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Title City comp : identities, spaces, practices / edited by Bruce McComiskey and Cynthia Ryan
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2003]
©2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 248 pages)
Contents Machine generated contents note: Foreword / Linda Flower -- Introduction / Bruce McComiskey / Cynthia Ryan -- 1. Myth, Identity, and Composition: Teaching Writing in Birmingham, Alabama / Peggy Jolly / Tracey Baker / Bruce McComiskey / Cynthia Ryan -- 2. Writing Against Time: Students Composing "Legacies" in a History Conscious City / Elizabeth Ervin / Dan Collins -- 3. Paragraph Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich: The Effects of the GED on Four Urban Writers and Their Writing / Krista Hiser -- 4. "Not Your Mama's Bus Tour": A Case for "Radically Insufficient" Writing / Paula Mathieu -- 5. From Urban Classroom to Urban Community / Susan Swan -- 6. Simulated Destinations in the Desert: The Southern Nevada Writing Project / Marilyn McKinney / Ed Nagelhout -- 7. Place in the City: Hull-House and the Architecture of Civility / Van E. Hillard -- 8. Written City: Urban Planning, Computer Networks, and Civic Literacies / Jeffrey T. Grabill -- 9. Speaking of the City and Literacies of Place Making in Composition Studies / Richard Marback -- 10. Composition by Immersion: Writing Your Way into a Mission-Driven University / David A. Jolliffe -- 11. Writing Program Administration in a "Metropolitan University" / Lynee Lewis Gaillet -- 12. Urban Literacies and the Ethnographic Process: Composing Communities at the Center for Worker Education / Barbara Gleason -- 13. Teaching Writing in a Context of Partnership / Ann M. Feldman -- 14. Moving to the City: Redefining Literacy in the Post-Civil Rights Era / Patrick Bruch
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Education, Urban -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Urban universities and colleges -- United States -- Sociological aspects -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author McComiskey, Bruce, 1963-
Ryan, Cynthia.
ISBN 0791455491
0791455505 (paperback)
0791487725
1417519282 (electronic bk.)
9780791455494
9780791455500 (paperback)
9780791487723
9781417519286 (electronic bk.)