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C. Wright Mills Would Have Loved Occupy Wall Street

C. Wright Mills, the radical Columbia University sociologist who died 50 years ago at age 45, would have loved Occupy Wall Street. In the 1950s, when most college professors were cautious about their political views and lifestyles, Mills rode a … Continue reading

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Handbook of Social Justice in Education

The Handbook of Social Justice in Education, a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the field, addresses, from multiple perspectives, education theory, research, and practice in historical and ideological context, with an emphasis on social movements for justice. Each of the … Continue reading

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Education-as-Commodity vs. Education-as-Social Justice: a brief Freirean analysis of the Academy Today

Part I –   Part II –   Part III –   Part IV I love academic work: I love studying, learning, reading, researching, growing in my understanding of the world and – on good days – stoking the fire of enthusiasm for … Continue reading

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