The Resource Writing words-right way! : literacy and social practice in the Ngaanyatjarra world, Inge Birgita Kral

Writing words-right way! : literacy and social practice in the Ngaanyatjarra world, Inge Birgita Kral

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Writing words-right way! : literacy and social practice in the Ngaanyatjarra world
Title
Writing words-right way!
Title remainder
literacy and social practice in the Ngaanyatjarra world
Statement of responsibility
Inge Birgita Kral
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Subject
Language
eng
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Kral, Inge
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D)--Anthropology, ANU--2007
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  • Warburton Range Mission (W.A.)
  • Aboriginal Australians
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Writing words-right way! : literacy and social practice in the Ngaanyatjarra world, Inge Birgita Kral
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Publication
Note
  • "March 2007"
  • CD contains PDF version of thesis
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 394-419
Contents
Literacy in the Ngaanyatjarra world - setting the context : introduction; background; literacy and illiteracy; ethnographies of literacy; An ethnography of literacy in the Ngaanyatjarra context; Thesis outline -- "Mission time" : the "protectionist" era; Mt Margaret Mission; the Ngaanyatjarra world; Warburton Ranges Mission; The mission generation; Literacy, Christianity and schooling - the English experience; Habitualisation into new practices; Literacy, Christianity and adults - the vernacular experience; Conflicting values and practices; The westerly drift -- "Native welfare" time: introduction; "Assimilation" - a new policy era; tutored assimilation; "The native welfare generation"; Education for unemployment; The move "from rations to cash"; literacy and schooling; Literacy and adult practices -- "Government time": "when the new things came in" - self-determination and change; "Homeland time" - outstations and the return to country; Literacy and "self-determination"; literacy as social practice; The orality of written texts; Literacy as political strategy; The formation of a community of interest -- Literacy and the "practice of everyday life": transformed practices; literacy in the domestic space; Literacy in the public space; Literacy domains; Administrative literacies; Literacy as cultural practice -- Transmitting orality and literacy as cultural practice: socialisation into the Ngaanyatjarra world; language socialisation; language shift; home, school and learning; family literacy; children reading and writing - a special situation; the birthday party - socialisation into a Western literate ethos -- Young adults - change, learning and engagement: Altered maturational cycles; "working for your own living"; new influences; Warburton youth arts; Alternative ways of learning and engaging -- Conclusions: literacy assumptions and their consequences; place, identity, young people and education; diversity and the dignity of difference; where do we go from here? -- Appendices: Methodology; Family narratives A-K; language description; Ngaanyatjarra glossary; Population estimates; Post-primary schooling estimates; Census household data (2001); NRS literacy assessments (writing); Training estimates; Snapshot distribution of CDEP, Warburton February 2004
Extent
419 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Inge Kral;
Other physical details
ill., facsims, ports +
Stock number
MAR08/126
Label
Writing words-right way! : literacy and social practice in the Ngaanyatjarra world, Inge Birgita Kral
Publication
Note
  • "March 2007"
  • CD contains PDF version of thesis
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 394-419
Contents
Literacy in the Ngaanyatjarra world - setting the context : introduction; background; literacy and illiteracy; ethnographies of literacy; An ethnography of literacy in the Ngaanyatjarra context; Thesis outline -- "Mission time" : the "protectionist" era; Mt Margaret Mission; the Ngaanyatjarra world; Warburton Ranges Mission; The mission generation; Literacy, Christianity and schooling - the English experience; Habitualisation into new practices; Literacy, Christianity and adults - the vernacular experience; Conflicting values and practices; The westerly drift -- "Native welfare" time: introduction; "Assimilation" - a new policy era; tutored assimilation; "The native welfare generation"; Education for unemployment; The move "from rations to cash"; literacy and schooling; Literacy and adult practices -- "Government time": "when the new things came in" - self-determination and change; "Homeland time" - outstations and the return to country; Literacy and "self-determination"; literacy as social practice; The orality of written texts; Literacy as political strategy; The formation of a community of interest -- Literacy and the "practice of everyday life": transformed practices; literacy in the domestic space; Literacy in the public space; Literacy domains; Administrative literacies; Literacy as cultural practice -- Transmitting orality and literacy as cultural practice: socialisation into the Ngaanyatjarra world; language socialisation; language shift; home, school and learning; family literacy; children reading and writing - a special situation; the birthday party - socialisation into a Western literate ethos -- Young adults - change, learning and engagement: Altered maturational cycles; "working for your own living"; new influences; Warburton youth arts; Alternative ways of learning and engaging -- Conclusions: literacy assumptions and their consequences; place, identity, young people and education; diversity and the dignity of difference; where do we go from here? -- Appendices: Methodology; Family narratives A-K; language description; Ngaanyatjarra glossary; Population estimates; Post-primary schooling estimates; Census household data (2001); NRS literacy assessments (writing); Training estimates; Snapshot distribution of CDEP, Warburton February 2004
Extent
419 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Inge Kral;
Other physical details
ill., facsims, ports +
Stock number
MAR08/126

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