ERIC Number: EJ1199945
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
"Still" Writing in Rhythm: Youth Poets at Work
Winn, Maisha T.
Urban Education, v54 n1 p89-125 Jan 2019
In this article, the author uses a "humanizing research" framework to analyze longitudinal data collected over the course of 10 years during a multi-sited ethnography of youth poets in a poetry collective called Power Writing. Using qualitative interviews to understand the role that literacy continues to play in the lives of Power Writing alumni, the author demonstrates how Power Writing continues to influence youth poets' views on education as they continue their lives as college students, workers, parents, and partners.
Descriptors: Poetry, Youth Programs, Urban Areas, Writing (Composition), Literacy, Alumni, Identification (Psychology), Minority Groups, Resilience (Psychology), Attitudes, High School Students, Hispanic American Students, African American Students, Social Influences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)