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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Advancing Social Justice : Tools, Pedagogies, and Strategies to Transform Your Campus.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tracy Davis; Laura M Harrison
|Description:||1 online resource (274 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Exhibits; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Chapter 1 Uncovering Epistemology: Frameworks Supporting a Change Agenda; Positivism versus Postpositivism; Postpositivism and Context; Postpositivism versus Relativism; Participatory Research as a Model for Knowing; Co-Researchers; Praxis; Emancipation; Conclusion; Chapter 2 A Toolkit for Understanding a Social Justice Paradigm; Defining Social Justice; Equity versus Equality; Critical Definitions. Social Construction of Identities: Positionality, Dominance, and SubordinationIdentity Intersections: Border Crossing for Empathy; Systems of Power, Oppression, and Structural Inequality; Wealth, Power, and Access: How Are We Doing?; Conclusion; Chapter 3 From Wealthy White Landowners to Affirmative Action to Proposition 209 to Grutter v. Bollinger: A Short History of Social Justice and Injustice in Higher Education; Unequal Opportunity and Injustice for All but a Few; Present Effects of Past Discrimination; Policy Responses to Injustices of the Past. What Next? Ignoring the Roots of Inequality or Building Toward Equity Educational Benefits of Diversity; Postracial America?; Conclusion; Chapter 4 Critical Pedagogy: The Foundation of Social Justice Educational Practice; Social Construction; Historical, Political, and Economic Influences on Knowledge Production; Hegemony and Power: Exposing How Knowledge Is Validated or Invalidated; From Masks of Ideology to Critical Consciousness; Conclusion; Chapter 5 Situating the Self: Barriers to and Strategies for Effective Social Justice Education; Barriers. Mental Models Based on Dominant Narratives about Difference Students' Intellectual-Emotional Tensions in the Classroom; Power as Simultaneously Exercised and Critiqued; Educators' Intellectual-Emotional Tensions in the Classroom; Strategies; Immediacy; Appropriate Self-Disclosure; Moving Past ''Getting It'' to ''Being in It''; Connection, Trust, and Vulnerability; Conclusion; Chapter 6 Media Literacy; Critical Thinking; Objectivity; Ideology; Power; Tools; Helping Students Learn Standards of Legitimacy and Credibility; Saving the Humanities Has to Be a Social Justice Issue We Take On. Representation Conclusion; Chapter 7 Disrupting Organizational Practices to Empower People; Conventional Organizational Practices; Technical Rationality; Hierarchy; Systems Approach to Organizations; Holistic Approaches; Interconnectedness; Empowerment; Conclusion; Chapter 8 Strategies for Reinvigorating Social Justice in Higher Education; Critical Counterhegemonic Practices; Counternarratives; Dialectical Disposition; Critical Humility and Compassionate Listening; Matching Learner Meaning-Making Capacity with Effective Learning Strategies; Social Justice Allies; Conclusion; References.|