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ERIC Number: EJ783653
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 26
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0010-096X
Writing and Teaching behind Barbed Wire: An Exiled Composition Class in a Japanese-American Internment Camp
Wu, Hui
College Composition and Communication, v59 n2 p237-262 Dec 2007
By reflecting on Japanese internment camps executed by the U.S. government in World War II, this article examines camp schools' curricula and writing assignments and an English teacher's response to student essays to show how racially profiled students and their Caucasian teacher negotiated the political meanings of civil rights and freedom. (Contains 12 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A