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ERIC Number: EJ1050809
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1946
Toward Radicalizing Community Service Learning
Sheffield, Eric C.
Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, v51 n1 p45-56 2015
This article advocates a radicalized theoretical construction of community service learning. To accomplish this radicalization, I initially take up a discussion of traditional understandings of CSL rooted in pragmatic/progressive thought. I then suggest that this traditional structural foundation can be radicalized by incorporating Deborah Britzman's (1998) "difficult knowledge" and Cornell West's (1989) historic catastrophe into that traditional structure. In conclusion, I discuss the implications that such a radicalized understanding of CSL entails.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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