Youth activism in an era of education inequality / Ben Kirshner.

"This is what democracy looks like: Youth organizers negotiate new school discipline policies to disrupt the school-to-jail track. Latino/a and African American students march to district headquarters to protest high school closure. Young immigration rights activists persuade state legislators...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Kirshner, Benjamin (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:New York ; London : New York University Press, [2015]
Series:Qualitative studies in psychology.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : every generation has its struggle
  • Critique and collective agency in youth development
  • Millennial youth and the fight for opportunity
  • "Not down with the shut down" : student activism against school closure
  • Teaching without teaching
  • Schools as sites of struggle : learning ecologies for critical civic inquiry
  • Conclusion : activism, dignity, and human development.