Activist Educators: Breaking Past Limits (Teaching/Learning by Catherine Marshall,Amy L. Anderson

By Catherine Marshall,Amy L. Anderson

Taking an energetic stand in latest conservative academic weather could be a dicy company. Given either the expectancies of the occupation and the problem of participation in social justice activism, how do educator activists deal with the usually competing calls for and activist commitments? Activist Educators deals a view into the large photo of assertive idealistic execs’ lives via providing wealthy qualitative info at the impetus in the back of educators’ activism and the ideas they used to push limits in scuffling with for a reason. Chapters persist with the tales of educator activists as they tackle difficulties in colleges, together with sexual harassment, sexism, racism, reproductive rights, and GLBT rights. The examine in Activist Educators contributes to an knowing and private motivations for educators’ activism, finally providing an important contribution to aspiring academics who want to know that schooling careers and social justice activist reasons needn't be collectively unique pursuits.

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