Comparative aspects of functional literacy development: Three ethnic American communities
Reder, Stephen M.
Wagner, Daniel A.
Pergamon Press, Elmsford, NY, 1987.
Comparative and international education series, Vol. 1
an ongoing comparative study of literacy development that [is being conducted] will be briefly described relationship between sociocultural context and adult literacy development three communities within the United States were selected for comparative study: an Eskimo fishing village in south-central Alaska, a community of Hmong immigrants from the highlands of Laos now living on the West Coast, and a partially migrant, partially settled Hispanic community in the migrant stream in the Pacific Northwest literacy as collaborative practice / modes of engagement in literacy practices / cognitive aspects of participatory modes / spontaneous acquisition of literacy / distinct socialization processes for literacy (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved) (Source: chapter)