Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality

Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality

Qualitative Studies in Psychology

by Ben Kirshner

Published by: NYU Press

240 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781479898053
  • Published: June 2015

$27.00

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  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781479861316
  • Published: June 2015

$89.00

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Contents 

Acknowledgments ix 

Introduction 1 

Part I. How Activism Contributes to Human Development and Democratic Renewal 

1. Critique and Collective Agency in Youth Development 23 

2. Millennial Youth and the Fight for Opportunity 53 

3. “Not Down with the Shut Down”: Student Activism against School Closure 83 

Part II. learning ecologies of youth activism 

4. Teaching without Teaching 107 

5. Schools as Sites of Struggle: Critical Civic Inquiry 134 

Conclusion: Activism, Dignity, and Human Development 163 

Methodological Appendix 185 

Notes 201 

Bibliography 213 

Index 233 

About the Author 237 

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