Teaching for Social Justice: A Democracy and Education Reader

Teaching for Social Justice: A Democracy and Education Reader


Edited by William Ayers, Edited by Etc., Introduction by Maxine Greene, Edited by Jean Ann Hunt, Edited by Therese Quinn

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  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 229mm x 23mm | 567g
  • Publication date: 15 August 1998
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1565844203
  • ISBN 13: 9781565844209
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Sales rank: 1,235,629

Product description

Teaching for Social Justice engages parents, citizens, students, and teachers in a conversation about education in a democracy. It features a unique mix of hands-on, historical, and inspirational writings on topics including education through social action, writing and community building, and adult literacy. An extensive "teacher file" and resource section survey teaching tools from curricula to activist-oriented Web sites.

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Author information

William Ayers is Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (retired). He co-edited "City Kids, City Teachers"; "Teaching for Social Justice"; "Zero Tolerance"; and "City Kids, City Schools" (all available from The New Press). Jean Ann Hunt, editor of "Democracy and Education," is coordinator for the Institute for Democracy in Education. Therese Quinn is chair and associate professor of art history and the director of the Museum and Exhibition Studies program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a co-editor (with William Ayers and Jean Ann Hunt) of "Teaching for Social Justice: A Democracy and Education Reader" (The New Press).