Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
The Hope and the Legacy: The Past,Present and Future of Students' Right to Their Own Language

The Hope and the Legacy: The Past,Present and Future of Students' Right to Their Own Language (Paperback)

£25.95
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

This book engages the formative influence on composition studies of the landmark 1974 "Students' Right" to Their Own Language resolution. Combining elements of documentary history and a collection of original scholarship, The Hope and the Legacy enables current professional hopes for the teaching of writing to be invigorated and informed by the lessons available within the legacy of debate over issues raised by "Students' Right." These include issues of racial identity and language diversity, social justice and literacy education, language policies and teacher attitudes, and classroom practices and the purposes of schooling in a pluralistic democracy As a collection it provides a resource for historically contextualized and theoretically informed engagements with the central tensions facing teachers students, and scholars in the field. The essays are grouped into four sections: The Context of Students Right contains five previously published essays that characterize the research climate that generated the resolution. The Immediate Response contains four essays that highlight the range of responses to the statement.

The Second Wave of Reflection and Engagement demonstrates major developments within composition research and theory that were framed as extensions of "Students' Right" and the issues it raised. The Lasting Legacy contains essays that address contemporary issues in composition studies through the lens of the "Students' Right" statement. Taken together, the essays track the impact of the "Students' Right" resolution through the past and into the future, enriching discussions of how research and practice in composition studies can best address issues of racial identity, writing instruction, and the purposes of schooling.

Children'sEducational materialEducational: English language & literacyEducationTeaching SkillsTeaching of a specific subjectLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSociolinguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguistics Publisher: Hampton Press Publication Date: 30/09/2004 ISBN-13: 9781572735859  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

More books by Richard Marback

More books by Patrick Bruch

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Crocheted Christmas
(Hardback)
Bobbicat
 
 
£15.99
 

Currently out of stock

Santa Claus Loves Bells
(Hardback)
Bobbicat
 
 
£15.99
 

Currently out of stock

Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part Two
13/12/2017

Our knowledgeable Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. Here are their Dutch, Russian and Polish selections.

#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part One
08/12/2017

Our knowledgeable and fabulous Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. First up we have books in Italian, Portugese and Swedish.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd