Literacy is a comprehensive textbook which provides students and researchers with support for advanced study of the topic. It introduces readers to a broad range of approaches to understanding literacy in educational contexts and in society.
integrates psychological, educational and anthropological approaches to literacy and its consequences for individuals and society
gathers together influential readings from key names in this inter-disciplinary field, including: Catherine Snow, David Olson, and Mike Cole
presents teachers, students and researchers with many diverse opportunities to explore for themselves a broad range of perspectives and methods of study.
Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, Literacy is an essential textbook for students and researchers of Applied Linguistics. 5 Line drawings, black and white; 5 Halftones, black and white; 5 Tables, black and white