Making a Thing of Quality Child Care: Latourian Rhetoric Doing Things
Thinking with Bruno Latour in Rhetoric and Composition
In this chapter I turn to Latour's methodology of tracing associations to show how composition might perform the elusive activity of "trac[ing] with precision a chain of activity that connects the writing of a [document] to a given public action or impact" (Grabill 202). Latour's methodology of tracing associations, or actor-network-theory (ANT) lends itself to doing rhetoric.
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Read, Sarah. (2015). Making a Thing of Quality Child Care: Latourian Rhetoric Doing Things. In Thinking with Bruno Latour in Rhetoric and Composition (pp. 256-274). Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP.
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*At the time of publication, Sarah Read was affiliated DePaul University.