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ERIC Number: ED531327
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 186
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4331-1437-3
Teaching College Students Communication Strategies for Effective Social Justice Advocacy. Black Studies and Critical Thinking. Volume 23
Nash, Robert J., Ed.; Johnson, Richard Greggory, III, Ed.; Murray, Michele C., Ed.
Peter Lang New York
The book deals concretely with the most effective ways for educators to be social justice advocates, with questions about what it means to be a social justice advocate, and with the best communication strategies to advocate for a particular social justice view that might start and sustain an open dialogue. The book presents a number of practical approaches to dialoguing about social justice in formal educational settings. It is well suited for college students, graduate students, faculty and higher education administrators, politicians, and anyone interested in having a civil discourse addressing social justice. Contents: (1) Preface: A Real-World Advocacy Dilemma (Robert J. Nash); (2) Laying the Groundwork for Becoming Effective Social Justice Advocates (Robert J. Nash); (3) An Overview of Five Types of Advocacy (Robert J. Nash); (4) Social Justice Radvocacy: The Pros and Cons (Richard Greggory Johnson, III); (5) Social Justice Madvocacy: The Pros and Cons (Richard Greggory Johnson III); (6) Social Justice Sadvocacy: The Pros and Cons (Michele C. Murray); (7) Social Justice Fadvocacy: The Pros and Cons (Michele C. Murray); (8) Social Justice Gladvocacy: The Pros and Cons (Robert J. Nash); (9) Our Uncensored Personal Reflections on the Five Advocacy Styles (Robert J. Nash, Richard Greggory Johnson III and Michele C. Murray); and (10) Firsthand Reports from the Field: Social Justice Advocates Weigh In with Personal Observations (Robert J. Nash).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Students; Teachers; Administrators; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A