ERIC Number: EJ609264
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
The Politics of Consumer Education Materials Used in the Adult Literacy Classroom.
Sandlin, Jennifer A.
Adult Education Quarterly, v50 n4 p289-307 Aug 2000
Content analysis of five consumer education workbooks used in adult literacy classes examined depictions of the market and literacy learners as consumers. A hidden curriculum that promotes ideologies disrespectful of learners was discerned. The ideologies maintain inequalities by blaming financial failure on consumers, ignoring the larger social, economic, and political context. (Contains 50 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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