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Title Conflicts and crises in the composition classroom--and what instructors can do about them / edited by Dawn Skorczewski and Matthew Parfitt.
Imprint Portsmouth, NH : Boynton/Cook, [2003]

Series CrossCurrents, new perspectives in rhetoric and composition.
CrossCurrents (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Conflict management.
Crisis management.
Alt Name Skorczewski, Dawn.
Parfitt, Matthew.
Description xii, 127 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0867095415 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 51003937
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Dawn Skorczewski, Matthew Parfitt 
Pt. IThe Uses of Resistance 
1The Chattering of Timothy Strossmeyer, or Discipline and the Oppressed / Christine Jespersen1
2The Angry Student with the C+ / Ann Dean7
3Wielding Authority in a Nonauthoritarian Classroom / Victoria Arthur13
4The Unwelcome Rhetor in Our Midst / Brad Peters20
5When Underlife Takes Over: An Insight on Student Resistance and Classroom Dynamics / Suzanne Diamond27
6"Is It My Problem if They Can't Keep up with Me?": Ball Hogs, Point Guards, and Student Participation in the Composition Classroom / John Regan34
Pt. IIRace, Class, and the Language of Schooling 
7White Indian Up Front: Building Learning Communities in the "Postcolonial"/Indigenized Classroom / Paul W. DePasquale41
8Detecting the Camouflaged Conflicts: Blackness, Whiteness, and Language Difference in Basic Writing Courses / Priscilla Perkins51
9"What's the Point?" / Stephen Dilks56
10Pedagogy and Apocalypse: How to Have a Productive Discussion in the Context of a Race Riot / T. R. Johnson64
11Race in Class: Students, Teaching, and Stories / Linda Adler-Kassner69
12The One Who Got Away: Reflections on a Teacher's Remorse / Deborah Gussman81
Pt. IIICourse Design and Assignments 
13"Some People Just Don't Write Well": Composing and Grading Amid Conflict in the Classroom / Susanmarie Harrington88
14How Not to Lead a Class Discussion / Dawn Skorczewski97
15Teaching Without Armor / Eric V. Martin104
16Plagiarism Might Go Away if We Don't Talk about It / Jon Olson109
17Room for "Us" to Play: The Teacher as Midwife / Matthew Parfitt113
 Afterword: Difficulty for Whom?: Teachers' Discourse About Difficult Students / Hugh English119