Approaches to Resistance in Composition Studies
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Explores theoretical and pedagogical approaches to "resistance," showing how this concept plays out in the college writing classroom.
A provocative collaboration by some of the foremost scholars in composition studies, this book explores both the theoretical and pedagogical approaches to "resistance. " The contributors clarify not only the meaning(s) of resistance, through both a political and historical framework, but also demonstrate how the manifestation of resistance plays out in the writing classroom.
Andrea Greenbaum is Assistant Professor at Barry University.
"Strikes a sound balance between discussions of theory and discussions of pedagogy. " — Nels P. Highberg, Assistant Director of Composition, University of Illinois at Chicago
"This is not a small safe collection of scholarly minutiae—it is intellectually rigorous work that matters. Every one of the essays has important consequences either for the field and discipline of comp-rhet or for teachers of comp-rhet or (most often) both. " — James Zebroski, author of Thinking Through Theory: Vygotskian Perspectives on the Teaching of Writing