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Literacy in the 90's
The Role of SIL

This informative booklet, now published here on the Web, was originally printed in the 1990s. As a historical document, it reflects SIL's work in literacy during that decade.



Bendor-Samuel, David H., and Margaret M. Bendor-Samuel. 1983. Community literacy programmes in northern Ghana. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Between Two Worlds. 1983. (Video and 16mm movie, Rob Tregenza, director.) Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Bray, Mark. 1984. Dropping out from community schools: the extent, the causes and possible remedies. Port Moresby: The Unversity Printery.

Coulmans, Florian, ed. 1984. Linguistic minorities and literacy: language policy issues in developing countries. (Trends in Lintuistics, Studies and Monographs 26.) Berlin: Mouton Publishers.

———. 1984. Linguistic minorities and literacy. In Coulmas, 1984, 5-20.

Davis, Patricia M. 1981. What we have learned from the Peruvian experience. In Larson and Davis, 1981, 67-82d.

———. 1986. Vernacular literacy and pre-school training. (Final evaluation report.) Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Deicat, Gerardo Wipio.The history fo education among the Aguaruna. In Larson and Davis, 1981, 67-82.

Fishman, Joshua A. 1989. Language and ethnicity in minority sociolinguistic perspective. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

Gillette, Arthur. 1987. The experimental world literacy program: a unique international effort revisited. In Robert F. Arnove and Harvery J. Graff, eds. National Literacy Campaigns. New York: Plenum Press.

Grimes, Barbara F. 1988. Ethnologue: languages of the world, (Eleventh Edition). Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Gustafsson, Uwe. (In Process). The Adivasi Oriya-Telugu adult literacy and education programme. (In process).

Hamadache, Ali. 1989. Literacy, human rights and peace. Geneva: International Bureau of Education.

Harrison, Paul. 1981. Inside the third world. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Larson, Mildred L. and Patricia M. Davis, eds. 1981. Bilinugal education: an experience in Peruvian Amazonia. Washington, D.C,: Center for Applied Linguistics, and Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

LePage, R.B. 1964. The national language question: linguistic problems of newly independent states. London: Oxford University Press.

Lestage, Andre. 1982. Literacy and illiteracy. Paris: UNESCO.

Sola, Donald F. and Rose-Marie Weber. 1978. La planificacion educativa en paises multilingues: un informe sobre una reunion de trabajo. Cuzco and Lima: Cornell University Language Policy Reseach Program.

Scrivastave, R.N. 1984. Linguistic minorities and national languages. In Coulmas, 1984, 99-114.

Summer Institute of Linguistics annual report. 1988. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Tadadjeu, Maurice. 1987. Alphabetisation experimentale en langue maternelle. (Final Report.) Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguisitcs.

———. September 1989. Personal interview.

UNESCO. 1948. Universal declaration of human rights. Paris: UNESCO.

———. 1976. The experimental world literacy programme: a critical assessment. Paris: UNESCO.

———. 1988. Statistical yearbook 1988. London: UNESCO.

Walter, Stephen L. 1989. Literacy, health and community development in the Phillipines, (Final evaluation report.) Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Wendell, Margaret M. 1982. Bootstrap literature: preliterate societies do it themselves. Newark, Delaware: International Reading Association.