Educating for Action: Strategies to Ignite Social Justice

The pursuit of freedom and justice is a timeless one, but new activists may not know where to begin, while experienced ones often become jaded or fatigued The task of constructing a new society, free from oppression and inequality, can be overwhelming Tools for facilitating motivation, engagement, and communication can mean the difference between failure and successThe pursuit of freedom and justice is a timeless one, but new activists may not know where to begin, while experienced ones often become jaded or fatigued The task of constructing a new society, free from oppression and inequality, can be overwhelming Tools for facilitating motivation, engagement, and communication can mean the difference between failure and success for activists and social movements.Educating for Action collects the voices of activists whose combined experience in confronting injustice has generated a wealth of key insights for creating social change This practical guide explores such topics as Community activism and direct democracyConflict negotiation, communication, and rhetoricLaw, the educational system, and lifestyle activismSocial media skills, conference planning, and online organizingWritten in an inspirational tone, Educating for Action consciously straddles the line between street activism and classroom instruction Bridging the gap between these two worlds makes for an engaging and instructive manual for social justice, helping students, teachers, and larger activist communities turn their idealism into action.Jason Del Gandio is a scholar activist and assistant professor of rhetoric and public advocacy at Temple University He is the author of Rhetoric for Radicals A Handbook for 21st Century Activists.Anthony J Nocella II is a scholar activist and senior fellow of the Dispute Resolution Institute at the Hamline Law School He is a long time anti racism, youth justice, prison abolition, hip hop, animal, disability, and Earth liberation activist and has published over fifty scholarly articles and book chapters and sixteen books.
Educating for Action Strategies to Ignite Social Justice The pursuit of freedom and justice is a timeless one but new activists may not know where to begin while experienced ones often become jaded or fatigued The task of constructing a new society free

  • Title: Educating for Action: Strategies to Ignite Social Justice
  • Author: Jason Del Gandio Anthony J. Nocella II
  • ISBN: 9780865717763
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Paperback
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