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  • Numeracy as Social Practice

    Global and Local Perspectives

    Edited by Keiko Yasukawa, Alan Rogers, Kara Jackson, Brian V. Street

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom, embedded in local practices, traditions and interactions. But whereas the importance of social practice is increasingly recognised in literacy education, Numeracy as Social Practice: Global and Local Perspectives is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-07
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • The Routledge Companion to English Studies

    Edited by Constant Leung, Brian V Street

    English is now a global phenomenon no longer defined by fixed territorial, cultural and social functions. The Routledge Companion to English Studies provides an authoritative overview of the subject area. Taking into account the changing conceptualisations of English, this companion considers both…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Savage in Literature

    Representations of 'primitive' society in English fiction 1858-1920

    By Brian V. Street

    First published in 1975, this study is concerned with the representation of non-European people in English popular fiction in the period from 1858-1920. It examines the developments in thinking about people across the world and shows how they affected writers’ views of evolution, race, heredity and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Literacy and Numeracy in Latin America

    Local Perspectives and Beyond

    Edited by Judy Kalman, Brian V. Street

    Latin American Literacy and Numeracy Studies (LALNS) are fairly unknown in other parts of the world. This book charts new directions in LALNS and explores the relationship between these studies and international perspectives. Calling upon social practice approaches, New Literacy Studies,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-05
    Routledge

  • Language, Ethnography, and Education

    Bridging New Literacy Studies and Bourdieu

    By Michael Grenfell, David Bloome, Cheryl Hardy, Kate Pahl, Jennifer Rowsell, Brian V Street

    This frontline volume contributes to the social study of education in general and literacy in particular by bringing together in a new way the traditions of language, ethnography, and education. Integrating New Literacy Studies and Bourdieusian sociology with ethnographic approaches to the study of…

    Paperback – 2011-10-03
    Routledge

  • Literacy

    An Advanced Resource Book for Students

    By Brian V. Street, Adam Lefstein

    Literacy is a comprehensive textbook which provides students and researchers with support for advanced study of the topic. It introduces readers to a broad range of approaches to understanding literacy in educational contexts and in society. Literacy: integrates psychological, educational and…

    Paperback – 2007-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Linguistics

  • Literacy and Development

    Ethnographic Perspectives

    By Brian V. Street

    Literacy and Development is a collection of case studies of literacy projects around the world.The contributors present their in-depth studies of everyday uses and meanings of literacy and of the literacy programmes that have been developed to enhance them. Arguing that ethnographic research can…

    Paperback – 2001-01-18
    Routledge
    Literacies

  • Social Literacies

    Critical Approaches to Literacy in Development, Ethnography and Education

    By Brian V. Street

    Social Literacies develops new and critical approaches to the understanding of literacy in an international perspective. It represents part of the current trend towards a broader consideration of literacy as social practices, and as its title suggests, it focuses on the social nature of reading and…

    Paperback – 1995-06-09
    Routledge
    Real Language Series

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