Handbook of Social Justice in Education

Edited by William Ayers, Therese M. Quinn, David Stovall

© 2008 – Routledge

774 pages

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About the Book

The Handbook of Social Justice in Education, a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the field, addresses, from multiple perspectives, education theory, research, and practice in historical and ideological context, with an emphasis on social movements for justice. Each of the nine sections explores a primary theme of social justice and education:

  • Historical and Theoretical Perspectives
  • International Perspectives on Social Justice in Education
  • Race and Ethnicity, Language and Identity: Seeking Social Justice in Education
  • Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice in Education
  • Bodies, Disability and the Fight for Social Justice in Education
  • Youth and Social Justice in Education
  • Globalization: Local and World Issues in Education
  • The Politics of Social Justice Meets Practice: Teacher Education and School Change
  • Classrooms, Pedagogy, and Practicing Justice.

Timely and essential, this is a must-have volume for researchers, professionals, and students across the fields of educational foundations, multicultural/diversity education, educational policy, and curriculum and instruction.

Reviews

"While providing theoretical arguments, the handbook provides concrete examples and experiences….this volume is a rich compendium of events; of the works of social movements and activists; and of school and classroom practices that illustrate how social justice can be achieved in education."--Education Review, May 2010

Table of Contents

Part 1: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives Ken Saltman Part 2: International Perspectives on Social Justice in Education Fazal Rizvi Part 3: Race and Ethnicity, Language and Identity: Seeking Social Justice in Education Annette Henry Part 4: Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice in Education Mara Sapon-Shevin Part 5: Bodies, Disability and the Fight for Social Justice in Education Patricia Hulsebosch Part 6: Youth and Social Justice in Education Jeffrey Duncan-Andrade Part 7: Globalization: Local and World Issues in Education Pauline Lipman, and Karen Monkman Part 8: The Politics of Social Justice Meets Practice: Teacher Education and School Change Joel Westheimer Part 9: Classrooms, Pedagogy, and Practicing Justice Rick Ayers

About the Editors

William Ayers is Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Therese Quinn is Associate Professor of Art Education at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

David Stovall is Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies and African-American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU003000
EDUCATION / Aims & Objectives
EDU007000
EDUCATION / Curricula
EDU020000
EDUCATION / Multicultural Education
EDU034000
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General