Literacies, global and local

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Published by J. Benjamins Pub. Co. in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Literacy,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Language and culture,
  • Written communication,
  • Language and education

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Mastin Prinsloo, Mike Baynham.
SeriesAILA applied linguistics series -- v. 2
ContributionsPrinsloo, Mastin., Baynham, Mike, 1950-
LC ClassificationsP40.5.L58 L58 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18017196M
ISBN 109789027205186
LC Control Number2007051558

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Watson, M. Young, Professing “Western” Literacy: Globalization and Women’s Education at the Western College for Women. Walters, Considering the Meanings of Literacy in a Postcolonial Setting: The Case of Tunisia. G.E. Hawisher, C.L. Selfe, with K. Coffield and S. El-Wakil, Women and the Global Ecology of Digital Literacies.

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Multiliteracies considers the future of literacy teaching in the context of the rapidly changing English language. Questions are raised about what constitutes appropriate literacy teaching in today's world: a world that is both a global village yet one which local diversity is increasingly important.

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