Towards a Critical Sociology of Reading Pedagogy

Papers of the XII World Congress on Reading

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Through critical sociological appraisals of literary theory, research and pedagogy, this volume presents challenges to dominant psychological approaches in reading research and to mainstream discourses about reading and writing pedagogy. Bringing together the recent work of literacy researchers in Australia, Europe and North America, the volume offers novel critiques and theorisations from within political economy, neomarxist and critical theory, ethnomethodology, interactive sociolinguistics, poststructuralism and postmodernism. The volume is arranged in four sections; The Politics of Pedagogy; Reading in Classrooms; Reconstructing Theory; Reading the Social. This collection is provocative and innovative, offering clear alternatives for conceptualising literacy, for conducting literacy research, and for reconstructing the discourses and practices of reading and writing in schools. The volume is addressed to a broad audience of researchers, educators and students.
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 19]  1991.  xxi, 287 pp.
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Table of Contents
List of Contributors
ix
Towards A Critical Sociollogy of Reading Pedagogy: An Introduction
Allan Luke and Carolyn Baker
xi
I. The Politics of Pedagogy
The Political Economy of Reading Instruction
Allan Luke
3
Writing Pedagogy: Personal Voices, Truth Telling and ‘Real’ Texts
Pam Gilbert
27
Learning the Literature Lesson: The Limits of the Aesthetic Personality
Ian Hunter
47
Literacy: A Social Skill
Jacob L. Mey
83
II. Reading in Classrooms
A Situated Perspective on What Counts as Reading
James L. Heap
103
The Embeddedness of Reading in Classroom Life: Reading as a Situated Process
Judith L. Green and Lois A. Meyer
141
Literacy Practices and Social Relations in Classroom Reading Events
Carolyn Baker
161
III. Reconstructing Theory
readingS
Alec McHoul
191
Reading ‘readingS’: Towards a Postmodernist Reading Pedagogy
Bill Green
211
IV. Reading the Social
Remarks on Cognitive-Psychological and Critical-Sociological Accounts of Reading
Peter Freebody
239
Discourses and Practices: A Postscript
Carolyn Baker and Allan Luke
257
Author Index
269
Subject Index
275
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  91007316