ERIC Number: EJ634529
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
High School Students' Literacy Practices and Identities, and the Figured World of School.
Luttrell, Wendy; Parker, Caroline
Journal of Research in Reading, v24 n3 p235-47 Oct 2001
Argues, based on ethnographic data, that students use their literacy practices to form their identities within, and sometimes in opposition to, the figured worlds of school, work and family. Concludes that many students look to school to provide formal literacy experiences, but find their reading and writing passions at odds with the demands of the school curriculum. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Literacy, Home and Community.