Literacy in American Lives (Paperback)

Author: Brandt, Deborah

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This book addresses critical questions facing public education at the twenty-first century.


Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521003063
SKU 30705576
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0521003067
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Literacy in American Lives traces the changing conditions of literacy learning over the past century as they were felt in the lives of ordinary Americans born between 1895 and 1985. The book demonstrates what sharply rising standards for literacy have meant to successive generations of Americans and how--as students, workers, parents, and citizens--they have responded to rapid changes in the meaning and methods of literacy learning in their society. Drawing on more than 80 life histories of Americans from all walks of life, the book addresses critical questions facing public education at the start of the twenty-first century.
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Number of Pages 0272
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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