Conceding composition : a crooked history of composition's institutional fortunes /
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Conceding composition : a crooked history of composition's institutional fortunes /

"A wide-ranging historical examination of composition's evolving institutional value in American higher education over the course of nearly a century while raising new questions about why composition exists in the university, how it exists, and how teachers and scholars might productively...

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Main Author: Skinnell, Ryan, 1978- (Author)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Logan : Utah State University Press, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Unraveling an Alien System of Meaning: Composition as Concession; 1. Genitive History: Or, the Exception That Suggests a Rule; 2. Conceding Composition to Create a New Normal; 3. Standardization, Coordination, and All That Jazz: Conceding Composition for Institutional Accreditation; 4. Of Funding, Federalism, and Conceding First-Year Composition; Conclusion: Conceding (in) Rhetoric and Composition: On Questions of Seeing and Being Seen; Notes; References; About the Author; Index.