• Publications
  • Influence
Literacy in Theory and Practice
Acknowledgements Prolegomenon Introduction Part I. Literacy In Theory: 1. The 'autonomous' model: I. literacy and rationality 2. The 'autonomous' model: II. goody 3. Literacy and linguistics 4. The
Student writing in higher education: An academic literacies approach
ABSTRACT This article addresses the issue of student writing in higher education. It draws on the findings of an Economic and Social Research Council funded project which examined the contrasting
Social Literacies: Critical Approaches to Literacy in Development, Ethnography and Education
Acknowledgements Introduction Section 1: Literacy, Politics and Social Change Introduction 1 Putting Literacies on the Political Agenda 2 Literacy and Social Change: The Significance of Social
What's 'new' in New Literacy Studies? Critical approaches to literacy in theory and practice
What has come to be termed the "New Literacy Studies" (NLS) (Gee, 1991; Street, 1996) represents a new tradition in considering the nature of literacy, focusing not so much on acquisition of skills,
Cross-Cultural Approaches to Literacy
Introduction: the new literacy studies Brian Street Part I. The Incorporation of Literacy Into The Communicative Repertoire: l. Conceptions and uses of literacy in a Papua New Guinean village Don
The "Academic Literacies" Model: Theory and Applications
Although the term academic literacies was originally developed with regard to the study of literacies in higher education and the university, the concept also applies to K–12 education. An academic
Literacy and Development: Ethnographic Perspectives
  • B. Street
  • Sociology, Economics
  • 22 February 2001
Literacy and Development is a collection of case studies of literacy projects around the world. The contributors present their in-depth studies of everyday uses and meanings of literacy and of the
Recent Applications of New Literacy Studies in Educational Contexts
I would like to set out some principles on which application of the New Literacy Studies (NLS) to education could be based and link directly to how the authors understand the work of literacy in educational contexts.
The Implications of the ‘New Literacy Studies' for Literacy Education
This paper deals with the following questions:1. The ‘problem’: what is the ‘Literacy Debate’ and why do such apparently arcane accounts of language and literacy have such a high profile in popular...