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Practising public scholarship : experiences and possibilities beyond the academy

Author: Katharyne Mitchell; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
Series: Antipode book series.
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"This book provides a collection of 20 chapters describing the journey to public scholarship. It is a cross-disciplinary exploration of the pleasures and perils associated with breaching the town-gown divide. The contributors come from a variety of departments including geography, comparative literature, sociology, communications, history, and biology and are involved in widely disparate ventures outside of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2008027428
(OCoLC)233591831
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katharyne Mitchell; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9781444307375 1444307371 9781444307382 144430738X
OCLC Number: 352829643
Notes: "First published as volume 40, issue 3 of Antipode"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 152 pages)
Contents: Comrades and colons / Terry Eagleton --
Tales of western adventure / Patricia Limerick --
Open letter to C. Wright Mills / Michael Burawoy --
Craven emotional warriors / Melissa W. Wright --
Population, environment, war, and racism: adventures of a public scholar / Paul R. Ehrlich --
The something we can do / David Domke --
Philadelphia dreaming: discovering citizenship between the university and the schools / Julia Reinhard Lupton --
Beyond positivism: public scholarship in support of health / Dennis Raphael --
Weaving solidarity from Oneonta to Oxchuc / Katherine O'Donnell --
Demand the possible: journeys in changing our world as a public activist-scholar / Paul Chatterton --
Becoming a scholar-advocate: participatory research with children / Meghan Cope --
Why am I engaged? / Walden Bello --
Drugs, data, race and reaction: a field report / Katherine Beckett --
Confessions of a desk-bound radical / Don Mitchell --
Becoming a public scholar to improve the health of the US population / Stephen Bezruchka --
The humanities and the public soul / Julie Ellison --
This fist called my heart: public pedagogy in the belly of the beast / Peter McLaren --
The surprising sense of hope / Jenny Pickerill --
The making of a public intellectual / Howard Zinn --
When theory meets politics / Doreen Massey.
Series Title: Antipode book series.
Responsibility: edited by Katharyne Mitchell.
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