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ERIC Number: EJ624632
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1086-296X
Poverty, Literacy, and Politics: Living in the USA.
Shannon, Patrick
Journal of Literacy Research, v28 n3 p429-49 Sep 1996
Offers an extended discussion of poverty and class in America. Explores definitions of class and the government's role in the maintenance of poverty and wealth. Presents alternative explanations for the causes of poverty in the United States. Brings into question the functionalist axiom that literacy is a tool for school and economic success. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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