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Literacy : reading the word & the world

Author: Paulo Freire; Donaldo P Macedo
Publisher: South Hadley, Mass. : Bergin & Garvey Publishers, 1987.
Series: Critical studies in education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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At a time when popularizers of cultural literacy are prescribing a cultural canon for the purpose of prying open the `closed minds' of American youth . Harvard Educational Review Every chapter .

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Freire, Paulo, 1921-1997.
Literacy.
South Hadley, Mass. : Bergin & Garvey Publishers, 1987
(OCoLC)570695439
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Freire; Donaldo P Macedo
ISBN: 0897891260 9780897891264 0897891252 9780897891257
OCLC Number: 15521446
Description: xxiii, 184 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Literacy and the pedagogy of political empowerment / Henry A. Giroux --
The importance of the act of reading --
Adult literacy and popular libraries --
Rethinking literacy : a dialogue --
The people speak their word : literacy in action --
Literacy in Guinea-Bissau revisited --
The illiteracy of literacy in the United States --
Literacy and critical pedagogy --
Appendix : Letter to Mario Cabral.
Series Title: Critical studies in education series.
Responsibility: Paulo Freire & Donaldo Macedo ; foreword by Ann E. Berthoff ; introduction by Henry A. Giroux.
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