TITLE

Learning Community: Popular Education and Homeless Women

AUTHOR(S)
Rivera, Lorna
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Women's Studies Quarterly;Spring/Summer2004, Vol. 32 Issue 1/2, p196
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the empowering prospects of literacy education connected to participatory learning. Ways in which women in poverty and homelessness appreciate the value and promise of education; Conflicting beliefs about schooling; Foundation for creating community and sharing knowledge.
ACCESSION #
14181668

 

Related Articles

  • Literacy Groups in Ghana: Liberation with Limitation. Windborne, Janice // Women's Studies Quarterly;Spring/Summer2004, Vol. 32 Issue 1/2, p59 

    Reveals the difficulties of government-sponsored literacy programs for women in Ghana. Failure to address the everyday work and family realities of women's lives; Women's realization of immediate benefits from their community involvement; Sanitation, child care and other practical information.

  • Rethinking Adult Literacy Training An Analysis Through a Third World Feminist Perspective. Sato, Chizu // Women's Studies Quarterly;Spring/Summer2004, Vol. 32 Issue 1/2, p73 

    Challenges definitions of literacy most associated with development work. Adult literacy put forth as an opportunity for women's empowerment; Examination of literacy programs stressing liberatory agendas; Steps in understanding the complexities of power arrangements.

  • Reasearch DIGEST.  // Literacy Today;Jun2003, Issue 35, p23 

    The article presents a research digest that provides a comprehensive listing and summary of research relating to literacy policy and practice. Adult Learners Lives is a research work that concentrates on different economic and social conditions in Blackburn, Lancaster and Liverpool regions in...

  • Read to Your Puppy.  // Instructor;Apr2004, Vol. 113 Issue 7, p9 

    Features the Wags & Tales reading program for elementary-school students in Broward County, Florida. Goal of the program; Comment from Marni Bellavia, education partnership coordinator for Boward County's Humane Society; Number of children the program has helped.

  • ADULT EDUCATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST: Etatism, Patriarchy and Civil Society(1). Mojab, Shahrzad // Convergence;2000, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p9 

    Examines the status of adult education in the Middle East. Etatism in the Middle East; Parallelism between adult education and literacy campaigns; Constraints to developing literacy and adult education; Conflict over women's access to adult education in the Middle East.

  • Border Crossing: A Black Woman Superintendent Builds Democratic Community in Unfamiliar Territory. KATZ, SUSAN J. // Journal of School Leadership;Jul2012, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p771 

    Much of the earlier research on women in leadership has told the stories of White women. Since there are very low numbers of superintendents of color both male and female nationwide, there have been very few stories reported of women leaders of color (Brunner & Grogan, 2007). This article...

  • Multidimensional Poverty in Nicaragua: Are Female-Headed Households Better Off? Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Teixeira, Karla // Social Indicators Research;Jul2017, Vol. 132 Issue 3, p1037 

    The recognition of poverty as a multidimensional concept has led to the development of more adequate tools for its identification. By allowing for subgroup and regional decompositions, those instruments are useful to allocate public action where most needed. This paper applies the Alkire and...

  • 2008 ASEE Workshop on K-12 Engineering Education.  // ASEE Prism;Feb2008, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p44 

    The article offers information about the fifth annual Workshop of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) on K-12 Engineering Education to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in June 21, 2008. The workshop will be open to K-12 teachers in the area, ASEE members and other interested...

  • "Desperately Deconstructing Susan" The Reading Professional: Seeking the Right Questions. Shearer, Brenda A.; Vogt, MaryEllen // New England Reading Association Journal;2004, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p6 

    Discusses the challenges facing reading specialists in working within the sociocultural contexts of schools and classrooms in the U.S. Sociocultural factors that affect effective literacy leadership; Roles and responsibilities of reading specialists in schools; Ways to meet literacy goals.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics