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Book annotation not available for this title...Title: .Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice..Author: .Adams, Maurianne (EDT)/ Bell, Lee Anne (EDT)/ Griffin, Pat (EDT)..Publisher: .Taylor & Francis..Publication Date: .2007/04/01..Number of Pages: .471..Binding Type: .PAPERBACK..Library of Congress: .2006031606
Paperback, Second Edition, 496 pages
Published April 7th 2007 by Routledge (first published March 25th 1997)
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sonny singh suchdev
Mar 23, 2008 sonny singh suchdev rated it really liked it
great tool for social justice educators. curriculum, theory, practical tips, etc...
Julie White
Jun 03, 2012 Julie White rated it it was amazing
Shelves: social-justice
An excellent primer.
Selmoore Codfish
Jan 01, 2015 Selmoore Codfish rated it really liked it
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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Jennifer
Aug 10, 2014 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
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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Maria
Jun 10, 2015 Maria rated it liked it
ok it's like a 3.5
Lynn Sereda
Dec 30, 2007 Lynn Sereda rated it it was amazing
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
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.
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.
Arleny Alvarez-Peña
Aug 22, 2016 Arleny Alvarez-Peña rated it it was amazing
This is a very helpful book for anyone interested in diversity work. Should be on every educators book shelf!
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Apr 16, 2009 Rebecca marked it as to-read
Looking for more updated reading than the rehashed tidbits I got from my recent class.
Awtar
Aug 15, 2011 Awtar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Comprehensive resource for very important work. It is giving me a new life mission.
Jen Steffens
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Had this book for a college class. Didn't really read it. :)
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Shelves: pedagogy
Really wonderful activities; framing of conversations is fantastic.
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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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