Why We Write: The Politics and Practice of Writing for Social Change: The Politics and Practice of Writing for Social Change [NOOK Book]

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First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Why We Write: The Politics and Practice of Writing for Social Change: The Politics and Practice of Writing for Social Change

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Overview

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135477592
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/5/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 397 KB

Table of Contents

Introduction : when and why we enter 1
Ch. 1 Why I write 11
Ch. 2 Why I write 17
Ch. 3 Why I write 27
Ch. 4 Why I write 39
Ch. 5 Disoriented in the Orient : a U.S. historian goes transnational 49
Ch. 6 Narratives of sexual conquest : a historical perspective on date rape 61
Ch. 7 Her heart, my hands : writing an intimate life 69
Ch. 8 Writing for history : journalism, history, and the revival of narrative 83
Ch. 9 "We should grow too fond of it" : why we love the Civil War 95
Ch. 10 Our silences will hurt us : journalistic writing in a women's prison 111
Ch. 11 To keep my body clean, to breathe, to give my mind rest 125
Ch. 12 Diary of a mad law student 139
Ch. 13 A drawbridge to the Ivory Tower : brokering the politics of environmental studies 147
Ch. 14 Why I don't write 159
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