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Local literacies : reading and writing in one community

Author: David Barton; Mary Hamilton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Local Literacies is a unique study of everyday reading and writing. By concentrating on a particular community in Britain, the authors analyse how people use literacy in their day to day lives. This exploration provides a description of literacy at one point in time, and also reveals the nature and significance of communication to people, households and communities.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Barton; Mary Hamilton
ISBN: 0415171490 9780415171496 0415171504 9780415171502
OCLC Number: 37560340
Description: xviii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / David Bloome --
1. Understanding literacy as social practice --
2. Locating literacies in time and space: (1) a history of literacy in Lancaster --
3. Locating literacies in time and space: (2) Lancaster today --
4. Ethnography in practice --
5. How they've fared in education: Harry's literacy practices --
6. Getting things done in the community: Shirley's literacy practices --
7. Living a local life: June's literacy practices --
8. Leisure and pleasure: Cliff's literacy practices --
9. Everyday literacies: (1) the range of practices --
10. Everyday literacies: (2) the patterning of practices --
11. Home, learning and education --
12. The web of literacies in local organisations.
Responsibility: David Barton and Mary Hamilton.
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