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A is for Ox: The Collapse of Literacy and the Rise of Violence in an Electronic Age

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The failure of increasing numbers of young people to attain even minimum levels of literacy signals a catastrophe at the deepest levels of our culture. A Is for Ox is an important and impassioned work that both proves this conclusion and suggests what can be done to change it.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679742852
Subtitle:
The Collapse of Literacy and the Rise of Violence in an Electronic Age
Author:
Sanders, Barry
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mass media
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Literacy
Subject:
Oral communication
Subject:
Children and violence
Subject:
Mass media and youth.
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
v. 16, no. 204
Publication Date:
19950926
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.6 in 0.7 lb

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