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Community practice and urban youth : social justice service-learning and civic engagement

Author: Melvin Delgado
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2015.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Delgado
ISBN: 9781317406303 1317406303 9781317406310 1317406311 9781317406297 131740629X 9781315683485 1315683482
OCLC Number: 935676906
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Preface; Acknowledgments; SECTION 1 Setting the Context; 1 Overview; Introduction; Book Goals; Significance of Social Activism; Youth and Social Justice Campaigns and Movements; Youth Oppositional Resistance; Overview of Social Justice Movements and Social Activism; Service-Learning Versus Civic Engagement; The Promise of Community Practice; Community-Based Organizations; Book Outline; Conclusion; 2 Urban Youth as a Focus; Introduction; Definition of Youth; Youth Deficit Perspective; Historical Overview; Demographics and Youth. Demographic on Cities: Youth of ColorYouth-Adult Partnerships; Youth Activism and Gender as a Focal Point; Youth Leadership in Social Activism; Youth and Immigrant-Rights, Environmental, and Food Justice Movements; Conclusion; 3 A Social Justice and Rights Perspective; Introduction; Social Justice; Spatial Justice; Adultism; Fostering an Embrace of Social Justice; Youth as Researchers of Social Justice; Youth and Social Activism: An Overview; Emotionality and Social Protest; The Coming Together of Three Social Movements; Youth Rights; Critical Literacy; Conclusiion. 4 Community Practice and Service-LearningIntroduction; Definition of Service-Learning; Benefits of Service-Learning; Approaches and Elements of Service-Learning; Community Practice and Service-Learning Approaches; Community Practice and Service-Learning; Conclusion; 5 Community Practice and Civic Engagement; Introduction; Definition of Civic Engagement; Benefits of Civic Engagement; Approaches and Elements of Civic Engagement; Operationalizing Civic Engagement; Community Practice and Civic Engagement; Conclusion; SECTION 2 Reflections From the Field; 6 Youth and Immigrant Rights; Introduction. Undocumented, Unauthorized "Illegals": What is in a Label?Immigrant-Rights Challenges and Rewards; Immigrant-Rights and Food/Environmental Justice; Spring 2006; Media and Immigrant Rights; Regional or National Social Justice Issue?; Newcomer Youth and Social Justice; Social-Political and Economic Consequences; Education and Social Justice; Civic Involvement; Youth Social Activism; Benefits of Civic Engagement; Community Practice/Service-Learning Approaches and Considerations; Community Practice/Civic Engagement Case Illustration Considerations; Conclusion; 7 Youth and Environmental Justice. IntroductionEvolution of Environmental Justice; Environmental Justice and Urban Communities; Environment and Health; Intersectionality and Environmental Justice; Youth Activism and Environmental Justice; Community Practice/Service-Learning Case Illustrations; Community Practice/Civic Engagement Case Illustrations; Conclusion; 8 Youth and Food Justice; Introduction; Evolution of Food Justice; Food Deserts and Social Justice; The Many Faces of Food Justice; Food Justice and Youth Researchers; Community Practice/Service-Learning Case Illustrations.
Responsibility: Melvin Delgado.

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Young people almost always play instrumental roles in social justice movements, and Melvin Delgado - easily among our most renowned scholars of youth and community - here makes yet another Read more...

 
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