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abuses of literacy

Susan Hoddinott

abuses of literacy

the making of a worker "basic skills" crisis in England and North America

by Susan Hoddinott

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1997.

StatementSusan Hoddinott.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi,428p.
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17518720M

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  The second section is an aggressive attack on the dumbing down and separation of working class traditions, by the popular media (the original title was going to be The abuses of literacy). Whilst allowances need to be made for the way women are written about, this book is still relevant today/5(52).   Read Book Review: The Uses of Literacy by Richard Hoggart. This pioneering work examines changes in the life and values of the English working class in response community and creating instead a form of isolated introduction says that he first wanted to call this book The Abuses of Literacy, but changed his mind. I think /5(28).

  From forced marriage in Rumpelstiltskin to degrading treatment of the prince in Beauty and the Beast, Abie Longstaff, trained barrister and author of The Fairytale Hairdresser series, takes a Author: Abie Longstaff. The Uses of Literacy is a book written by Richard Hoggart and published in , examining the influence of mass media in the United Kingdom. The book has been described as a key influence in the history of English and media studies and in the founding of cultural studies.


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And those abuses are likely to continue—escalate, even—absent the protections of a right to by: I came to this book from Tim Lotts glorious memoir The Scent of Dried Roses, in which he described how his later discovery of The Uses of Literacy helped him fully understand his parents working class to lower-middle-class background and his mothers (fatal) combination of pride and huge shyness/5.

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‘The Uses of Literacy’ is a book that could be seen to be an ‘as if’ book, it is a re-imagination of the personal into forward thinking about how could culture could be. It is both a utopian enterprise, and a dystopian vision. (Kate Pahl, afterword to The Uses of Media Literacy (Bennett, McDougall and Potter, ).

The Uses of Literacy, by Richard Hoggart In the early s, year-old university lecturer Richard Hoggart (father of Simon, brilliant political sketch-writer from The Guardian) started writing a book rooted in his ‘northern urban working-class’ childhood (in Leeds), that he thought about calling The Abuses of Literacy.

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The abuses of literacy. He is the author of the seminal book The Uses of Literacyand most recently of Townscape with Figures: Farnham—Portrait of an English Town. Rights and permissions. Reprints and Permissions. About this article. Cite this article.

Hoggart, R. Author: Richard Hoggart. This pioneering work examines changes in the life and values of the English working class in response to mass media.

First published init mapped out a new methodology in cultural studies based around interdisciplinarity and a concern with how texts-in this case, mass publications-are stitched into the patterns of lived experience.3/5(3).

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