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Amanda Wager's Publications

Recent Publications


Goessling, K. P., Wright, D. E., Wager, A. C., & Dewhurst, M. (Eds.). (2021). Engaging youth in critical arts pedagogies and creative research for social justice: Opportunities and challenges of arts-based work and research with young people. Routledge.

Wager, A. C., Clarke, L. W., & Enriquez, G. (2019). The reading turn-around with emergent bilingual children: A five-part framework for teaching reading in English. Teachers College Press.

Berriz, B. B, Wager, A. C., & Poey, V. M. (Eds.). (2018). Art as a way of talking for emergent bilingual youth: A foundational for literacy in pre k-12 schools. Routledge.

Journal Special Issues

Goessling, K. P., Wright, D. E., Wager, A. C., & Dewhurst, M. (Eds.). (2020). Collaborative arts, creative research and youth engagement in social justice practices [Special issue]. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 33(1).

Wager, A. C., Poey, V. M., & Berriz, B. B. (Eds.). (2017). Art as voice: Creating access for emergent bilingual families and communities [Special issue]. Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism, and Practice, 9(1).

Peer-Reviewed Refereed Journal Articles

Graham, M., Overby, L., Richerme, L. K., Wager, A. C., & Conway, C. (2020). Writing for arts education policy reviewArts Education Policy Review, 1-5.

Goessling, K., & Wager, A. C. (2020). Places of possibility: Artistic activism and research with diverse urban youth. Journal of Youth Studies. 1-19.

Goessling, K., Wright, D., Wager, A. C., & Dewhurst, M. (2020). A critical mixtape for the movement: Reflecting on creative and critical youth practices in research. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 33(1), 1-7.

Ansloos, J.P. & Wager, A. C. (2020). Surviving in the Cracks: A qualitative study with Indigenous youth on homelessness and applied community theatre. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 33(1), 50-65.

Wager, A. C. & Enriquez, G. (2019). Literacy/Literacies. In The Sage Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies, D.T. Cook (Ed.), Sage Publications Inc.

Enriquez, G., & Wager, A. C. (2018). The Reader, the text, the performance: Opening spaces for the performing arts as Reader Response. Voices from the Middle. 26(1), 21-25.

Wager, A. C., & Wessels, A. (2016). Drama with street youth: Visual methodology dialogues across distance. NJ Drama Australia, 40(1), 66-77.

Schroeter, S., & Wager, A. C. (2016). Blurring boundaries: Using drama to examine 17th Century witch-hunts. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 60(4), 405-413.

Perry, M., Wessels, A., & Wager, A. C. (2013). From playbuilding to devising in literacy education: Aesthetic and pedagogical approaches. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 56(8), 649-658.

Book Chapters

Wager, A. C. & Goessling, K. P. (2020). Working toward sustainable creative social justice practices: Advancing equity and justice in the academy. In H. Mreiwed, M. R. Carter, & C. Mitchell (Eds.), Art as an agent for social change (pp. 252-261). Brill/Sense.

Wager, A. C., & Perry, M. (2015). Resisting the script: Assuming embodiment in literacy education. In G. Enriquez, E. Johnson, S. Kontovourki, & C. Mallozzi (Eds.), Literacies, learning and the body: Bringing research and theory into pedagogical practice (pp. 252-268). Routledge.

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