Who is Entitled to be a Literacy Expert? Category Entitlements of Parents and Professionals in the Literature on Children's Literacy Learning

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  • Pamela J McKenzie University of Western Ontario
  • Rosamund K. Stooke University of Western Ontario

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https://doi.org/10.29173/cais494

Abstract

This paper critically analyses representations of librarians, teachers and parents in texts pertaining to children's literacy development. Using Jonathan Potter's concept of "category entitlement," we discussed the ways that writers in both the library and information science (LIS) and education discourse communities represent particular groups of people as "literacy experts." We found that representations of librarians' and teachers' professional...

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Published

2013-10-16

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McKenzie, P. J., & Stooke, R. K. (2013). Who is Entitled to be a Literacy Expert? Category Entitlements of Parents and Professionals in the Literature on Children’s Literacy Learning. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of CAIS / Actes Du congrès Annuel De l’ACSI. https://doi.org/10.29173/cais494

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