Conversations in Context: Identity, Knowledge, and College Writing

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Harcourt Brace College Publishers, Oct 1, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 512 pages
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Conversations in Context: Identity, Knowledge, and College Writing invites students to learn about and participate in a series of related conversations about student identities, the aims of the university, and the conventions of academic writing. Rather than seeing academic writing as consisting of objective statements of "truth," the editors of this textbook view it as a social construction of knowledge that requires rhetorical choices as well as empirical research. This book represents academic writing as a sequence of continuing conversations within discourse communities provides a variety of oppotunities to engage with and participate in these converstaions.

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Contents

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Liberal Education
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Mary Louise Pratt Arts of the Contact Zone 72
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Copyright

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The author lives in Salt Lake City, UT.

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