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Teaching communication activism : communication education for social justice /

"Education remains the best hope for addressing the significant social injustices that dominate society. Few educators, however, focus on social justice directly, and even when they do, typically, they make students aware of injustice but they do not teach students how to do something about it....

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Other Authors: Frey, Lawrence R., (Editor), Palmer, David L., (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New York, New York : Hampton Press, Inc., [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Teaching communication activism /
  • Lawrence R. Frey and David L. Palmer
  • Communication education as vocational training and the marginalization of activist pedagogies /
  • David L. Palmer
  • Communication activism pedagogy : theoretical frameworks, central concepts, and challenges /
  • Jennifer S. Simpson
  • The ethics of teaching communication activism /
  • Spoma Jovanovic
  • Service-learning in the service of social justice : situating communication activism pedagogy within a typology of service-learning approaches /
  • Lori L. Britt
  • From community service to democratic education : making (class)room for communication activism /
  • Billie Murray and Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz
  • Feminist communication activism pedagogy
  • "Gender and violence : dominance, resistance, and the cultural production of meaning" /
  • Suzanne Enck
  • Performing advocacy : staging marginalized voices /
  • Joanne Gilbert
  • Ground-truthing a timber sale : teaching environmental communication activism in the Mt. Hood National Forest /
  • Christopher Carey
  • International health communication activism : a service-learning pedagogy to promote global responsibility /
  • Joy L. Hart and Kandi L. Walker
  • Service-learning, intercultural communication, and video production praxis : developing a sustainable program of community activism with/in a Latino/a migrant community /
  • Rebecca M. Kennerly with Tyson Davis
  • Protecting students' human rights : social justice activism service-learning to prevent bullying in schools /
  • E. Sam Cox and Wendy L. Geiger
  • Speaking for a change : using speaking centers to amplify marginalized voices in building sustained community movements for social justice /
  • Kimberly M. Cuny, Marnie Thompson, and Hemalatha P. Naidu
  • Alternative high school students and digital storytelling : a collaborative university-high school social justice project /
  • Catherine R. Squires and Paul W. Creager
  • Acting for social justice : students, prisoners, and theatre of testimony performance /
  • Claire E. Deal
  • Theatre for energy justice /
  • Beth Osnes and Jason Bisping.