ERIC Number: EJ1112054
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Student Activism, Diversity, and the Struggle for a Just Society
Rhoads, Robert A.
Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, v9 n3 p189-202 Sep 2016
This introductory article provides a historical overview of various student movements and forms of student activism from the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement to the present. Accordingly, the historical trajectory of student activism is framed in terms of 3 broad periods: the sixties, the postsixties, and the contemporary context. The author pays particular attention to student organizing to address racial inequality as well as other forms of diversity. The article serves as an introduction to this special issue and includes a brief summary of the remainder of the issue's content.
Descriptors: Activism, Student Participation, United States History, Civil Rights, Racial Discrimination, Student Diversity, Social Justice, Equal Education, Educational History, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Colleges, College Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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