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Inventing the University, David Bartholomae
The Conventions of Explository Writing, Myra Kogen
Rhetorical Communities, the International Student and Basic Writing, Alan C. Purves
The Reification of the Basic Writer, George H. Jensen
A Dean's Dilemmas, Michael C. T. Brookes
Commitment to Writing and Complexity of Thinking, Marilyn S. Sternglass
Assignments for Basic Writers: Unresolved Issues and Needed Research, Andrea A. Lunsford
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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.
Editors: Lynn Quitman Troyka
Associate and Managing Editor:Ruth Davis
Associate Editor: Marilyn Maiz
Consulting Editor: Barry Kwalick
The Journal of Basic Writing is published with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.
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