ERIC Number: EJ670866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Desirable Reading: The Relationship between Women Students' Lives and Their Reading Practices.
Jarvis, Christine A.
Adult Education Quarterly, v53 n4 p261-76 Aug 2003
Interviews of 36 women students in literature and cultural studies investigated reading habits and practices. Connections were found between reading attitudes and personal and family relationships. They used reading to explore familial and cultural issues. Reading was a matter of desire, aspiration, and identity formation. (Contains 55 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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