Writing Program AdministrationSeries Editors: Susan H. McLeod and Margot SovenLabored: The State(ment) and Future of Work in Composition offers both a retrospective and a prospective look at the 1989 Statement of Principles and Standards for the Postsecondary Teaching of Writing and its relation to the changing nature of work in composition. Stemming from an investigative project to strengthen the...
Series: Writing Program Administration
Paperback: 346 pages
Publisher: Parlor Press (March 3, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2173878
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with data culled from national reports on labor conditions, Labored draws on the expertise of scholars whose research agendas and lived experiences afford fresh insights and critical analyses on labor issues in composition and writing program administration.The essays in Labored demonstrate the potential impact of a new labor statement tailored not just for teachers and administrators of college composition but all those whose work is shaped by the current economies of postsecondary education. Contributors examine relevant national reports and recent trends in composition studies and writing program administration, interrogate the politics of labor statements, explore the changing landscape of employment for composition faculty, and chart a new course for quantitative research on the working conditions of composition teachers and writing program administrators around the globe.Labored includes an Afterword by Joseph Harris and a data-enhanced version of the Statement. Contributors include Chris Anson, Valerie Balester, Evelyn Beck, Barbara D’Angelo, Timothy R. Dougherty, Casie J. Fedukovich, Joanne Baird Giordano, Dayna V. Goldstein, Risa P. Gorelick, Jeanne Gunner, Joseph Harris, Holly Hassel, Alice S. Horning, Joseph Janangelo, Barry Maid, Randall McClure, James C. McDonald, Susan Miller-Cochran, Michael A. Pemberton, James P. Purdy, Brent Simoneaux, Robin Snead, and Susan Wyche.About the EditorsRandall McClure is Associate Professor of English and Chair of the Humanities Department at Pfeiffer University.Dayna V. Goldstein holds a PhD from Kent State University. She is an adjunct online instructor with a specialization/concentration in Rhetoric & Writing with the University of Phoenix.Michael A. Pemberton is Professor of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University and director of the University Writing Center.