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Jocson, K.M. (Ed.). (in press). Cultural transformations: Youth and pedagogies of possibility. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Jocson, K.M. (2008). Youth poets: Empowering literacies in and out of schools. New York: Peter Lang. available >>
Jocson, K.M. (2005). Promoting literacy and critical writing skills through poetry. University of California All Campus Consortium on Research for Diversity (UC ACCORD). available >>
journal articles | essays [refereed]
Jocson, K.M., & Thorne-Wallington, E. (in press). Mapping literacy rich environments: Geospatial perspectives on literacy and education. Teachers College Record.
Jocson, K.M. (2013). Remix revisited: Critical solidarity in youth media arts. E-Learning and Digital Media, 10(1), 68-82. available >>
Jocson, K.M. (2012). Youth media as narrative assemblage: Examining new literacies at an urban high school. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 7(4), 298-316. (pdf)
Jocson, K.M. (2010). Unpacking symbolic creativities: Writing in school and across contexts. Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, 32(2), 206-236. (pdf)
Jocson, K.M. (2009). Steering legacies: Pedagogy, literacy and social justice in schools. The Urban Review, 41(3), 269-285. (pdf)
Jocson, K.M. (2009). Whose story is it anyway?: Teaching social studies and making use of kuwento. Multicultural Perspectives, 11(1), 31-36.
Jocson, K.M. (2008). Kuwento as multicultural pedagogy in high school Ethnic Studies. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 3(4), 241-253. (pdf)
Jocson, K.M., Burnside, S., & Collins, M. (2006). Pens on the prize: Linking school and community through contest-inspired literacy. Multicultural Education, 14(2), 28-33.
Jocson, K.M. (2006). Examining hybrid literacies of critical youth poets. International Journal of Learning, 12(8), 49-56.
Jocson, K.M. (2006). “Bob Dylan and Hip Hop”: Intersecting literacy practices in youth poetry communities. Written Communication, 23(3), 231-259.
Jocson, K.M. (2006). “There’s a better word”: Urban youth re-writing their social worlds through poetry. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 49(8), 700-707.
Jocson, K.M. (2005). “Taking it to the mic”: Pedagogy of June Jordan’s Poetry for the People and partnership with an urban high school. English Education, 37(2), 44-60.
Jocson, K.M. (2004). Beyond borders: Poetry slicing through steel gates and barbed wires. English Journal, 93(3), 15-16.
journal articles | essays [non-refereed]
Jocson, K.M. (Ed.). (2012). Introduction to focus issue: Youth and pedagogies of possibility. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 7(4), 295-297.
Jocson, K.M. (2011). Poetry in a new race era. Daedalus: Journal of the Academy of Arts & Sciences, 140(1), 154-162. (pdf)
Jocson, K.M., and Conteh, J. (Eds.). (2008). Recognizing diversity and difference: Challenges for English/literacy. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 7(2), 1-3.
Alsup, J., Myers, J., Jocson, K., Kynard, C., Farrell, E., McGrail, E., Cercone, J., and Kinloch, V. (2007). English education and globalization: Teaching responsibly in the 21st century. Available: http://ceeglobalization.wikispaces.com
Jocson, K.M. (2007). Responsible art. Urban Mozaik Magazine.
Boyd, F., Ariail, M., Williams, R., Jocson, K.,Tinker-Sachs, G., and McNeal, K., with Fecho, B., Fisher, M., Healy, M., Meyer, and Morrell, E. (2006). Real teaching for real diversity: Preparing English language arts teachers for 21st century classrooms. English Education, 38(4), 329-350.
Jocson, K.M. (2005). Teacher as learner: Toward a praxis of engaging literacies in alternative spaces for learning. Current Issues in Education [Online], 8(5).
Jocson, K.M. (2004). Urban youth as agents in creating community through poetry. California English, 10(1), 20-23.
Jocson, K.M., with Jacobs-Fantauzzi, E. (in press). “Barely Audible”: A remix of poetry and video as pedagogical practice. In. K.M. Jocson (Ed.), Cultural transformations: Youth and pedagogies of possibility. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Jocson, K.M. (2013). Critical media ethnography: Researching youth media. In D. Paris & M. Winn (Eds.), Humanizing research: Decolonizing qualitative inquiry with youth and communities (pp. 105-123). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Jocson, K.M. (2013). Kuwento and karaoke: Sociocultural perspectives on literacy and possibilities in education. In D. Maramba & R. Bonus (Eds.), “The Other Students”: Filipino Americans, Education and Power (pp. 183-196). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Jocson, K.M. (2012). We are the ones: Educative possibilities in youth poetry. In E. Dixon-Román & E.W. Gordon (Eds.), Thinking comprehensively about education: Spaces of educative possibility and their implications for public policy (pp. 197-210). New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
Jocson, K.M. & Cook, B. (2012). Pedagogy, collaboration, and transformation: A conversation with Brett Cook. In L. Hochtritt, T. Quinn, & J. Ploof (Eds.), Art and social justice education: Culture as commons (pp. 89-94). New York: Routledge.
Jocson, K.M., & Share, J. (2011). From new media to critical media literacies: Politics, practice and pedagogy. In C. Day (Ed.), International handbook of teacher and school development (pp. 351-359).New York: Routledge.
Jocson, K.M. & Cooks, J. (2011). Writing as a site of struggle: Popular culture, empowerment, and politics of (in)visibility. In V. Kinloch (Ed.), Urban Literacies: Critical Perspectives on Language, Learning, and Community (pp. 145-159). New York: Teachers College Press.
Jocson, K.M. (2010). Youth writing across media: A note about the what and the how. In s. Miller & D. Kirkland (Eds.), Change matters: Qualitative research perspectives for moving social justice theory to policy (pp. 77-87). New York: Peter Lang.
Jocson, K.M., & Rivera, T. (2010). Toward a theory of poemness: Cultural politics and transformative pedagogies. In Z. Leonardo (Ed.), Handbook of cultural politics and education (pp. 527-540). Boston, MA: SensePublishers.
Jocson, K.M. (2010). Writing, pedagogy, and social justice. In T. Chapman and N. Hobbel (Eds.), Social justice pedagogy across the curriculum: The practice of freedom (pp. 249-261). New York: Routledge.
Jocson, K.M. (2008). Situating the personal in digital media production. In L. Vasudevan & M. Hill (Eds.), Media, learning, and sites of possibility (pp. 167-193). New York: Peter Lang.
Jocson, K.M. (2007). Urban youth engaging poetry and creating learning communities. In J. Kincheloe & K. Hayes (Eds.), Teaching city kids: Understanding and appreciating them (pp. 157-166). New York: Peter Lang.
Jocson, K.M. (2006). “The best of both worlds”: Youth poetry as social critique and form of empowerment. In S. Ginwright, J. Cammarota, & P. Noguera (Eds.), Beyond resistance! Youth activism and community change: New democratic possibilities for practice and policy for America’s youth (pp. 129-147). New York: Routledge.