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  1. A Case for Teaching Literature in Secondary School

    Why Reading Fiction Matters in an Age of Scientific Objectivity and Standardization

    By Janet Alsup

    Examining the forces that affect English education in schools, this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach literature in secondary schools. The case is made through critical examination of the ongoing "culture wars" between the humanities and the...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Literacy Teaching and Learning in Rural Communities

    Problematizing Stereotypes, Challenging Myths

    Edited by Lisa S. Eckert, Janet Alsup

    This definitive look at teaching English in rural secondary schools contests current definitions and discussions of rural education, examines their ideological and cultural foundations, and presents an alternative perspective that conceptualizes rural communities as diverse, unique, and conducive...

    To Be Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Young Adult Literature and Adolescent Identity Across Cultures and Classrooms

    Contexts for the Literary Lives of Teens

    Edited by Janet Alsup

    Taking a critical, research-oriented perspective, this exploration of the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between the reading and teaching of young adult literature and adolescent identity development centers around three key questions: Who are the teens reading young adult...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Teacher Identity Discourses

    Negotiating Personal and Professional Spaces

    By Janet Alsup

    Series: NCTE-Routledge Research Series

    In this book, Janet Alsup reports and theorizes a multi-layered study of teacher identity development. The study, which followed six pre-service English education students, was designed to investigate her hypothesis that forming (or failing to form) a professional identity is central in the process...

    Published October 17th 2005 by Routledge

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