Question: What is the meaning of literacy for males and females?
Answer: “For males, literacy tended to represent a means of achieving autonomy, while for females it was a means of participation.” SK Rose. 19987. P. 441.
Comment: I don’t know what this finding means, but it got my attention. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall, Eds. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1988), 434-452.