Handbook of Social Justice in Education

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William Ayers, Therese Quinn, David Stovall
Taylor & Francis, Dec 17, 2008 - Education - 774 pages
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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.

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About the author (2008)

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.

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