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Janks shows how competing orientations to critical literacy education'”power, access, diversity, design'”foreground one over the other. Her central argument is that these different orientations are crucially interdependent and need to work together to create new possibilities.
Hilary Janks is a professor in Applied English Language Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Table of Contents
Turning to Literacy
Orientations to Literacy
Language and Power
Reading Texts Critically
Diversity, Difference and Disparity
Access, Gate-Keeping and Desire
Critical Text Production: Writing and Design
Redesign, Social Action and Possibilities for Transformation
The Future of Critical Literacy
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