Volume 20, Number 1 (Spring 2001)

The Journal of Basic WritingIssue Open the entire issue

Editors' Column

(Re)Writing Youth: Basic Writing, Youth Culture, and Social Change, Laurie Grobman

The Mommification of Writing Instruction: A Tale of Two Students, Ann Tabachnikov

Cultural Dissonance in Basic Writing Courses, Raul Ybarra

How Soft is Process? The Feminization of Comp and Pedagogies of Care, Wendy Ryden

Tutors' Ideals and Practices, David C. Fletcher

Shaping the Point with Poetry, Linda Von Bergen

News and Announcements

Cumulative Index 1997-2000

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About this Issue

The Journal of Basic Writingpublishes articles of theory, research, and teaching practices related to basic writing. Articles are refereed by members of the Editorial Board and the Editors.

Editorial Staff

Editors: Trudy Smoke and George Otte
Editorial Assistants: Rhona Cohen and Mikhail Gershovich
Subscriptions: Mary E. Carney

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The Journal of Basic Writing is published twice a year, in the spring and fall, with support from the City University of New York, Office of Academic Affairs.

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Logo design by Alan Robbins

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