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Critical literacy politics, praxis, and the postmodern by

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .
Written in English


  • Critical pedagogy,
  • Literacy -- Social aspects

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Colin Lankshear and Peter L. McLaren ; with a foreword by Maxine Greene.
SeriesSUNY series, Teacher empowerment and school reform, Teacher empowerment and school reform.
ContributionsLankshear, Colin., McLaren, Peter, 1948-
LC ClassificationsLC196 .C75 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 443 p. ;
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1558723M
ISBN 100791412296, 079141230X
LC Control Number91039669

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