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Author Banks, Adam J. (Adam Joel)
Title Race, rhetoric, and technology : searching for higher ground / Adam J. Banks.
Imprint Mahwah, NJ : Lawrence Erlbaum ; Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, 2006.

Author Banks, Adam J. (Adam Joel)
Series NCTE-LEA research series in literacy and composition
NCTE-LEA research series in literacy and composition.
Subject African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
African Americans -- Communication.
Digital divide -- United States.
Technology -- Social aspects -- United States.
Rhetoric -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Racism -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (162 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-152) and indexes.
Contents Introduction: Looking for Unity in the Midst of Madness: Transformative Access as the ONE in African American Rhetoric and Technology Studies -- Oakland, the Word, and the Divide: How We All Missed the Moment -- Martin, Malcolm, and a Black Digital Ethos -- Taking Black Technology Use Seriously: African American Discursive Traditions in the Digital Underground -- Rewriting Racist Code: The Black Jeremiad as Countertechnology in Critical Race Theory -- Through This Hell Into Freedom: Black Architects, Slave Quilters, and an African American Rhetoric of Design -- A Digital Jeremiad in Search of Higher Ground: Transforming Technologies, Transforming a Nation.
Note Print version record.
Summary Examines moments in traditions of appeals, warnings, demands, and debates to make explicit the connections between technological issues and African Americans' equal and just participation in American society. This volume is intended for researchers, professionals, and students in Rhetoric, Computers and Composition, and African American Studies.
Note English.
ISBN 1410617386 (electronic bk.)
9781410617385 (electronic bk.)
080585312X (alk. paper)
OCLC # 77143285
Additional Format Print version: Banks, Adam J. (Adam Joel). Race, rhetoric, and technology. Mahwah, NJ : Lawrence Erlbaum ; Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, 2006 080585312X 0805853138 (DLC) 2005040144 (OCoLC)60311889

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