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The Politics of Writing Centers
This is not a handbook on how to direct or tutor in a writing centre. Instead, the authors investigate the terrain of power in which writing centres are located, recommending directions for positive change and suggesting ways that writing centres can be the agents of their own change.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published August 24th 2001 by Heinemann Educational Books
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There are some excellent chapters in this book that truly stand the test of time since it's been published. Specifically, I'd recommend chapters 1, 5, 6 & 8 as speaking to issues that continue to be at the forefront of how writing centers identify themselves today. As for the other chapters, they deal with either localized issues (e.g., high school writing centers) or topics that now feel a touch too historical for most writing centers today. This isn't to say there's nothing of value to tak ...more