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Basic Writing As a Political Act Public Conversations about Writing and Literacies

ISBN-10: 1572734388

ISBN-13: 9781572734388

Edition: 2002

Authors: Linda Adler-Kassner, Susanmarie Harrington

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Description:

An empirical study of basic writing in the contemporary academy. It examines perceptions of in-school writing and how basic writing programmes have been created and maintained by drawing on basic writing syllabi and programmes in different American colleges and universities.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Acknowledgments
What We Talk About When We Talk About Writingp. 1
An Inward Glance: Basic Writing and Basic Writers in Basic Writing Researchp. 13
"I Can Just Give You Five...": Student Talk About Writing in Schoolp. 33
Student Talk About Literacy Out of Schoolp. 47
Looking Outward: Basic Writing and Basic Writers in the Mainstream Mediap. 61
Continuing the Conversation: Basic Writing Now and Beyondp. 83
Referencesp. 105
Author Indexp. 112
Subject Indexp. 114
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