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Author Papen, Uta.

Title Literacy and globalization : reading and writing in times of social and cultural change / Uta Papen
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 213 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in literacy ; 2
Routledge studies in literacy ; 2
Contents Literacy in Namibia: local and global dimensions of reading and writing -- Introduction to the ethnographic context: Namibia 12 years after achieving independence -- Studying literacy in Namibia: multiple methods and multiple roles -- 'Everything is in English': literacies of work and public life in Katutura and Windhoek -- Banks, loans and invoices: bureaucratic literacy practices -- Shopping without money: literacies of consumerism -- Visit 'one of the most untamed and beautiful parts of wild Africa' : introduction to literacy and tourism in Namibia -- Signposts, flyers and brochures: promotional literacy practices -- 'Anmire Damara Cultural Village' : the discourses of eco- and ethno-tourism -- Face-to-face tours' experience with the Windhoek municipality: meeting literacies -- The consultant's report: a further example of meeting literacies -- Learning new literacies : a social literacies perspective -- Literacy, power and change: implications for the theory and practice of adult literacy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-210) and index
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Subject Globalization.
Literacy programs -- Namibia.
Literacy -- Namibia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203016084 (electronic bk.)
9780203016084 (electronic bk.)