Taking Back the Academy!: History of Activism, History as Activism

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Overview

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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415948104
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction : bench talk 1
1 Teaching student activism 11
2 Debating Tlatelolco : thirty years of public debates about the Mexican student movement of 1968 25
3 Between Berlin and Berkeley, Frankfurt and San Francisco : the student movements of the 1960s in transatlantic perspective 35
4 Unionizing for a more democratic and responsive university 57
5 What is a university? : anti-union campaigns in academia 69
6 Where have all the politics gone? : a graduate student's reflections 85
7 The glass tower : half full or half empty? 93
8 Toxic torts : historians in the courtroom 103
9 The most craven abdication of democratic principles : on the U.S. attack on Iraq 113
10 Forging activist alliances : identity, identification, and position 125
11 Calling all liberals : connecting feminist theory, activism, and history 145
12 Producing for use and teaching the whole student : can pedagogy be a form of activism? 161
13 Teaching across the color line : a warning about identity politics in the classroom 177
14 2.5 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 war 187
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