Social Justice and the University

Globalization, Human Rights and the Future of Democracy

Editors: Shefner, J., Dahms, H., Jones, R., Jalata, A. (Eds.)

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Can universities continue to play a major role in advancing social justice today? This volume illuminates key aspects of social justice as a theoretical project and as a set of practical challenges. Authors address related issues from the perspectives of active practitioners in the context of or from close proximity to universities.

About the authors

Timothy Adkins, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Benjamin Barton, University of Tennessee, USA Felix Bivens, Empyrean Research, USA Robert C. Blitt, University of Tennessee, USA Courtney Cronley, University of Texas, USA Walter Davis, Tennessee Health Care Campaign, USA Elizabeth A. East, University of Tennessee, USA Ben Feldmeyer, University of Cincinnati, USA John Gaventa, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada Benjamin Gregg, University of Texas, USA Michael Handelsman, University of Tennessee, USA Jennifer Lantz, Chattanooga Regional Homeless Coalition, USA Eric Royal Lybeck, University of Cambridge, UK Katie Morris, Pellissippi State Community College, USA John Nolt, University of Tennessee, USA David A. Patterson, University of Tennessee, USA Frances Fox Piven, City University of New York, USA David Reidy, University of Tennessee, USA Barbara Risman, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Maria Stehle, University of Tennessee, USA William V. Taylor, University of Tennessee, USA Jayanni Webster, Knoxville Chapter of Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, USA Stacia West, University of Kansas, USA Erik Olin Wright, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Jones, Robert Emmet (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

  • From Domination to “Buen Vivir” : Latin America and Contested Globalizations

    Handelsman, Michael

    Pages 21-48

  • Researching, Knowing, and Promoting Social Justice for Indigenous Americans

    Jalata, Asafa

    Pages 49-66

  • International Human Rights Law as a Global Foundation for Social Justice: Promise and Challenges

    Blitt, Robert C.

    Pages 67-95

  • The Goal of Gender Transformation in American Universities: Toward Social Justice for Women in the Academy

    Risman, Barbara (et al.)

    Pages 99-113

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Justice and the University
Book Subtitle
Globalization, Human Rights and the Future of Democracy
Editors
  • J. Shefner
  • H. Dahms
  • R. Jones
  • A. Jalata
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28938-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137289384
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28937-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45013-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 356
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