Is Everyone Really Equal? 2nd Edition

Teachers College PressSKU: 9780807758618

Author:
Robin DiAngelo, Ozlem Sensory
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
259
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Copyright Data:
2017

Price:
Sale price$55.95

Description

Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education is a practical handbook will introduce readers to social justice education, providing tools for developing “critical social justice literacy” and for taking action towards a more just society. Accessible to students from high school through graduate school, this book offers a collection of detailed and engaging explanations of key concepts in social justice education, including critical thinking, socialization, group identity, prejudice, discrimination, oppression, power, privilege, and White supremacy. Based on extensive experience in a range of settings in the United States and Canada, the authors address the most common stumbling blocks to understanding social justice. They provide recognizable examples, scenarios, and vignettes illustrating these concepts. This unique resource has many user-friendly features, including “definition boxes” for key terms, “stop boxes” to remind readers of previously explained ideas, “perspective check boxes” to draw attention to alternative standpoints, a glossary, and a chapter responding to the most common rebuttals encountered when leading discussions on concepts in critical social justice. There are discussion questions and extension activities at the end of each chapter, and an appendix designed to lend pedagogical support to those newer to teaching social justice education. Includes chapters about sexism, gender orientation, racism, prejudice and discrimination, oppression and power, and socialization.

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