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Teaching/Learning Social Justice


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The Teaching/Learning Social Justice Series explores issues of social justice—diversity, equality, democracy, and fairness—in classrooms and communities. "Teaching/learning" connotes the essential connections between theory and practice that books in this series seek to illuminate. Central are the stories and lived experiences of people who strive both to critically analyze and challenge oppressive relationships and institutions, and to imagine and create more just and inclusive alternatives.

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Transformative Approaches to Social Justice Education Equity and Access in the College Classroom

Transformative Approaches to Social Justice Education: Equity and Access in the College Classroom

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Nana Osei-Kofi, Bradley Boovy, Kali Furman
July 30, 2021

Transformative Approaches to Social Justice Education is a book for anyone with an interest in teaching and learning in higher education from a social justice perspective and with a commitment to teaching all students. This text offers a breadth of disciplinary perspectives on how to center ...

Storytelling for Social Justice Connecting Narrative and the Arts in Antiracist Teaching

Storytelling for Social Justice: Connecting Narrative and the Arts in Antiracist Teaching

2nd Edition

By Lee Anne Bell
August 28, 2019

Through accessible language and candid discussions, Storytelling for Social Justice explores the stories we tell ourselves and each other about race and racism in our society. Making sense of the racial constructions expressed through the language and images we encounter every day, this book ...

Active Learning Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research

Active Learning: Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research

1st Edition

By Dana E. Wright
March 26, 2015

While many educators acknowledge the challenges of a curriculum shaped by test preparation, implementing meaningful new teaching strategies can be difficult. Active Learning presents an examination of innovative, interactive teaching strategies that were successful in engaging urban students who ...

Critical Race Counterstories along the Chicana/Chicano Educational Pipeline

Critical Race Counterstories along the Chicana/Chicano Educational Pipeline

1st Edition

By Tara J. Yosso
November 08, 2005

Chicanas/os are part of the youngest, largest, and fastest growing racial/ethnic 'minority' population in the United States, yet at every schooling level, they suffer the lowest educational outcomes of any racial/ethnic group. Using a 'counterstorytelling' methodology, Tara Yosso debunks racialized...

Understanding White Privilege Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race

Understanding White Privilege: Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race

2nd Edition

By Frances Kendall
December 11, 2012

Knowingly and unknowingly we all grapple with race every day. Understanding White Privilege delves into the complex interplay between race, power, and privilege in both organizations and private life. It offers an unflinching look at how ignorance can perpetuate privilege, and offers practical and ...

Elusive Justice Wrestling with Difference and Educational Equity in Everyday Practice

Elusive Justice: Wrestling with Difference and Educational Equity in Everyday Practice

1st Edition

By Thea Renda Abu El-Haj
September 21, 2006

Elusive Justice addresses how educators think about and act upon, differences in schools - be they based on race, gender, class, or disability - and how discourse and practice about such differences are intimately bound up with educational justice. Rather than skip over contentious or uncomfortable...

Practice What You Teach Social Justice Education in the Classroom and the Streets

Practice What You Teach: Social Justice Education in the Classroom and the Streets

1st Edition

By Bree Picower
May 29, 2012

Many teachers enter the profession with a desire to "make a difference." But given who most teachers are, where they come from, and what pressure they feel to comply with existing school policies, how can they take up this charge? Practice What You Teach follows three different groups of educators ...

Actions Speak Louder than Words Community Activism as Curriculum

Actions Speak Louder than Words: Community Activism as Curriculum

1st Edition

By Celia Oyler
August 15, 2011

How do educators engage students in community action projects without telling them what to think, how to think, or what to do? Is it possible to integrate social justice organizing into the curriculum without imposing one’s political views on students? In Actions Speak Louder than Words, longtime ...

Promoting Diversity and Social Justice Educating People from Privileged Groups, Second Edition

Promoting Diversity and Social Justice: Educating People from Privileged Groups, Second Edition

1st Edition

By Diane J. Goodman
March 29, 2011

Promoting Diversity and Social Justice provides theories, perspectives, and strategies that are useful for working with adults from privileged groups—those who are in a more powerful position in any given type of oppression. The thoroughly revised edition of this accessible and practical guide ...

Telling Stories to Change the World Global Voices on the Power of Narrative to Build Community and Make Social Justice Claims

Telling Stories to Change the World: Global Voices on the Power of Narrative to Build Community and Make Social Justice Claims

1st Edition

Edited By Rickie Solinger, Madeline Fox, Kayhan Irani
May 19, 2008

Telling Stories to Change the World is a powerful collection of essays about community-based and interest-based projects where storytelling is used as a strategy for speaking out for justice. Contributors from locations across the globe—including Uganda, Darfur, China, Afghanistan, South Africa, ...

Interpreting National History Race, Identity, and Pedagogy in Classrooms and Communities

Interpreting National History: Race, Identity, and Pedagogy in Classrooms and Communities

1st Edition

By Terrie Epstein
September 19, 2008

How do students’ racial identities work with and against teachers’ pedagogies to shape their understandings of history and contemporary society? Based on a long-term ethnographic study, Interpreting National History examines the startling differences in black and white students' interpretations of ...

History as Art, Art as History Contemporary Art and Social Studies Education

History as Art, Art as History: Contemporary Art and Social Studies Education

1st Edition

By Dipti Desai, Jessica Hamlin, Rachel Mattson
October 05, 2009

History as Art, Art as History pioneers methods for using contemporary works of art in the social studies and art classroom to enhance an understanding of visual culture and history. The fully-illustrated interdisciplinary teaching toolkit provides an invaluable pedagogical resource—complete with ...

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