Literacy and the Other: A sociological approach to literacy research and policy in multilingual societies

Luke, Allan
January 2003
Reading Research Quarterly;Jan-Mar2003, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p132
Academic Journal
Describes a sociological approach to literacy research and policy in multilingual societies. Standpoint on literacy policy and its role in the study and learning of languages; Challenges of cultural and linguistic diversity; Sociological analysis of literacy.


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