Skip to content

With Literacy and Justice for All Rethinking the Social in Language and Education

ISBN-10: 0748405836

ISBN-13: 9780748405831

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Carole Edelsky

List price: $37.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

This book helps education professionals understand the changing social, political, and economic conditions for language and literacy instruction and second language learning in particular contexts. In this edition, what Edelsky means by rethinking is imp
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $37.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Carole Edelsky is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Arizona State University. Her research has been based on language and language learning, and she has worked on developing the theoretical distinction between reading/writing and reading/writing exercises. She is active in the Center for Establishing Dialogue in Teaching and Learning, Inc., a non-profit corporation organized by teachers to help teachers take control of their own professional growth, and she has worked with numerous groups of teachers in the United States and Canada on whole language theory-in-practice.

Preface
Introduction
Not Acquiring Spanish as a Second Language
The Politics of Second Language Acquisition
Writing in a Bilingual Program: It All Depends
Contextual Complexities: Written Language Policies for Bilingual Programs
The Effect of "Theory" on Several Versions, Over a Quarter Century, of a Popular
Theory: Plus �a Change, Plus C'est la M�me Chose
Literacy: Some Purposeful Distinctions. On Second Thought
Whole Language: What's New? Hookin' 'Em in at the Start of School in a Whole Language Classroom
Risky Literacy
Criticism and Self-Criticism
Resisting (Professional) Arrest
Sorely Tested