2nd Edition

Social Justice Pedagogy Across the Curriculum
The Practice of Freedom

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ISBN 9780367370299
March 31, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
344 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

How can we continue to support educators who wish to design and facilitate social justice classrooms? What knowledge and tools do pre- and in-service educators need to teach about (in)equity, (in)justice, resilience, and agency across the curriculum in K-12 classrooms?

The new edition of this compelling text synthesizes in one volume historical foundations, philosophic/theoretical conceptualizations, and applications of social justice education in public school classrooms.

● Part I details the history of the multicultural movement and the instantiation of public schooling as a social justice project.

● Part II connects theoretical frameworks to social justice curricula. Parts I and II are general to all K-12 classrooms.

● Part III provides powerful specific subject-area examples of good practice, including Multilingualism and Ethnic Studies.

Social Justice Pedagogy Across the Curriculum, Second Edition includes highlighted Points of Inquiry and Points of Praxis sections, offering recommendations to teachers and researchers and activities, resources, and suggested readings. These features invite teachers at all stages of their careers to reflect on the role of social justice in education, particularly as it relates to their particular classrooms, schools, and communities.

Relevant for any course that addresses history, theory, or practice of multicultural/social justice education and teaching diverse groups of students, this text is essential reading for future and practicing teachers to understand and create resources for transformative, rigorous, and inclusive learning environments that support students from a range of backgrounds.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sonia Nieto


Introduction: Conversations, Problems, and Action by THANDEKA K. CHAPMAN AND NIKOLA HOBBEL

PART I: Historical Perspectives

1. "These are Revolutionary Times": Human Rights,
Social Justice, and Popular Protest

2. Federal Education Policy and Social Justice Education by CHRISTINE E. SLEETER

3. Roots of Social Justice Pedagogies in Social Movements by MAURIANNE ADAMS

PART II: Theoretical Intersections

4. Toward a LatCrit-Conscious Critical Race Theory in K-12 Praxis by TARA J. YOSSO & CINDY R. ESCOBEDO

5. Welcoming the Unwelcome: Disability as Diversity by DAVID J. CONNOR AND SUSAN L. GABEL

6. The Path That Should Never End: Queer Theories At The Intersections by LISA W. LOUTZENHEISER

7. After Poststructuralism: Rethinking the Discourse of Social Justice Pedagogy by ROBERT J. PARKES & JENNIFER M. GORE

8. Indigenous Knowledges and Social Justice Pedagogy by TIFFANY S. LEE AND GLENABAH MARTINEZ

9. "Jump at Da Sun": Black Feminist Influences on Social Justice Pedagogy by ADRIENNE D. DIXSON AND JAMILA D. HUNTER

10. Understanding Theoretical Nuance with Ways of Knowing Social Justice by SHIRLEY R. STEINBERG

PART III: Social Justice Pedagogy and Praxis

11. We Need to See each other as Human: Ethnic Studies as a Framework for Humanizing K-12 Education by RUCHI AGARWAL-RANGNATH, CATHERY YEH, & BETINA HSIEH

12. Towards Aesthetic Equity: Seeking a Regionally Universal Baseline of Free Public Arts Instruction Through Service Learning by JAMES F. WOGLOM

13. Transforming Pedagogy and Practice: In the Pursuit of Justice for Multilingual Students of Color by MARIANA SOUTO-MANNING

14. With Intentionality: Teaching Science For Social Justice In Public Schools by VANESSA DODO-SERIKI AND SAMALA LEWIS

15. Writing in Academic Genres: Is Social Justice a Learning Outcome? by NIKOLA HOBBEL AND THANDEKA K. CHAPMAN

16. Mathematizing the Multiple Pandemics: Fighting to Build a Better World by ERIC (RICO) GUTSTEIN

17. What Do You "Meme" By That? A Gender Identity Complexity Turn in Practice and Praxis by DR. SJ MILLER

18. Doc Your Bloc: Critical Media Inquiry as High School Social Studies for Social Justice by DAVID STOVALL AND DANIEL MORALES-BOYLE

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Thandeka K. Chapman is a Professor of Education Studies at the University of California San Diego, USA.

Nikola Hobbel is a Professor of English Education at Humboldt State University, USA.