Taking Back the Academy!: History of Activism, History as Activism / Edition 1

Taking Back the Academy!: History of Activism, History as Activism / Edition 1

by Jim Downs
     
 

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415948111
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction : bench talk1
1Teaching student activism11
2Debating Tlatelolco : thirty years of public debates about the Mexican student movement of 196825
3Between Berlin and Berkeley, Frankfurt and San Francisco : the student movements of the 1960s in transatlantic perspective35
4Unionizing for a more democratic and responsive university57
5What is a university? : anti-union campaigns in academia69
6Where have all the politics gone? : a graduate student's reflections85
7The glass tower : half full or half empty?93
8Toxic torts : historians in the courtroom103
9The most craven abdication of democratic principles : on the U.S. attack on Iraq113
10Forging activist alliances : identity, identification, and position125
11Calling all liberals : connecting feminist theory, activism, and history145
12Producing for use and teaching the whole student : can pedagogy be a form of activism?161
13Teaching across the color line : a warning about identity politics in the classroom177
142.5 cheers for bridging the gap between activism and the academy; or, stay and fight : to which is added an account of radical scholar-activists in the wake of the Iraq war187

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