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Click here to download the paper that I wrote for undergaduate youth workers in 2010 and plan to update in 2021
Click on Whose skills? Whose Life? for my 2004 report on research
on the UK "Skills for Life" programme. In this report I questioned the focus on trying to remedy a perceived lack of individual competence in Basic Skills (a deficit model). I argued that we could focus instead on the skills that we need (as literate, native speakers) to help people get around the obstacles put in the way of participation in work, learning and social life by demands for English language and literacy, (a social model).
Click on Deconstructing Domestication to read a summary of my doctoral thesis on Paulo Freire.
Click on Being There to read a shorter summary of my doctoral research in relation to the question, "Where are women returners returning from?
Click on Actor-Network and the New Literacy Studies for my paper introducing concepts from Actor-Network Theory, grounded in the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge and the New Literacy Studies, grounded in ethnographic approaches to literacy practices. Both these frameworks address important questions about power, knowledge and the production and dissemination of "facts"