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Social Justice in These Times : Contemporary Issues in Social Studies - Jim O'Donnell

Social Justice in These Times

Contemporary Issues in Social Studies

By: Jim O'Donnell (Editor), Marc Pruyn (Editor), Rudolfo Chavez Chavez (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9781593112189
Number Of Pages: 312

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Thirteen contributions from academics representing a variety of disciplines confront issues relating to social justice in a post-9/11 world. Sample topics include the politics of coalition building among progressive educators and the role of participatory democracy in the critical praxis of social justice. The volume (which is not indexed) conclude

Introduction
Situating the discourse of social justice in these timesp. 3
The role of participatory democracy in the critical praxis of social justicep. 15
Those who dare, teach : living a pedagogy for social justicep. 33
Schooling for a democratic society : critical pedagogy in the democratic classroomp. 57
Confronting difference : progressive politics and sites of resistancep. 75
Critical performative pedagogy : a feasible praxis for teacher educationp. 97
Social justice : a forgotten issue in the education of teachers in Mexicop. 117
Teaching for social justice : reflections of a cultural workerp. 147
No child left behind : the rise of educational markets and the decline of social justicep. 173
Communal truth and the literacy landscape : echoings of perspectives, positions, and practicesp. 191
Social justice in times of McCarthyism renaissance : surveillance, ethics, and neoliberalismp. 215
Protest and activism : standing-up for peace and civil liberties in New Mexico under homeland security and the U.S.A. PATRIOT actsp. 235
Neoliberal citizenship, the new imperialism, and federal education policy : a critical analysisp. 265
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ISBN: 9781593112189
ISBN-10: 1593112181
Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.44