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Constructing Critical Literacies Teaching and Learning Textual Practice

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ISBN-10: 1572731036

ISBN-13: 9781572731035

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sandy Muspratt, Allan Luke, Peter Freebody, Judith Green

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How is literacy implicated in the demands of schooling, work, identity and citizenship in contemporary societies? The contributors ask how teachers, teacher educators and researchers can help to develop the way in which literacy is a constructive force for social justice.
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List price: $32.50
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Series Preface
Critical Literacy and the Question of Normativity: An Introductionp. 1
Media Literacy and Cultural Studiesp. 19
Pleasure and Danger: Children, Media and Cultural Systems - Response to Carmen Lukep. 51
Discourses on Gender and Literacy: Changing the Storiesp. 69
Reading the Silences within Critical Feminist Theory - Response to Pam Gilbertp. 77
Critical Literacy and Active Citizenshipp. 95
Critical Literacies for Informed Citizenship: Further Thoughts on Possible Actions - Response to Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobelp. 125
Coda and Response to Singh and Moranp. 137
Critical Literacy and Control in the New World Orderp. 141
Tradition, Colonialism, and Critical Literacy - Response to Nicholas Faraclasp. 173
Postcolonialism in an Era of Recolonization - Response to Fazal Rizvip. 181
The Social Practices of Readingp. 185
Reading with an Attitude; or Deconstructing "Critical Literacies" - Response to Allan Luke and Peter Freebodyp. 227
Literacy Practices and Classroom Orderp. 243
Critical Order and Change in the Literacy Classroom - Response to Carolyn D. Bakerp. 263
Meanings in Discourses: Coordinating and Being Coordinatedp. 273
Relativism in the Politics of Discourse - Response to James Paul Geep. 303
After English: Toward a Less Critical Literacyp. 315
Setting Limits to English - Response to Ian Hunterp. 335
Critical Literacies and the Teaching of Englishp. 353
Toward a Critical Writing Pedagogy in English - Response to Terry Threadgoldp. 387
Questioning the Critical: Linguistics, Literacy and Pedagogyp. 409
Repoliticizing Critique - Response to Alison Leep. 433
Author Indexp. 441
Subject Indexp. 449
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