Living in an age of communication, literacy is an extremely integral part of our society. We are impacted by literature during our infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. This four volume set includes information from specialists in the field who discuss the influence of popular culture, media, and technology on literacy. Together, they offer a comprehensive outline of the study and practice of literacy in the United States.
Barbara J. Guzzetti is Professor in the College of Education at Arizona State University, Tempe. She has a joint appointment in the Department of Women's Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.