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Table of Contents Introduction: Literacy Learning and Teaching in a New Socio-Economic Context 1 1. Teaching, Learning, and Cross-cultural Discourses 22 2. The City, the School, and the Families 50 3. Battles of Literacy and Culture: Teacher Beliefs and Parent Perspectives 81 4. Beginning Forays in the Battles: Sandy, Anthony, Kevin, and Alana 130 5. Living through the Battles: Billy, Andy, Jake, and Tina 184 6. Understanding the Battles of Literacy and Culture: Conflicts and Complexities 230 7. Learning from the Battles: Implications and Conclusions 260 References 294
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Asian Americans -- Education -- United States.
Asians -- Education -- Canada.
Children of immigrants -- Education -- United States.
Children of immigrants -- Education -- Canada.
Literacy -- Social aspects -- United States.
Literacy -- Social aspects -- Canada.
Parent-teacher relationships -- United States.
Parent-teacher relationships -- Canada.