A treatise on phonology: comprising a perfect alphabet for by Andrew Comstock, Benn Pitman, John M'Lean (M.D.)

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With regard to critiques that his distinction locates him within an autonomous model of literacy, Cummins argues that there is no contradiction between his theoretical interests and those of New Literacy Studies but that the BICS/CALP distinction has been specifically located in educational settings where likewise different literacies may be operationalised: ‘One can accept the perspective that literacies are multiple, contextually specific, and constantly evolving (as I do) while at the same time arguing that in certain discursive contexts it is useful to distinguish between conversational fluency and academic language proficiency’.

H. Hornberger (eds), Encyclopedia of Language and Education, 2nd Edition, Volume 2: Literacy, xxxi–xxxii. #2008 Springer Science+Business Media LLC. xxxii CONTRIBUTORS Alan Rogers University of East Anglia, Centre for Applied Research in Education, Norwich, UK Katherine Schultz University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, Philadelphia, USA Inge Sichra Universidad Mayor de San Simón, PROEIB Andes, Cochabamba, Bolivia Pippa Stein University of the Witwatersrand, Applied English Language Studies, Johannesburg, South Africa Brian V.

To understand xvi B R I A N V. S T R E E T the nexus of CRT and literacy, she reviews the genesis, definitions, basic concepts, and tenets of CRT from legal studies, followed by its evolution in educational and literacy research. Pointing, as all of the chapters do, to ‘Future Directions’, she suggests that work by Literacy scholars will envisage CRT’s ‘emancipatory and transformative positioning’ so that knowledge of racial/cultural positioning will be effected through use of narratives and voice and that this in turn will offer a more adequate route to examine race, racism, and power in society.

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