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ERIC Number: EJ675992
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-9170
Privilege, Privation, and the Ethnography of Literacy.
Gilmore, Perry
Language Arts, v81 n1 p10-11 Sep 2003
Considers how the concept of "literacy," especially intensified by the current conservative political climate, has been falsely reified as a clearly distinct "thing" that can be taught and tested in simple and standardized ways. Identifies literacy competencies as "subrosa literacy" and describes detailed performances of these abilities (including a variety of decoding and comprehension skills) noted by teachers as deficient in the same students. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Theme: Literacy: What Matters?