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Feel these words : writing in the lives of urban youth / Susan Weinstein.

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Author/Creator:
Weinstein, Susan, 1965-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
Albany, NY : SUNY Press, c2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 189 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-179) and index.
Contents:
  • "I am me but who am I?" : introducing the writers
  • "You never let me speak" : power, language, and learning
  • "Questioning myself and the people around me" : identifications and communality in imaginative writing
  • "You gotta be a writer to get in the game" : understanding rap as a literate discourse
  • Pregnancy, pimps, & "clichéd love things" : writing through gender and sexuality
  • "My work sparked an interest in someone else" : the pleasures of imaginative writing
  • "I'm book smart, street smart & everything in between" : writing, literate identity, and academic achievement
  • "If you can't write you can't succeed" : changing attitudes among educators and youth.
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ISBN:
9781438426525
1438426526
9781438426518
1438426518

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