3 edition of Literacy and illiteracy found in the catalog.
Literacy and illiteracy
|Statement||by André Lestage.|
|Series||Educational studies and documents ;, new ser., no. 42|
|LC Classifications||LC149 .L4 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||31 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||82205188|
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My daughter-in-law gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Shannon, my first and only grandchild. This event, strangely, started me on a path that eventually lead to the writing of this book.
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ILLITERACY The inability to read or write, or the actual or perceived state of being uneducated or insufficiently educated. Social judgement is so powerfully built into the term ILLITERATE that scholars now generally use more neutral terms, such as non-literate (for societies and individuals for whom literacy is not a relevant issue) and pre-literate (for societies and conditions before.
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