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Tactics of Hope The Public Turn in English Composition

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ISBN-10: 0867095784

ISBN-13: 9780867095784

Edition: 2005

Authors: Paula Mathieu, Paula Mathieu

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Institutions of higher learning seem traditionally isolated from the realities of the neighborhoods around them. But increasingly, colleges and universities have thrown open their gates and made a public turn toward school-community partnerships, bringing literacy activities to the streets and service-learning opportunities to faculty, staff, and student volunteers. Paula Mathieu is one such faculty volunteer, and in Tactics of Hope she examines the workings behind the public turn in composition studies at several institutions. Recounting various types of initiatives, she describes how these ideas for outreach were received by both local residents and members of the campus, and she…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 2/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.36" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Composition in the streets
Writing in the streets
Street life in the classroom
Students in the streets
Teachers/writers/scholars in the streets