ERIC Number: EJ648663
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Dangerous Discourses: Using Controversial Books To Support Engagement, Diversity, and Democracy.
Lewison, Mitzi; Leland, Christine; Flint, Amy Seely; Moller, Karla J.
New Advocate, v15 n3 p215-26 Sum 2002
Notes that social issues books can enrich the understanding of history and life by giving voice to those who have traditionally been silenced or marginalized. Discusses how these books show how people can begin to take action on important social issues and rarely end with "they lived happily ever after." Presents four accounts of teaching with controversial books. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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