This book gathers into one place the thinking and theorizing that has gone into the CLC, a pioneering literacy project; it meanwhile engages with several current subtopics in composition studiescritical pedagogy, rhetoric, service-learning, empowerment, agency, invention, multiculturalismand contributes to them in fresh, confident ways.”
Thomas Deans, author of Writing and Community Action: A Service-Learning Rhetoric and Reader
Community Literacy and the Rhetoric of Public Engagement ranks at the very top of contributions in the fields of composition studies, literacy research, and sociocultural perspectives on learning.”
Glynda Hull, University of California, Berkeley
About the Author
Linda Flower is a professor of rhetoric at Carnegie Mellon University and the author, editor, or coeditor of eight books, including The Construction of Negotiated Meaning: A Social Cognitive Theory of Writing (SIU Press). The cofounder of the Community Literacy Center in Pittsburgh, Flower also has served as codirector of the Department of Education’s National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy at Berkeley and Carnegie Mellon.