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Title: Literacy and Literacies
Subtitle: Texts, Power, and Identity
Written By: James Collins
Richard K. Blot
Series Title: Studies in Social and Cultural Foundations of Language 22

Developing a new synthesis of literacy studies, this book explores the
domain of power through questions of colonialism, modern state formation,
educational systems and official versus popular literacies. James Collins
and Richard Blot present a critical discussion of particular cases and
discuss the role of literacies in the formation of class, gender, and
ethnic identity.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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