Linking Activism: Ecology, Social Justice, and Education for Social Change

Linking Activism: Ecology, Social Justice, and Education for Social Change

by Morgan Gardner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415803939
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/03/2009
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Morgan Gardner is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Envisioning Linking Activism: Agency and Self in the Creation of Ecologically Healthy and Socially Just Communities Part I: Linking Environmental Protection and Social Justice: Issues of Theory and Discourse 2. We Are Not Only In It Together, We Are Also In It Differently: Ecological Burden and Social Location 3. Recounting Complex Stories: Limits and Possibilities of Narrative Frames 4. The Linking Activist as Linking Messenger: Challenges to the Communication of Social
Justice-Ecological Connections Part II: Exploring Forms of Linking Activist Practice 5. Living Democracy through Linking Activism: Fighting for the Rights of Information and Participation in Government Environmental Decisions 6. Linking Activism as a Catalyst for Organizational Change: The Challenge and Promise of Environmental Organizations 7. Constituency-Oriented Linking Activism: Voicing Environmental Concerns from the Realities of Socially Marginalized Constituencies 8. Common Cause Linking Activism: Building Alliances between Environmental and Social Justice Sectors Part III: Linking Activism: Capacities, Approaches and Skills 9. The Journey: Bearing Witness, Questioning, Reflecting Critically and Holistically, and Demythologizing 10. More on the Journey: Translation, Trust Building, Hope, and Emergence 11. The Unending Journey

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