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Feminist community engagement : achieving praxis

Author: Susan Van Deventer Iverson; Jennifer Hauver James
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
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"Feminist Community Engagement" argues that feminism, with its emphasis on consciousness-raising, interrogating power structures, and activism, is strategically necessary for the community engagement (CE) movement in higher education. Following an editorial overview of perspectives on feminism and community engagement, the contributors to this volume illuminate successes and challenges of feminist community  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Feminist community engagement
(DLC) 2014024889
(OCoLC)886489508
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Van Deventer Iverson; Jennifer Hauver James
ISBN: 9781137441102 1137441100
DOI: 10.1057/9781137441102
OCLC Number: 898473160
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction / Susan V. Iverson and Jennifer H. James --
Feminism and community engagement : an overview / Susan V. Iverson and Jennifer H. James --
Conversations from within : critical race feminism on the routes of change / Begum Verjee and Shauna Butterwick --
Role modeling community engagement for college students : narratives from women faculty and staff of color / Jasmine Mena and Annemarie Vaccaro --
Social media for social justice : technofeminism in the digital village / Carolyn Cunningham and Heather Crandall --
Transgressing intellectual boundaries begins with transgressing physical ones : feminist community engagement as activist-apprentice pedagogy / Dana Bisignani --
Pay it forward : possibilities and poignancies of feminist service-learning enacted in a collegiate health education classroom / Christin Seher --
The personal is the political : community engagement with men as feminist border crossing / Lamea "Elle" Shaaban-Magana and Melanie Miller --
Moving from service to action : the rocxxy summer internship in feminist activism and leadership / Angela Clark-Taylor, Quinlan Mitchell, and KaeLyn Rich --
Developing sustainable community engagement by re-positioning programs into communities / Jana Noel --
Conclusions : re-visioning community engagement as feminist praxis / Jennifer H. James and Susan V. Iverson.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Iverson, Jennifer James.

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Contributors to this volume demonstrate how a feminist approach is strategically necessary for the community engagement movement in higher education to achieve its goals and illustrate the  Read more...
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