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Tables of Contents for Literacy
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Foreword
xiii
2
Federico Mayor
Acknowledgments
xv
 
1 Rationales, Debates, and New Directions: An Introduction
1
10
Daniel A. Wagner
PART ONE: HISTORICAL and PHILOSOPHICAL ROOTS
11
32
2 The History of Reading
11
5
Paul Saenger
3 Literacy in Social History
16
6
Daniel P. Resnick
Jay L. Gordon
4 Languages and Scripts in Contact: Historical Perspectives
22
7
H. Russell Bernard
5 The Implications of Literacy
29
5
Jack Goody
6 The Meanings of Literacy
34
9
Brian V. Street
PART TWO: PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACHES
43
46
7 Children's Reading Acquisition
43
6
Joanna K. Uhry
Linnea C. Ehri
8 Adult Reading Acquisition
49
5
John P. Sabatini
9 Reading Disability
54
6
Anne Fowler
Hollis S. Scarborough
10 Diagnosis and Remediation in Reading
60
8
Dale M. Willows
Catherine Watson
11 Diagnosis and Remediation in Writing Development
68
6
Uri Shafrir
12 Metacognitive Aspects of Literacy
74
7
Scott G. Paris
Andrea DeBruin-Parecki
13 Literacy and Cognition
81
8
Ageliki Nicolopoulou
Michael Cole
PART THREE: SOCIOLOGICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACHES
89
38
14 Sociological and Anthropological Issues in Literacy
89
6
Ruth Finnegan
15 Ethnic and Minority Issues in Literacy
95
7
Bernardo M. Ferdman
16 Literacy and Social Practice
102
5
Shirley Brice Heath
17 Ethnography of Writing
107
6
Amy Shuman
Bennis Blue
18 Literacy and Religion: The Word, the Holy Word, and the World
113
6
Cushla Kapitzke
19 Reading, Writing, and Salvation: The Impact of Christian Missionaries on Literacy
119
8
Richard L. Venezky
PART FOUR: LANGUAGE AND LITERACY
127
36
20 Orality and Literacy
127
5
Niko Besnier
21 Literacy and Language Development
132
5
David R. Olson
22 Development of Orthographies
137
6
Florian Coulmas
23 Second Language Reading
143
5
Ludo Verhoeven
24 Cross-language Transfer of Reading Skills
148
7
Maria S. Carlo
James M. Royer
25 Metalinguistic Awareness and Literacy Acquisition in Different Languages
155
8
William E. Nagy
Richard C. Anderson
PART FIVE: CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND ASSESSMENT
163
64
26 Models of Reading
163
4
Jeanne S. Chall
27 Theoretical Approaches to Reading Instruction
167
6
Marilyn Jager Adams
28 Adult Education and Literacy
173
6
Rose-Marie Weber
29 Cognitive Perspectives on Primers and Textbooks
179
7
Robert Calfee
Marilyn Chambliss
30 Social Perspectives on Primers and Textbooks
186
6
Allan Luke
31 Comprehension of Printed Instructions
192
7
Patricia Wright
32 Literacy Skill Retention
199
4
Daniel A. Wagner
Regie Stites
33 Alternative Assessments of Learning and Literacy: A U.S. Perspective
203
7
Peter Winograd
Rebecca Blum Martinez
Elizabeth Noll
34 International and Comparative Assessment of Literacy
210
7
Warwick B. Elley
35 International Adult Literacy Household Survey Methods
217
10
T. Scott Murray
PART SIX: NUMERACY
227
24
36 Links Between Literacy and Numeracy
227
5
Iddo Gal
37 Indigenous Number Systems
232
5
Geoffrey B. Saxe
James W. Stigler
38 Children's Acquisition of Mathematics
237
5
Kathleen Hart
39 Adult Numeracy
242
9
Betty Johnston
PART SEVEN: POLICY PERSPECTIVES
251
130
40 Home Influences on Early Literacy
251
7
Harold W. Stevenson
Shinying Lee
Heidi Schweingruber
41 Family Literacy Practice and Programs
258
7
Vivian L. Gadsden
42 Social Policy in Support of Literacy
265
6
Daniel McGrath
Rebecca A. Maynard
43 Gender and Literacy Development
271
6
Nelly P. Stromquist
44 Language and Literacy Planning
277
6
Nancy H. Hornberger
45 Indigenous Education and Literacy Learning
283
5
Daniel A. Wagner
46 Literacy Campaigns: A Policy Perspective
288
6
H. S. Bhola
47 The Effect of Education on Health
294
6
Susan Jayne
48 Literacy and Population Change
300
6
Robert A. LeVine
49 Literacy and Basic Education
306
5
Ladislaus Semali
50 Literacy, Skills, and Work
311
7
Glynda Hull
W. Norton Grubb
51 Literacy and Older Adults
318
6
Gail Weinstein
Simone LaCoss
52 Literacy and Nonformal Education: Overlap and Divergence
324
5
Manzoor Ahmed
53 Staff Training and Development for Adult Literacy
329
8
Alan Rogers
54 Post-Literacy Materials
337
5
Adama Ouane
55 Literacy and Economic Development
342
6
Douglas M. Windham
56 Literacy from a Donor Perspective
348
5
Roger Iredale
57 Literacy and International Policy Development
353
7
Phillip W. Jones
58 Investing in Adult Literacy: Lessons and Implications
360
7
Thomas Owen Eisemon
Kari Marble
Michael Crawford
59 Adult Literacy in Developing Countries: A Contemporary Annotated Bibliography
367
14
Laurel D. Puchner
PART EIGHT: CONTEMPORARY REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES
381
76
60 Literacy in North America
381
4
John T. Guthrie
Jamie L. Metsala
61 Literacy in Europe
385
6
Robert A. Houston
62 Literacy in Russia and the Former USSR
391
5
V. Shadrikov
N. Pakhomov
D. Wagner
63 Literacy in Scandinavia
396
4
Ingvar Lundberg
64 Literacy in the Arab Region
400
5
Mohamed Maamouri
65 Literacy in Francophone West Africa
405
5
Peter Easton
Derek Hemenway
66 Literacy in English-Speaking Africa
410
4
Joseph Taiwo Okedara
67 Adult Literacy Experiences in Lusophone African Countries
414
4
Marcela Ballara
68 Literacy in South Africa
418
5
Mastin Prinsloo
69 Literacy in China, Korea, and Japan
423
6
Insup Taylor
70 Literacy in South Central Asia
429
5
Margaret A. Mills
71 Adult Literacy in India: Assumptions and Implications
434
6
C. J. Daswani
72 Literacy Education in New Zealand and Australia
440
4
Peter Freebody
73 Literacy in Mexico and Central America
444
4
Emilia Ferreiro
Sylvia Schmelkes
74 Literacy in Brazil and South America
448
4
Bernardete A. Gatti
75 Literacy in the Pacific Islands
452
5
Francis Mangubhai
PART NINE: LITERACY AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES
457
26
76 Information Technologies and the Future of the Book
457
5
Jay David Bolter
77 Information Technologies and Literacy
462
7
Jonathan Anderson
78 Assisting Literacy Through Distance Education
469
6
Stephen Anzalone
Elizabeth Goldstein
79 Literacy, Electronic Networking, and the Internet
475
8
Daniel A. Wagner
Christopher Hopey
About the Contributors
483
10
Author Index
493
12
Subject Index
505