Synopses & Reviews
At a time when popularizers of cultural literacy are prescribing a cultural canon for the purpose of prying open the `closed minds' of American youth . . . Literacy provides an articulate and courageous response.
Harvard Educational Review
Every chapter . . . asks teachers to thing again about how they teach, what they want for their pupils, and how to get on with it. Times Educational Supplement
[This] book directs our attention to literacy in its broadest sense so that we can better evaluate the shortcomings of our work as educators at all levels of learning. Contemporary Sociology