9780415894241

Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education: Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars and Practitioners

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415894241

  • ISBN 10:

    0415894247

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 08/01/2018
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Educationbrings together firsthand narratives and current literature to examine social justice in colleges and universities. Drawing on her own experiences moving from farm laborer to 30-year veteran of academia, the author engages and challenges higher education masters and PhD students to examine the role of social justice in their lives and future careers. Through the achievements and continued persistence of other students, faculty, and administrators who successfully address social justice issues in practice, readers learn how to promote social justice in their own universities, communities, and society. Each chapter provides: background on a social justice topic and an overview of related issues and strategies insights from related literature first-hand experiences and narratives reflective exercises that urge students to take responsibility for their own biases This textbook gives future educators, policy makers, and decision makers the tools to become professionals who believe in the creation of a caring, collaborative, and just educational environment that promotes the lifelong growth of all learners.

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