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Author Ma'ayan, Hadar Dubowsky.

Title Reading girls : the lives and literacies of adolescents / Hadar Dubowsky Ma'ayan ; Foreword by Margaret Finders.

Publication Info. New York : Teachers College Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  302.2244 M111R    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 146 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Language and literacy series
Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-136) and index.
Contents Lincoln Middle School and the Girls Literacy Discussion Group -- Understanding girls and literacies -- Using texts to perform race and class identities -- Critical media literacy for a text-saturated world -- Girls, texts, and sexualities -- Reading violence in their worlds -- Technology and creativity : how multiple literacies can build educational resiliency -- Multiple literacies and a failing student -- Girls and the achievement gap.
Summary The author--an experienced researcher and middle school teacher--intertwines investigations of multiple literacies, technologies, race, class, gender, sexuality, and gender expression to provide a provocative look at what helps and what hurts adolescent girls in school.--From publisher description.
Subject Adolescence.
Literacy -- Social aspects.
Junior high school girls -- Attitudes.
Educational sociology.
Cover Title Readin girls : the lives and literacies of adolescents
ISBN 9780807753149 paperback alkaline paper
0807753149 paperback alkaline paper
9780807753156 hardcover alkaline paper
0807753157 hardcover alkaline paper
Standard No. 7366336
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