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The politics of writing studies: reinventing our universities from below

dc.contributor.authorSamuels, Robert, author
dc.contributor.authorUtah State University Press, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractDrawing from pivotal texts in the field of writing studies, The Politics of Writing Studies shows how the use and abuse of contingent faculty at institutions of higher education affect the efficacy and perceived status of composition programs at universities and colleges in the United States.--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction -- Contingent labor, writing studies, and writing about writing -- The politics of transfer: grades, meritocracy, and genre in Anne Beaufort's College writing and beyond: a new framework for university writing -- Metacognition and cynical conformity in writing across contexts -- Genre as social conformity: Charles Bazerman after postmodernity -- Writing theory, forgetting labor: Sid Dobrin and the posthuman subject -- Conclusion: collective action to reinvent the university.
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dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relation.ispartofUtah State University Press
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dc.rights.accessAccess is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.
dc.subject.lcshUniversities and colleges -- United States -- Faculty
dc.subject.lcshCollege teachers, Part-time -- United States
dc.subject.lcshEnglish language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
dc.titleThe politics of writing studies: reinventing our universities from below


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