Among the examples presented is an initiative involving the faculty development coordinator, and faculty from a wide range of domains at DePauw University, who built upon an existing ethics initiative to embed social justice across the curriculum. Wiley borrows the agency of nigger, arguably the quintessential, most universally known term of disparagement of those negatively considered the Other, to re-frame the word as no longer just a racial term but one that symbolizes many of the ways we disrespect or bully one another, are inconsiderate of one another, prejudge one another, and internalize our demonization. Blumenfeld 70 Masculinity as Homophobia: Fear, Shame, and Silence in the Construction of Gender Identity Michael S. Synopsis For more than a decade, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover the full range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. Knight 112 Increasing Awareness: Language, Communication Strategies, and Universally Designed Environments Karen A.
She is also editor of the Routledge journal Education and Equity. She co-edited Strangers and neighbors: Relations between Blacks and Jews in the United States 1999 and edited Promoting Diversity in the College Classroom 1992. In another, professors of mathematics from three institutions describe how they collaborated to create socially just classrooms that both serve mathematical learning, and support service learning or community-based learning activities. An explicit emphasis on the interconnectedness of social identity and social inequality throughout, with a secondtable of contents that notes the intersections among readings. Thepractice of intergroup dialogue is considered a substantive andmeaningful avenue for preparing college graduates with theknowledge, commitment, and skills essential for living and workingin a diverse yet socially stratified society.
It addresses key issues, such as resolving fundamental questions about human nature and social relationships; the distribution of resources, power, status, rights, access, and opportunities; and the means by which decisions regarding this distribution are made. They pay particular attention to the struggle to teach the goals of social justice education in a language that can be embraced by the general public, and to connect its structural and contextual analyses to real issues inside and outside the classroom. Ç¬±eda is Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Studies, University of Wyoming in Laramie. Even for those who already have a mind for equality and social justice, I guarantee there's something to be learned. Peters Context 96 Struggle for Freedom: Disability Rights Movements Willie V.
The authors illuminate the art and complexity of facilitation, describe multiple approaches, and discuss the necessary and ongoing reflection process. Giroux 118 Police Make Life Hell for Youth of Color Kathy Durkin 119 Ageism: Another Form of Bigotry Robert N. Maurianne Adams is Professor of Education Emerita, Social Justice Education Concentration, School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Beyond theory, design, techniques and advice on practice, the book concludes with a section on supporting student social action. They emphasize the need to prepare by taking into account such considerations as the developmental readiness of the participants, and the particular issues and historical context of the campus, before designing and facilitating a social justice training or selecting specific exercises.
Despite the topics being near to my heart, this was yet another textbook that was just too difficult to read and get through. Finally, the book provides teachers and practitioners with tools and strategies to infuse a social justice approach into their work with students and within their institutions. Redington 28 Race, Wealth, and Equality Melvin L. She has authored encyclopedia and handbook segments on social justice and social justice education, and book chapters and articles on social justice pedagogy, inclusive teaching, religious oppression, antisemitism, and classism. Race and religion can be related under ethnicity, but they still had separate sections, and that would have worked better for this, too. Offering over one-hundred and thirty selections from some of the foremost scholars in a wide range of fields, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice is the indispensible volume for every student, teacher, and social justice advocate. Whatever, I found the book to be informative and engaging, for the most part.
Illustrating the complexity of the topic, it presents a range of international, historical, and theoretical perspectives, and discusses the dilemmas inherent in implementing social justice concepts in policy and practice. The emphasis is on moving colleges and universities to widen their moral and ethical lenses, beyond understanding diversity, to developing multicultural competence and enriching their campus communities. Love 132 Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender Patricia Hill Collins 133 What Can We Do? The thing that always sticks out in my mind from this collection is the clear visual of breaking out of the norm mentally. Myers, Jaci Jenkins Lindburg, and Danielle M. Anyway this was for a class not by choice.
It really helped me understand religious and racial oppression in ways I haven't before, no matter what I tried, and parts about sexuality, gender, and atheist frustration and oppression was relatable to varying degrees. I was hoping for more direct and concrete paths to social justice and community building, and not just a string of stale platitudes on how knowledge and conversation will save us all. Exploring identity devel-opment using the critical lenses of history and context, they concentrate on ways that oppression and privilege are manifest in the lived experiences of students. Shapiro -- What's debt got to do with it? A holistic approach to sexism, gay, lesbian, trans and gender-queer oppression that challenges widely-held assumptions about the usual practice of separating analyses of sex and gender binaries. He defines the word in a way that demonstrates its equivalence to other dysfunctional language retard, bitch, fag, trailer trash, etc.
Working for social justice: visions and strategies for change. It gives real insight into oppression, and people who are different from you. It offers tools that are equally applicable in a classroom or cocurricular setting. For more than a decade, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover the full range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. The reader contains a mix of short personal and theoretical essays as well as entries designed to challenge students to take action to end oppressive behavior and to affirm d The first reader to cover the scope of oppressions in America, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice covers six thematic issues: racism, sexism, Anti-Semitism, heterosexism, classism, and ableism. The author, who is Director of the Center for Diversity, Pluralism, and Inclusion for the State University of New York—Plattsburg, a Lecturer in Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies, and president of his own consulting business, engages diversity in a uniquely inclusive way and as inseparable from social justice.
Overall, a nice compilation of carefully chosen essays on Racism, Classism, Sexism, Heterosexism, Transgender Oppression, Ableism, and Ageism. What sets this book apart is how the authors illustrate these practices through personal narratives of challenges encountered, and by admitting to their struggles and mistakes. The E-mail message field is required. Schweik 98 Disability Does Not Discriminate: Toward a Theory of Multiple Identity Through Coalition Zanita E. All the subject were essentially really interesting, these just stood out the most. If this resource is needed for your education course, saving money on it can go a long way in providing you have additional funds to allocate to different campus costs that can swiftly pile up if you're not careful.