Good DreamsBad Dreams: Text Selection and Censorship in Australia

Brenton Doecke, Terry Hayes
1999 English in Education  
This paper looks at recent debates about text selection and censorship in Australia. Its aim is to point beyond the terms in which the censorship debate has been conducted in the mass media, and to prompt reflection on how texts are used in English classrooms. The paper raises questions of language and cultural identity in secondary English teaching, arguing the need for a culturally inclusive curriculum that is responsive to the attitudes and values of secondary school students. (Contains 26
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doi:10.1111/j.1754-8845.1999.tb00722.x fatcat:ox24sqqypzggdjx5u5as2akvza