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Transforming the ivory tower : challenging racism, sexism, and homophobia in the academy

Author: Brett C Stockdill; Mary Yu Danico
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press in association with UCLA Asian American Studies Center, ©2012.
Series: Intersections (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Transforming the Ivory Tower builds on the rich legacy of historical struggles to open universities to dissenting voices and oppressed groups. Each chapter is guided by a commitment to praxis the idea that theoretical understandings of inequality must be applied to concrete strategies for change.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Transforming the ivory tower.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press in association with UCLA Asian American Studies Center, ©2012
(OCoLC)1013920801
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brett C Stockdill; Mary Yu Danico
ISBN: 9780824835262 0824835263 0006989089 9780006989080 000698908X
OCLC Number: 742519149
Description: xiii, 216 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The ivory tower paradox : higher education as a site of oppression and resistance / Brett C. Stockdill and Mary Yu Danico --
Transforming the place that rewards and oppresses us / Rick Bonus --
Telling our stories, naming ourselves : the lost María in the academy / Christina Gómez --
Striving to be queer : challenging inequality from positions of privilege / Michael Armato --
One activist intellectual's experience in surviving and transforming the academy / Jose Guillermo Zapata Calderon --
Activist-scholar alliances for social change : the transformative power of university-community collaborations / David Naguib Pellow --
Transformative disjunctures in the academy : Asian American studies as praxis / Linda Trinh Võ --
Queering the ivory tower : tales of a troublemaking homosexual / Brett C. Stockdill.
Series Title: Intersections (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Responsibility: edited by Brett C. Stockdill and Mary Yu Danico.

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Transforming the Ivory Tower builds on the rich legacy of historical struggles to open universities to dissenting voices and oppressed groups. Each chapter is guided by a commitment to praxis the idea that theoretical understandings of inequality must be applied to concrete strategies for change.

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