We must say no to the status quo : educators as allies in the battle for social justice /
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We must say no to the status quo : educators as allies in the battle for social justice /

"In this book you will gain a better understanding the depth and breadth of injustice so you can pierce the fog of privilege and embrace ally-hood. It will help fill the gap between your desire to eliminate injustice and attitudes and skills required to be effective. It helps leverage your natu...

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Main Author: McDermott, Veronica (Veronica Ann) (Author)
Corporate Author: Sage Knowledge
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin, a SAGE Publishing Company, [2017]
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Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • List of activities and figures
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the author
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: emerging from the fog of privilege
  • What is white privilege?
  • Developing social justice literacy
  • Privilege, power, politics, and schooling
  • Dealing with avoidance, guilt, feelings of inadequacy, and misunderstanding
  • Acknowledging the social and psychological toll of continued injustice
  • You can't "unsee" what you have seen
  • Part 2: exposing the flaws in the dominant narrative
  • Embracing dissonance
  • Tactics of deception and flawed theories
  • Troubling the dominant narrative
  • Silence is not an option
  • Change the culture? change the conversation
  • Part 3: embracing "allyhood"
  • The importance of allies
  • False starts, missteps, and minefields
  • Reflection, resources, resilience, and position
  • The many faces of activism