Towards a Knowledge Economy or 'Bottom of the Barrel Syndrome'? Perceptions of the Relationship between Employment and Literacy in Wanganui, New Zealand

By Margie Comrie and Suzann Clair Olsson.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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The paper reports on part of a community-based, Government funded research project into the relationship between employment and literacy in Wanganui, New Zealand.

Keywords: Adult Literacy, Literacies, Employment, Policy, Community

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp.139-150. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 757.532KB).

Dr Suzann Clair Olsson

Su Olsson's research interests include literacy and employment, managerial and political discourse, corporate citizenship and corporate social responsibility, women in management and women on boards. She is executive director of the New Zealand Centre for Women and Leadership at Massey University, and with Judy McGregor of the Human Rights commission produced the first New Zealand Census of Women's Participation in Governance and Professional Life (2004). She is an Associate member of the Centre for Diversity and Work Psychology, Manchester School of Management, UMIST, Manchester and is co-book review editor for Women in Management Review.

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