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Title Social justice education : inviting faculty to transform their institutions / edited by Kathleen Skubikowski, Catharine Wright, and Roman Graf ; introduction by Julia Alvarez
Edition First edition
Published Sterling, Va. : Stylus, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 243 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Theoretical perspectives on social justice education -- pt. 2. Collaborations -- pt. 3. Social justice pedagogy across the curriculum
Summary Recognizing that many faculty have little preparation for teaching students whose backgrounds, culture, and educational socialization differ from theirs, the opening foundational section asks teachers to attend closely to their and their students' relative power and positionality in the classroom, and to the impact of the materials, resources and pedagogical approaches employed. The concluding sections of the book demonstrate how intra- and inter-institutional collaborations inspired teachers to rise to the challenge of their campuses' commitments to diversity. Among the examples presented is
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Critical pedagogy -- United States.
Education, Higher -- United States.
Educational sociology -- United States.
Social justice -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Graf, Roman, 1960-
Skubikowski, Kathleen M.
Wright, Catharine, 1961-
LC no. 2009026011
ISBN 1441669531 (electronic bk.)
1579225470 (e-book)
9781441669537 (electronic bk.)
9781579225476 (e-book)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)