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Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice

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First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
ebook, 496 pages
Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge (first published March 25th 1997)
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Julie White
Jun 03, 2012 Julie White rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: social-justice
An excellent primer.
sonny singh suchdev
great tool for social justice educators. curriculum, theory, practical tips, etc...
Emma
Nov 24, 2016 Emma rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This textbook changed my life! Fantastically laid out, organized well, approachable and has many resources you won't find in another place.
Jennifer
Jan 03, 2013 Jennifer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An incredibly useful resource for anyone teaching courses or workshops on social justice or on a specific area of oppression (e.g., racism, classism, ableism). I used parts of this book last year to prepare to teach social justice to first-year college students and will undoubtedly be drawing on it again as a resource for a revamped version of the class this year.

The book provides excellent overviews of relevant theories and histories, examples of learning activities, reflections designed to mo
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Selmoore Codfish
Oct 18, 2014 Selmoore Codfish rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book give explicit examples on how to teach 1 or 3 credit courses related to several social justice topics such as racism and sexism. The book is most relevant to college teachers, but should be interesting to anyone wanting to read discussion of several social justice topics.
Each chapter is written by a different author. This is a disadvantage to most books since each author has a unique voice and the flow of the book is disrupted between chapters. However, it is not as bad in this book bec
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Lynn Sereda
Dec 30, 2007 Lynn Sereda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you are planning on putting together workshops or becoming an educator, this is a must have. All the "isms" are included, as well as interactive exercises which you can use with groups including younger people as well as seasoned community organizers.
Hugh
Apr 16, 2008 Hugh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Teachers and Developing Teachers
This book is a must-have for everyone who is or is becoming an educator. I find myself returning to this text with regularity to think about ways to approach teaching the interconnectedness of all isms and issues of diversity.
Arleny Alvarez-Peña
This is a very helpful book for anyone interested in diversity work. Should be on every educators book shelf!
Dayspring
A must-have resource for social justice educators or anyone wishing to further their own understanding of how to facilitate meaningful conversations about diversity and social justice.
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Professor Emerita at UMass Amherst, Maurianne Adams (Ph.D.) is co-editor/chapter author of Teaching for diversity and social justice (2nd edition, 2007) and the companion volume of readings Readings for diversity and social justice (3rd edition, 2013). She co-edited Strangers and neighbors: Relations between Blacks and Jews in the United States (1999) and edited Promoting Diversity in the College ...more
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