Literacy as a civil right : reclaiming social justice in literacy teaching and learning /

From the Publisher: "The urgency to create equity in schools has never been greater, especially since legislators are considering the re-authorization of No Child Left Behind as a means to eliminating the achievement gap. Studies continue to show that increased standards, testing, and accountab...

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Other Authors: Greene, Stuart.
Format: Book
Published:New York : Peter Lang, c2008.
Series:Counterpoints (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 316.
Online Access:Table of contents only 
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Teaching for social justice / Stuart Greene
  • 1: Sociopolitical Context Of Schooling
  • 1: Still black a story of black life in the academy / Gloria Ladson-Billings
  • 2: Education policy, race, and neoliberal urbanism / Pauline Lipman
  • 2: How Race Is Lived In Schools
  • 3: Even sweet, gentle Larry? the continuing significance of race in education / Amanda E Lewis
  • 4: For what it's worth: civil rights and the price of literacy / Bob Fecho, & Sarah Skinner
  • 5: Wages of whiteness? rethinking economic metaphors for whiteness: literacy and life goals in an all-white suburban high school / Jennifer Seibel Trainer
  • 6: Taming the beast: race, discourse, and identity in a middle school classroom / Adrienne Dixson
  • 3: Teaching For Social Justice
  • 7: Revisiting playing in the dark: the hidden games of racialization in literacy studies and school reform / Carol D Lee
  • 8: Language and literacies as civil rights / Kris Gutierrez
  • Index.