Subject: Education / Comparative

Subject: Education / Comparative

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A Geopolitics Of Academic Writing

|9780822957942|A Geopolitics of Academic Writing critiques current scholarly publishing practices, exposing the inequalities in the way academic knowledge is constructed and legitimized. As a periphery scholar now working in (and writing from) the center, Suresh Canagarajah is uniquely situated to demonstrate how and why contributions from Third World scholars are too often relegated to the perimeter of academic discourse. He examines three broad conventions governing academic writing: textual concerns (matters of languages, style, tone, and structure), social customs (the rituals governing the interactions of members of the academic community), and publishing practices (from submission protocols to photocopying and postage requirements)….

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Fragments of Rationality

|9780822954927|Postmodernity and the Subject of Composition|In an insightful assessment of the study and teaching of writing against the larger theoretical, political, and technological upheavals of the past thirty years, Fragments of Rationality questions why composition studies has been less affected by postmodern theory than other humanities and social science disciplines.| Lester Faigley| Composition, Literacy, and Culture| Education / Comparative Language Arts & Disciplines / Composition & Creative Writing Language Arts & Disciplines / General

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