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Debating literacy in Australia : a documentary history, 1945 - 1994

Green, Bill, Hodgens, John, & Luke, Allan (1994) Debating literacy in Australia : a documentary history, 1945 - 1994. Australian Literacy Federation, Sydney, NSW.

Abstract

A documentary history of 'literacy' as an issue, topic and problem in the Australia print media, 1945-1994. The accompanying critical analysis makes the case that 'literacy crises' in Australia have arisen during periods of major socioeconomic, cultural and geopolitical upheaval and change, with schools and teachers, youth and families the object of 'blame' for such changes.

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ID Code: 54681
Item Type: Book
Keywords: literacy, Australian education, educational history, Australian newspapers, youth
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE ESL and TESOL) (130204)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: The authors - the original publisher/organisation is now defunct, and no published version is available in print or online form.
Copyright Statement: The authors grant permission to readers and uses to use, reproduce and cite this work following conventional citation and acknowledgement protocols
Deposited On: 09 Nov 2012 09:46
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2012 09:51

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