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Mothers as Pupils in Health Care Settings

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0046
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter the literacy-mediation hypothesis – that the acquisition of academic literacy influences health literacy and health navigation skills – is tested in the four-country data and the ... More


A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child

Joe Sutliff Sanders

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903008
eISBN:
9781452958842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903008.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first book to theorize children’s nonfiction from a literary perspective, A Literature of Questions explains how the genre speaks in unique ways to its young readers, inviting them to the project ... More


More than Half of You Can't Read This

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Responding to a request by the Writers of the Future Contest on Palm Sunday, 1987, Wolfe demonstrates his love of puns by offering five predictions for the next twenty-five years: one for each ... More


Pre-industrial agriculture

I. G. Simmons

in Global Environmental History: 10,000 BC to AD 2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621583
eISBN:
9780748670765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621583.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The development of agriculture after about 10,000 BC produced human-directed genetics and environments. Though fire was still used, solar energy was garnered from more concentrated sources as crops ... More


Going public

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 4 explores the debate around enthusiasm in late Stuart England. After looking at the French Prophets’ millenarian assemblies, during which they performed Biblical allegories and miracles, it ... More


“Can You Hear Me Now?”: Frontier’s Integration with the Global Economy

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Discusses the integration of today’s frontier markets into the global economy and how technology and education in particular will accelerate this integration.


From Community School to Traditional

Sam F. Stack

in The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166889
eISBN:
9780813167855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166889.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the gradual transition of the Arthurdale School from an experiment educational institution to a more traditional one following the departure of the progressive contingent of ... More


Reading the Irish Woman: Studies in Cultural Encounter and Exchange, 1714-1960

Gerardine Meaney, Mary O'Dowd, and Bernadette Whelan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318924
eISBN:
9781846319969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318924.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1700 few Irishwomen were literate. Most lived in a rural environment, rarely encountered a book or a play or ventured much beyond their own domestic space. By 1960 literacy was universal, all ... More


Fatherland or Death!: Setting the Revolution's Foundations, 1959–1962

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Revolutionary Cuba: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049953
eISBN:
9780813050416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049953.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 looks at the decisive first four years of revolution, tracing and analyzing the manifold challenges it faced domestically and in the international arena. It traces the processes through ... More


Introduction

L. Stephanie Cobb

in Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293359
eISBN:
9780520966642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293359.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Introduction focuses on the differences between ancient and modern experiences of martyr texts. In particular, it explores how ancient audiences might have received these stories: aurally within ... More


1959–61: The first flush of revolution

Kumaraswami Par

in Literary culture in Cuba: Revolution, nation-building and the book

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083754
eISBN:
9781781704714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083754.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the three years of the initial Revolution, the years of redefinition when the new literary culture emerged from experience and the developing ideological consensus. The pace, ... More


Conclusion

Kumaraswami Par

in Literary culture in Cuba: Revolution, nation-building and the book

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083754
eISBN:
9781781704714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083754.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This study started by posing a question about the apparent contradiction between the fact that literature in Cuba since 1959 seems to have been both relatively privileged and problematic. This ... More


Dark Whiteness and Literacy without Assimilation: DeSalvo’s Unlikely Narrative

Kimberly A. Costino

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Kimberly A. Costino’s essay considers DeSalvo’s writing as a wide-ranging project of cultural recovery, reclamation, and transformation in the context of working class ethnic/Italian American female ... More


Introduction

Leonie Hannan

in Women of letters: "Gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099427
eISBN:
9781526109750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099427.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Here the key themes of the book are introduced and the historical and historiographical context is set. The chapter discusses, women’s literacy and access to education, the social and cultural ... More


Getting started

Leonie Hannan

in Women of letters: "Gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099427
eISBN:
9781526109750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099427.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The paths by which seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English women came to the task of intellectual thought were varied. Small details of personal histories interacted with larger dynamics of ... More


The Literary Study of Children’s Nonfiction

Joe Sutliff Sanders

in A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903008
eISBN:
9781452958842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903008.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Clearly lays out a series of techniques for analysis and then applies and nuances those techniques through extensive close readings and case studies


Beyond Authority: Questioning the Literature of Facts

Joe Sutliff Sanders

in A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903008
eISBN:
9781452958842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903008.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter one explains that the standard definition of nonfiction is that it is a literature of answers, but this chapter argues that the genre and the children for whom it is written are better served ... More


Voice and the Seamless Narrative of Knowledge

Joe Sutliff Sanders

in A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903008
eISBN:
9781452958842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903008.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter two examines how the voice of a book—in its use of hedges and a visible author as well as its dramatization of debate between sources—can attempt to invite or close off critical engagement


Nonfiction’s Unfinished Characters: The People Who Are Wrong, Flawed, and Incomplete

Joe Sutliff Sanders

in A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903008
eISBN:
9781452958842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903008.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter three examines places where nonfiction points to the flaws in its characters, the times they have made mistakes, failed, or simply looked foolish. In these instances, as well as moments in ... More


Inquiry at and in the Margins: How Peritexts Encourage Critical Reading

Joe Sutliff Sanders

in A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903008
eISBN:
9781452958842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903008.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter four extends and complicates Gérard Genette’s idea of the peritext—the sidebars, captions, footnotes, introduction, notes for teachers, and other aspects of textual apparatus—to look at how ... More


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