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Activist Educators Breaking Past Limits

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ISBN-10: 0415956676

ISBN-13: 9780415956673

Edition: 2009

Authors: Catherine Marshall, Amy L. Anderson, Catherine Marshall, Marshalls. Ande, Catherine Marshall

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Taking an active stand in today's conservative educational climate can be a risky business. Given both the expectations of the profession and the challenge of participation in social justice activism, how do educator activists manage the often competing demands of professional and activist commitments? Activist Educators offers a view into the big picture of assertive idealistic professionals' lives by presenting rich qualitative data on the impetus behind educators' activism and the strategies they used to push limits in fighting for a cause. Chapters follow the stories of educator activists as they take on problems in schools, including sexual harassment, sexism, racism, reproductive…    
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List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Catherine Marshallis professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Once a teacher in Rhode Island, her studies include a doctoral degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has published extensively about the politics of education, qualitative methodology, and women's access to careers as well as about the socialization, language, and values in educational leadership. She is the author ofReframing Educational Politics for Social Justice(Allyn & Bacon, 2004) as well as other books and numerous articles on the administrative career. nbsp;…    

Series Editor Introduction
Is it Possible to Be an Activist Educator?
The Fight of Their Lives: African American Activist Educators
Activist Women in Educational Leadership-How Likely?
Approaching Activism in the Bible Belt
Surprising Ways to be an Activist
Is There Choice in Educator Activism?
The Activist Professional
Doing Collaborative Research
Activists Interview Protocol
Educator Activists, Preliminary Themes
Educator Activists, Questions for the Data
References
Contributors
Index