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Title Literacy and development : ethnographic perspectives / edited by Brian V. Street
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (x, 228 pages) : illustrations
Series Literacies
Literacies.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of contributors; Introduction; Literacy and development: ethnographic perspectives on schooling and adult education; Introduction; Literacy, schooling and development: views of Rabari nomads, India; 'Literacy; your key to a better future'? Literacy, reconciliation and development in the National Literacy Programme in Namibia; More than just chanting: multilingual literacies, ideology and teaching methodologies in rural Eritrea; Betrayal and solidarity in ethnography on literacy: revisiting research homework in a north Indian village
Summary The contributors present their in-depth studies of everyday uses and meanings of literacy and of the literacy programmes that have been developed to enhance them
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ethnology -- Developing countries
Literacy -- Developing countries -- Cross-cultural studies
Ethnology.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Literacy.
Literacy.
Developing countries.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Street, Brian V.
ISBN 0203245415
0203468414
0415234506
0415234514
9780203245415
9780203468418
9780415234504
9780415234511