Language, Literacy, and Power in Schooling

ISBN-10: 0805846476
ISBN-13: 9780805846478
Edition: 2005
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List price: $55.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/22/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Jim Cummins has a wealth of experience in second language learning and literacy development research and is Professor at University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada.Nancy H. Hornberger is Professor of Education and Director of Educational Linguistics at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hornberger's areas of specialization include language planning and policy; bilingualism, bilingual education and biliteracy; and the ethnography of communication.

James Paul Gee is Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies at Arizona State University. He is the author of Social Linguistics and Literacies, a foundational work in the field of New Literacy Studies, and Why Video Games Are Good For Your Soul.

Preface
Introduction: The Continuing Power of the "Great Divide."
"Taking Hold" of Local Literacies
Indigenous Accounts of Dealing With Writing
Negotiating for the Hopi Way of Life Through Literacy and Schooling
The Power Within: Indigenous Literacies and Teacher Empowerment
Seizing Academic Power: Indigenous Subaltern Voices
Metaliteracy, and Counternarratives in Higher Education
Julia's "Story" of Schooling: A Borderlands Account
Commentary on
"...An Entry Into Further Language": Contra Mystification by Language Hierarchies
Part II
Reading, Writing, and Race: Literacy Practices of Teachers in Diverse Classrooms
Student Voice and the Media of Biliteracy in Bi(multi)lingual/Multicultural Classrooms
Researching Mathematics Teaching in Bilingual-Bicultural Classrooms
Local Power Construction in a School of Socially Marginalized Students
Commentary on Part II
Language and a Changing Social Context
Literacies and Knowledges in a Changing World Order
Literacies, Schools, and Kinds of People in the New Capitalism
Globalization on the Border: Reimagining Economies, Identities, and Schooling in El Paso
(Re)writing Inequality: Language of Crisis Implications in California Education Reform J. Cummins, Commentary on Part 3
Can Schools Effectively Challenge Coercive Power Relations in the Wider Society?
Afterword: Reclaiming Critical Literacies

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