Table of contents for Reading comprehension research and testing in the U.S. : undercurrents of race, class, and power in the struggle for meaning / Arlette I. Willis.

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Reading Comprehension Research and Testing in the U. S.
Undercurrents of race, class, and power 
in the Struggle for Meaning
Preface									 1
Introduction								 8
Chapter One Western European Philosophical Foundations of Reading 		 20
Comprehension Research and Testing 
Chapter Two Ideological and philosophical foundations of reading 		 41
Comprehension Research and Testing
Chapter Three Reservoir of themes and premises: Social influences 		 78
of early concepts of reading comprehension 
Chapter Four Producing Early Reading Comprehension 			118
Research and Testing 	
Chapter Five World War I and the Development of Reading 			175
Comprehension and Testing 
Chapter Six Reproducing and Producing Reading Comprehension 		219
Research and Testing
Chapter Seven Reading Comprehension Research and Testing Reinvents 	267
Itself
Chapter Eight Federal Involvement in Reading Comprehension Research 	309
and Testing
Postscript								362
References								370

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Reading comprehension -- Research -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Reading comprehension -- Ability testing -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Discrimination in education -- United States -- History.