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 reading 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.