Insurrections: Approaches to Resistance in Composition Studies / Edition 1

Insurrections: Approaches to Resistance in Composition Studies / Edition 1

by Andrea Greenbaum, Gary A. Olson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791449246

ISBN-13: 9780791449240

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: State University of New York Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791449240
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Foreword
Gary A. Olson

Introduction
Andrea Greenbaum

PART 1. Theorizing Resistance

1. Resistance as a Tragic Trope
John Trimbur

2. Strategic, Counter-Strategic, and Reactive Resistance in the Feminist Classroom
Elizabeth Flynn

PART 2. Race and Politics of Literacy

3. Students' Right to Possibility: Basic Writing and African American Rhetoric
Keith Gilyard and Elaine Richardson

4. Orphans of Oppression: The Passive Resistance of Bicultural Alienation
Stephen Brown

5. Race and Collective Resistance
Tom Fox

PART 3. Technology and Rhetoric

6. Fa(c)ulty Wiring? Energy, Power, Work and Resistance
Ellen Strenski

7. Resisting Resistance: Power and Control in the Technologized Classroom
Janice Walker

PART 4. Toward a Pedagogy of Resistance

8. The Literalization of Metaphor and the Boundaries of Resistance
Susan Wells

9. "Bitch" Pedagogy: Agonistic Discourse and the Politics of Resistance
Andrea Greenbaum

10. Resisting Academics
Bruce Horner

Afterword
Dale Bauer

Contributors

Index

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