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Sharing ideas and language with illiterate women: A challenge for print feminism

Author: 
Miller, Stephanie
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

Further to the new knowledge regarding complex definitions of illiteracy, researchers have also begun to identify the
gendered nature of the literacy issue. Most statistics show that illiteracy is in fact, a gendered problem: twothirds of the
750 million nonliterate adults in the world are women ("Closing" 56). Within the North American context, though, there

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