Gettin' My Word Out: Voices of Urban Youth Activists

Gettin' My Word Out: Voices of Urban Youth Activists

by Leonisa Ardizzone



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791471791
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 08/16/2007
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

With years of experience as a teacher and teacher educator, Leonisa Ardizzone is Executive Director of the Salvadori Center in New York City.

Table of Contents

Preface: What Is Peace Education?

1. Defining Violence—Defining Peace

2. Sites of Youth Activism: Operating on the Periphery

3. Why Youth Become Activists: Critical Experience and Finding Voice

4. Motivations to Activism: Desire to Broaden One’s Horizons and Practice Social Responsibility

5. Refuting Conceptions of Youth Violence

6. Youth Activism Transforms Activists

7. Finding Voice through the Arts

8. Transforming Education

Appendix I: Sample Selection and Demographics
Appendix II


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