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By Lucia Thesen, Ermien van Pletzen

ISBN-10: 0826487750

ISBN-13: 9780826487759

This e-book is an research of scholar literacy in a tutorial environment, and the way this has replaced as a result of political, monetary and social elements. The participants, who're all engaged in educational literacy paintings at a South African college, use the theoretical culture of recent Literacy reviews as constructed through theorists similar to James Gee, Brian road and Gnnther Kress, and follow this to a case examine of 1 college within the altering context of South Africa.

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Mziwethu2 Senior Secondary The research represented in this paper was conducted between 1997 and 1999 at a former DET school in a township previously designated for 'African' people, located 15 km outside of central Cape Town. The township has one of the highest unemployment rates, estimated at around 60 per cent as compared to a national estimated average of 45 per cent. According to the 1996 Census, 1-2 per cent of households i the township had no income at all. It is regarded as one of the most dangerous areas of Cape Town.

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