Volume 7, Number 2 (Fall 1988)

  • writing to engage, ethnography, student writing, Basic Writing

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Editor's Column
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1988.7.2.01

Contrastive Rhetoric: Students as Ethnographers, Joanne Liebman
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1988.7.2.02

Politics and Proof in Basic Writing, Gail Stygall
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1988.7.2.03

Socio-Cognitive Development and Argumentative Writing: Issues and Implications from One Research Project, Janice N. Hays
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1988.7.2.04

Reexamining Basic Writing: Lessons from Harvard's Basic Writers, Cherryl Armstrong
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1988.7.2.05

Students' Interpretations of Writing Tusks: A Case Study, Gesa Kirsch
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1988.7.2.06

Pain and Suffering: Apostrophes and Academic Life, Irvin Hashimoto
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1988.7.2.07

Developing Literacy through Transcription, James M. Deem and Sandra A. Engel
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1988.7.2.08

News and Announcements

Cumulative Index 1986-1988

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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: Lynn Quitman Troyka
Associate and Managing Editor:Ruth Davis
Associate Editor: Marilyn Maiz
Copyreader: Richard A. Mandelbaum

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The Journal of Basic Writing is published with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.

Cover design by E. H. Jaffe

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