ERIC Number: ED462044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Student Resistance: A History of the Unruly Subject.
Boren, Mark Edelman
This book is an international history of student activism that chronicles 500 years of conflicts between student activists and the academy. The book makes the case that student rebellion is part of the advancement of knowledge, and as such is a continually occurring and vital social phenomenon. The chapters are: (1) "Riotus Interruptus? Early Defiance and Medieval Violence"; (2) "The Student Body Inflamed"; (3) "The Modernization of Student Power and Rise of the Student Leader"; (4) "Success, Sabers, and Sacrifice"; (5) "Reform and Terrorism in the 1920s and 1930s"; (6) "Student Militancy and Warfare, 1940-1959"; (7) "Student Resistance in the 1960s"; (8) "1968 and 1969: Student Power, Part I"; (9) "1968 and 1969: Student Power, Part II"; (10) "The 1970s: Campus Killings and Student Fury"; (11) "Revolution in a Postmodern World, 1980-1989"; and (12) "Student Unrest on the Eve of a New Millennium." An epilogue is titled "Whither Student Resistance?" (Contains 393 endnotes and 298 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Activism, College Students, Demonstrations (Civil), Educational History, Higher Education, Political Attitudes, Social Action, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 10650 Toebben Dr., Independence, KY 41051 (clothbound: ISBN-0-415-92623-8, $75; paperback: ISBN-0-415-92624-6, $19.95). Tel: :800-634-7064 (Toll Free); e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.routledge-ny.com.
Publication Type: Books; Historical Materials
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