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Williams, Bianca C., Ed.; Squire, Dian D., Ed.; Tuitt, Frank A., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2021
"Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions" provides a multidisciplinary exploration of the contemporary university's entanglement with the history of slavery and settler colonialism in the United States. Inspired by more than a hundred student-led protests during the Movement for Black Lives, contributors examine how campus…
Descriptors: Slavery, Land Settlement, United States History, African American History
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Casey, Zachary A.; McManimon, Shannon K. – SUNY Press, 2021
Antiracist professional development for white teachers often follows a one-size-fits-all model, focusing on narrow notions of race and especially white privilege at the expense of more radical analyses of white supremacy. Frustrated with this model, Zachary A. Casey and Shannon K. McManimon, both white teacher educators, developed a two-year…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, White Teachers, Social Justice, Racial Bias
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Tierney, William G. – SUNY Press, 2021
Democracy and higher education are inextricably linked: universities not only have the ability to be key arbiters of how democracy is advanced, but they also need to reflect democratic values in their practices, objectives, and goals. Framed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ongoing crisis of structural racism, "Higher Education for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Democracy, College Role, Universities
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Cohen, Jason E., Ed.; Raynor, Sharon D., Ed.; Mack, Dwayne A., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2021
The college classroom is inevitably influenced by, and in turn influences, the world around it. In the United States, this means the complex topic of race can come into play in ways that are both explicit and implicit. "Teaching Race in Perilous Times" highlights and confronts the challenges of teaching race in the United States--from…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Race, Racial Bias, Higher Education
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Howard, Robert M.; Roch, Christine H.; Schorpp, Susanne; Gleason, Shane A. – SUNY Press, 2021
"Power, Constraint, and Policy Change" analyzes state court influence on state education finance reform. Beginning in the early 1970s litigants began filing suits in state courts to change state education funding in order to prevent disparities in education resources between wealthy and poor communities. These cases represent a…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Finance Reform, State Courts, State Aid
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Hayward, Fred M. – SUNY Press, 2020
Drawing on over fifty years of on-the-ground experience, Fred M. Hayward's "Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa" analyzes change processes in higher education in eight Asian and African countries. The twelve cases range from the push to upgrade and transform higher education in Afghanistan in the midst of a war, to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, Change Strategies
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Tierney, William G. – SUNY Press, 2020
Higher education always seems to be in crisis. Governments, foundations, professional associations, and the occasional scornful professor all tend to lament one or another problem plaguing America's colleges and universities. The more apocalyptic claims state that the United States is a "nation at risk," that our students' minds have…
Descriptors: College Role, Outcomes of Education, Proprietary Schools, Attendance
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Tierney, William G., Ed.; Kolluri, Suneal, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2020
Relational sociology was conceived by theorists frustrated by what they viewed as an incomplete accounting of social reality. Torn between notions of structural rigidity, on the one hand, and rational choice individualism, on the other, relational sociologists have sought new units of analysis. Social reality, they have argued, is manufactured…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Influences, Sociology, Interpersonal Relationship
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Small, Pamela Felder, Ed.; Barker, Marco J., Ed.; Gasman, Marybeth, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2020
"Sankofa" reexamines doctoral education through the lens of African American and Black experiences. Drawing on the African diasporic legacy of "Sankofa" and the notion that "it is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten," the contributors "go back" to address legacies of exclusion in higher…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Race, Cultural Influences, Racial Factors
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Beauregard, Molly – SUNY Press, 2020
How can we rethink teaching practices to include and engage the whole student? What would student experience look like if we integrated silence and feeling with empirical analysis? "Tuning the Student" Mind is the story of one teacher's attempt to answer these questions by creating an innovative college course that marries the spiritual…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Consciousness Raising, Creativity, Identification (Psychology)
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Levin, John S.; Martin, Marie C.; Damián, Ariadna I. López – SUNY Press, 2020
This book examines tensions and challenges in the professional lives and identities of contemporary academics. Drawing on extensive interviews conducted over seven years with academics in the United States and the United Kingdom, the authors analyze the experiences of four types of academics as they respond and adjust to the demands of…
Descriptors: College Administration, Neoliberalism, College Faculty, Professional Identity
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Beemyn, Genny, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
While more trans students, faculty, and staff have come out on US college campuses today than ever before, many still report enduring harassment and discrimination. Others avoid disclosing their gender identity because they do not feel safe or comfortable at their schools. This groundbreaking book is the first to address their experiences in a…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Social Bias, Teacher Characteristics, Student Characteristics
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Drescher, Nuala McGann; Scheuerman, William E.; Steen, Ivan D. – SUNY Press, 2019
Public education, from pre-K through higher education, and labor unions, particularly those representing public sector workers, are today under attack from those who question the very need to have such basic institutions. "United University Professions" is a history of United University Professions (UUP), which grew from humble…
Descriptors: Unions, Higher Education, School Personnel, College Faculty
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Baca, Isabel, Ed.; Hinojosa, Yndalecio Isaac, Ed.; Murphy, Susan Wolff, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
"Bordered Writers" explores how writing program administrators and faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) are transforming the teaching of writing to be more inclusive and foster Latinx student success. Like its 2007 predecessor, "Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students", this collection contributes to ongoing…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Racial Composition, Culturally Relevant Education
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Evans, Stephanie Y., Ed.; Domingue, Andrea D., Ed.; Mitchell, Tania D., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
"Black Women and Social Justice Education" explores Black women's experiences and expertise in teaching and learning about justice in a range of formal and informal educational settings. Linking historical accounts with groundbreaking contributions by new and rising leaders in the field, it examines, evaluates, establishes, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American Teachers, African American Students, Females
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