Victoria Purcell-Gates

Victoria Purcell-Gates is Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia.

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Cover: Print Literacy Development: Uniting Cognitive and Social Practice TheoriesPrint Literacy Development: Uniting Cognitive and Social Practice TheoriesPurcell-Gates, Victoria
Jacobson, Erik
Degener, Sophie
PAPERBACK09/01/2006$36.50
Cover: Other People’s Words: The Cycle of Low LiteracyOther People’s Words: The Cycle of Low LiteracyPurcell-Gates, VictoriaPAPERBACK03/25/1997$35.50
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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene