Opening Spaces: Critical Pedagogy and Resistance Theory in Composition

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SUNY Press, Feb 22, 2001 - Education - 126 pages
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Calling for an empowerment of student authority and a realization of the constraints placed on critical teachers in the current educational climate, Opening Spaces proposes a new way to theorize critical work in the writing classroom recognizing the importance and materiality of student writing and employing current ideas drawn from postcolonial theory, cultural studies, and postmodern social theory.
 

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Contents

English Studies Aestheticism and the ArtCulture System
11
Reproduction and Resistance
35
Ethics and the Writing Class
57
Subjects and Power
77
Resistance Emancipation and Hybridity
97
Notes
115
Works Cited
119
Index
125
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Joe Marshall Hardin is Assistant Professor and Director of Writing at Northwestern State University.

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