Legal (w)rites: constructions of race and masculinity in texts with courtroom scenes

King, David & Jetnikoff, Anita (1997) Legal (w)rites: constructions of race and masculinity in texts with courtroom scenes. In Alloway, Nola & Gilbert, Pam (Eds.) Boys and Literacy: Teaching Units. Curriculum Corporation, Carlton, Vic., pp. 219-235.


Constructions of race and masculinity within texts such as the novel, 'To Kill a Mockingbird', and the film, 'A Time to Kill', are forgrounded in this unit. Strategies for encouraging students' writing and speaking skills are carefully detailed.

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ID Code: 6572
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: No further distribution is permitted without permission of the copyright owner. David King was the principal author in this unit, he wrote about 60% of it.
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Keywords: Constructions of race and masculinity in literature, response to novel, response to literature, legal discourses in literature, boys and literacy, upper secondary boys and literature, Teaching the novel, critical literacy, writing and speaking in response to literature and film
ISBN: 1863664211
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1997 DEETYA
Deposited On: 19 Mar 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 15:13

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