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ERIC Number: EJ609493
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0147-1635
The Strategic Value of Basic Writing: An Analysis of the Current Moment.
Mutnick, Deborah
Journal of Basic Writing, v19 n1 p69-83 Spr 2000
Argues that the confluence of conservative and scholarly attacks on basic writing instruction can only be understood viewed in its larger sociohistorical context. Outlines the strategic value of basic writing and underscores the need to defend it while acknowledging the importance of concerns about the dangers of tracking, stereotyping, and misrepresenting basic writers. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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