Teaching/Learning Social Justice

Series Editor: Lee Anne Bell

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.

  • Teach for Whose America

    By Beth Sondel

    Since its inception, Teach For America has both received accolades and critiques its methods of preparing future teachers. In Teach For Whose America, Beth Sondel provides a textured description of how the market-based reforms with which Teach For America participates really translate into school…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
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  • Active Learning

    Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research

    By Dana E. Wright

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-03-25
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  • Understanding White Privilege

    Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race, 2nd Edition

    By Frances Kendall

    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…

    Paperback – 2012-12-10
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  • Practice What You Teach

    Social Justice Education in the Classroom and the Streets

    By Bree Picower

    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…

    Paperback – 2012-05-28
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  • Actions Speak Louder than Words

    Community Activism as Curriculum

    By Celia Oyler

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-08-14
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  • Promoting Diversity and Social Justice

    Educating People from Privileged Groups, Second Edition

    By Diane J. Goodman

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-03-28
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  • Storytelling for Social Justice

    Connecting Narrative and the Arts in Antiracist Teaching

    By Lee Anne Bell

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-03-16
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  • History as Art, Art as History

    Contemporary Art and Social Studies Education

    By Dipti Desai, Jessica Hamlin, Rachel Mattson

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-10-04
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  • Social Justice, Peace, and Environmental Education

    Transformative Standards

    Edited by Julie Andrzejewski, Marta Baltodano, Linda Symcox

    The concept of "standards" seems antithetical to the ways critical educators are dedicated to teaching, but what would "standards" look like if they were generated from social justice perspectives and through collaborative and inclusive processes?  Such is the central question posed by the…

    Paperback – 2009-03-31
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  • Interpreting National History

    Race, Identity, and Pedagogy in Classrooms and Communities

    By Terrie Epstein

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-09-18
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  • Activist Educators

    Breaking Past Limits

    Edited by Catherine Marshall, Amy L. Anderson

    Taking an active stand in today's conservative educational climate can be a risky business. Given both the expectations of the profession and the challenge of participation in social justice activism, how do educator activists manage the often competing demands of professional and activist…

    Paperback – 2008-08-10
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  • Telling Stories to Change the World

    Global Voices on the Power of Narrative to Build Community and Make Social Justice Claims

    Edited by Rickie Solinger, Madeline Fox, Kayhan Irani

    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,…

    Paperback – 2008-05-18
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  • Revealing the Invisible

    Confronting Passive Racism in Teacher Education

    By Sherry Marx

    This book examines and confronts the passive and often unconscious racism of white teacher education students, offering a critical tool in the effort to make education more equitable. Sherry Marx provides a consciousness-raising account of how white teachers must come to recognize their own…

    Paperback – 2006-09-25
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  • Elusive Justice

    Wrestling with Difference and Educational Equity in Everyday Practice

    By Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

    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…

    Paperback – 2006-09-20
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  • Critical Race Counterstories along the Chicana/Chicano Educational Pipeline

    By Tara J. Yosso

    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…

    Paperback – 2005-11-07
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