New times! Old ways?

Colin Lankshear, Michele Knobel

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During recent years governments otherwise concerned with trimming public sector spending have often trumpeted ‘funding packages’ dedicated to improving ‘literacy competence’ among school-age and adult populations. Whenever such packages are announced, our own immediate response has increasingly been to wonder ‘what does this package really mean so far as promoting a more literate and educated public is concerned?'.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLiteracy and Schooling
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)0203019555, 9781134699483
ISBN (Print)0415170184, 9780415170178
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2012


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