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ERIC Number: EJ672869
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1086-296X
Spotlighting Social Class: An Exploration of One Adolescent's Language and Literacy Practices.
Payne-Bourcy, Laura; Chandler-Olcott, Kelly
Journal of Literacy Research, v35 n1 p551-90 Spr 2003
Explores of the influences of social class on one adolescent's language and literacy practices as she moved from high school in an isolated rural community to college in an urban framework. Notes the student became alienated by college courses that did not acknowledge language competencies related to her status as a working-class person. Concludes that secondary literacy teachers need to make social class a more salient category for inquiry. (PM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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