Dahms, Harry F.

Social Justice and the University

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Robert Emmet Jones, Jon Shefner

Part I. Globalization and Social Justice

2. From Domination to “Buen Vivir” : Latin America and Contested Globalizations
Michael Handelsman

3. Researching, Knowing, and Promoting Social Justice for Indigenous Americans
Asafa Jalata

4. International Human Rights Law as a Global Foundation for Social Justice: Promise and Challenges
Robert C. Blitt

Part II. Universities’ Roles in Promoting Social Justice

5. The Goal of Gender Transformation in American Universities: Toward Social Justice for Women in the Academy
Barbara Risman, Timothy Adkins

6. Climate Change, Intergenerational Justice, and the University
John Nolt

7. Social Justice, the University, and the Temptation to Mission Creep
David A. Reidy

Part III. Constructing Social Justice from the University

8. Co-constructing Democratic Knowledge for Social Justice: Lessons from an International Research Collaboration
John Gaventa, Felix Bivens

9. What Law School Clinics and Universities Can Teach Each Other About the Pursuit of Social Justice
Benjamin Barton

10. Social Justice Manifest: University-Community Outreach Research to Reduce Homelessness
David A. Patterson, Courtney Cronley, Stacia West, Jennifer Lantz

11. University Social Engagement as Space for Resistance to the Marketization of Higher Education Institutions: A Case Study from the United Kingdom
Felix Bivens

Part IV. Teaching for Social Justice

12. Critical Engagement: Risk, Reward, and Methods in Teaching Social Justice
William V. Taylor, Ben Feldmeyer, Katie Morris

13. Teaching Human Rights in the College Classroom as a Cognitive Style
Benjamin Gregg

14. Teaching Spaces: A Critical Reflection on Spatial Exploration Exercises as Teaching Tools
Maria Stehle

Part V. Social Justice Movements and the University

15. A New Popular Movement for Social Justice in the United States and Beyond
Frances Fox Piven, Jon Shefner

16. Student Activism and the University: Resources, Challenges, and Opportunities
Elizabeth A. East, Jayanni Webster

17. Teaching (for) Social Justice/Organizing for Social Justice and the University
Walter Davis

18. Real Utopias and the University: An Interview
Erik Olin Wright, Harry F. Dahms, Jon Shefner

19. Conclusion: Barriers and Conduits to Social Justice—Universities in the Twenty-First Century
Harry F. Dahms, Eric Royal Lybeck

Keywords: Education, Administration, Organization and Leadership, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Education, Education Policy, Higher Education, Human Rights

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