Literacy, education and schooling--for what?

by Johan Galtung

Publisher: Universitetet i Oslo, Professoratet i konflikt- og fredsforskning in Oslo

Written in English
Published: Pages: 28 Downloads: 310
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Subjects:

  • Education -- Aims and objectives.,
  • Literacy.

Edition Notes

Statementby Johan Galtung.
SeriesPapers - Chair in Conflict and Peace Research, University of Oslo ; no 55., Papers (Universitetet i Oslo. Professoratet i konflikt- og fredsforskning) ;, no. 55.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB41 .G244
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4319261M
LC Control Number78359409

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First of all, literacy serves as the first rung in the ladder (or succession of Literacy, Education and Schooling - For What. 99 ladders) of schooling.

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Paper production greatly reduced the cost of books, and literacy became a primary goal in U.S. public education. Also during this time, recreational reading became a popular activity in the United States and Europe, with literacy rates reaching 70 percent in some parts of the United States in the s.

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