Left Margins: Cultural Studies and Composition Pedagogy

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This book examines the cultural politics of knowledge in composition classrooms and presents classroom strategies that develop students' awareness of their own ideological subjectivities.
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Overview

This book examines the cultural politics of knowledge in composition classrooms and presents classroom strategies that develop students' awareness of their own ideological subjectivities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791425381
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 388
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Karen Fitts and Alan W. France

Part I: Appropriating Pedagogy

1. Who Writes in a Cultural Studies Class? or, Where is the Pedagogy?
Henry A. Giroux

2. Politics, Writing, Writing Instruction, Public Space, and the English Language
Alan Kennedy

Part II: Expropriating the Powers of Language

3. Teaching "Myth, Difference, and Popular Culture"
Joseph C. Bodziock and Christopher Ferry

4. Gravedigging : Excavating Cultural Myths
Colleen M. Tremonte

5. Constructing Art & Facts: The Art of Composition, the Facts of (Material) Culture
Paul Gutjahr

6. Recovering "I Have a Dream"
Keith D. Miller, Gerardo de los Santos, and Ondra Witherspoon

Part III: (Re)Writing Cultural Texts

7. Making and Taking Apart "Culture" in the (Writing) Classroom
Kathleen Dixon

8. Monday Night Football : Entertainment or Indoctrination?
Todd Sformo and Barbara Tudor

9. Pee-Wee, Penley, and Pedagogy, or, Hands-On Feminism in The Writing Classroom
Christopher Wise

Part IV: Practicing Rhetorics

10. Feminists in Action: How to PracticeWhat We Teach
Rae Rosenthal

11. Teaching Rhetoric as a Way of Knowing
Peter J. Caulfield

12. Freirean Pedagogy, Cultural Studies, and the Initiation of Students to Academic Discourse
Raymond A. Mazurek

13. Teaching the Conflicts about Wealth and Poverty
Donald Lazere

Part V: Teaching for Social Change

14. Pedagogy, Resistance, and Critique in the Composition Class
Adam Katz

15. The Pedagogy of Pleasure 2: The Me-in-Crisis
Mas'ud Zavarzadeh

16. Contested Terms, Competing Practices: Language Education and Social Change
Mary Beth Hines

17. Teaching Against Racism in the Radical College Composition Classroom: A Reply to a Student
Robert Andrew Nowlan

18. A Ratio Studiorum for the Postcolonialist's Classroom
John C. Hawley, S.J.

Part VI: Rereading, Rethinking, Responding

19. Empty Pedagogical Space and Silent Students
Gary Tate

20. The Dilemma of Oppositional Pedagogy: A Response
Gerald Graff

Counterstatements
Colleen M. Tremonte, Paul Gutjahr, Kathleen Dixon, Christopher Wise, Peter J. Caulfield, Raymond A. Mazurek, Adam Katz, Mary Beth Hines, John C. Hawley, S.J.

Post/face
Karen Fitts and Alan W. France

Afterword
Richard Ohmann

Contributors

Notes and References

Index

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