"At a time when popularizers of cultural literacy are prescribing a cultural canon for the purpose of prying open the 'closed minds' of American youth . . . Literacy provides an articulate and courageous response." Harvard Educational Review "Every chapter . . . asks teachers to thing again about how they teach, what they want for their pupils, and how to get on with it." Times Educational Supplement "[This] book directs our attention to literacy in its broadest sense so that we can better evaluate the shortcomings of our work as educators at all levels of learning." Contemporary SociologyFreire, Paulo is the author of 'Literacy Reading the Word and the World', published 1987 under ISBN 9780897891264 and ISBN 0897891260.