Hearing Other Voices: A Critical Assessment of Popular Views on Literacy and Work

@article{Hull1993HearingOV,
  title={Hearing Other Voices: A Critical Assessment of Popular Views on Literacy and Work},
  author={G. Hull},
  journal={Harvard Educational Review},
  year={1993},
  volume={63},
  pages={20-49}
}
  • G. Hull
  • Published 1993
  • Sociology
  • Harvard Educational Review
Current popular discussion about the role of literacy in the workplace is often based on the largely unquestioned beliefs that workers are deficient in basic literacy skills and, further, that there are clear links among illiteracy, poor job performance, and the declining economy. These assumptions lead to demands for school-based, skill-driven literacy programs tied to the workplace. In this article, Glynda Hull challenges these demands and the characterizations of workers that underlie them… Expand
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