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Entanglement: Everyday Working Lives, Access, and Institutional Discourse


Abstract This research works from in an institutional ethnographic methodology. From this grounded approach, it describes the dialectic between the individual and the discourse of the institution. This work develops a complex picture of the multifarious ways in which institutional discourse has real effects on the working lives of graduate teaching associates (GTAs) and administrative staff and faculty in Arizona State University's Department of English. Beginning with the experiences of individuals as they described in their interviews, provided an opportunity to understand individual experiences connected by threads of institutional discourse. The line of argumentation that developed from this grounded institutional ethnographic approach proce... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Oakley, Abigail (Author) / Goggin, Maureen (Advisor) / Gee, Elisabeth (Committee member) / Boyd, Patricia (Committee member) / Brouwer, Daniel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Rhetoric / Education / composition studies / feminist methodology / graduate teaching assistants / institutional ethnography / online teaching / writing program administration
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 166 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation English 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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