1. Changes and Challenges of Literacy Practices: A Case of a Village in Iran

Brian Street; Reza Pishghadam; Shiva Zeinali

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2015, , Pages 16-27

Abstract
  Granted that literacy is a social practice involving different values, attitudes, feelings, and social relationships, this study attempts to examine literacy practices and the potential changes made through a history of forty years. The study was conducted in the village of Cheshmeh, near Mashhad, Iran, ...  Read More

2. Applying Earlier Literacy Research in Iran to Current Literacy Theory and Policy

Brian Street

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2013, , Pages 1-9

Abstract
  In this paper, I attempt to bring together approaches to literacy in theory and in practice, drawing upon various activities I have been involved in over the years–research in Iranian villages during the 1970s; linking research and theory to literacy policy, with particular reference to a contribution ...  Read More