Explores how discussion of LGBTQ+ themes in a high-school literature course can foster ethical engagement among students.
Conversations with prominent Italian feminist thinkers Lea Melandri, Luisa Muraro, and Adriana Cavaero, as well as three essays - appearing in English for the first time - by author, journalist, and renown political figure Rossana Rossanda.
Examines traditional sites of binary thinking in ancient Greek texts and culture to demonstrate surprising ambiguity, especially with regard to sexual difference.
Examines innovative writing pedagogies and the experiences of Latinx student writers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide.
Addresses how digital forms of personal writing can be most effectively used by teachers, students, and other community members.
Explores the existential significance of literacy.
Examines proposals for freshman composition’s abolition and reform while providing a new model for courses.
Analyzes interviews with students, teachers, and administrators to develop a new set of literacies essential for student success in the digital age.
Expanded edition with new chapters and updates to the translation and bibliography.
Collection of essays and art by scholars, artists and activists both in and out of prison that reveal the many dimensions of women’s incarcerated experiences.
Offers candid, first-hand accounts of what it is like to make writing central to teaching in secondary schools and colleges.
An in-depth look at the creative writing practices of nine Chicago youths.
A comprehensive update of the classic study that delivers both a passionate plea and strategies for teachers, parents, and community organizers to give working-class children the same type of empowering education and powerful literacy skills that the children of upper- and middle-class people receive.
Challenges an autonomous model of literacy instruction in favor of one that recognizes and builds on students’ facility in navigating other rhetorical contexts.
Problematizes traditional ethnographic research methods, offering instead self-reflexive critical practices.
An examination of community literacy programs--with an eye toward radical change.
Attempts to understand recent changes in the canon of American literature through the aid of psychoanalytic theory.
This book develops a feminist pedagogy for liberatory learning for elementary school workers by contextualizing a connection among critical literacy, multiculturalism, feminist theory, and cultural democracy. ...
Literacy as Social Exchange examines the intersection of culture and literacy education. In particular, it explores the roles that class, race, ethnicity, and gender play in students' learning to negotiate ...
This book explores the gendered historical and social contexts and discursive traditions that have characterized journals and diaries in academic discourse. The tension between the term "journal," which ...
This book raises important questions concerning the "shame" of illiteracy. What does it mean to students to be drawn into a world where family and friends cannot follow? Can the same person appear literate ...