructions of masculinity. A corrective approach is offered that works with the social constructions of masculinity. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia