A serious shortcoming of the national literacy movement is the lack of progress in literacy beyond emergent skills. This book focuses on While The National Literacy movement has successfully generated scores of The contributions to this book are united in accepting that literacy is much more than just the three Rs'. Also, the relationship between literacy and personal and social empowerment has been emphasized. The innovations discussed in this book are united by the links that literacy forges between skill development and people's everyday lives.
The innovations are discussed under the following categories:
- promotion of reading culture
- reading matter for early literacies and
- publishing for rural areas
- libraries and literacy
- media and literacy