Raza Studies: The Public Option for Educational Revolution

Raza Studies: The Public Option for Educational Revolution

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ISBN-13: 9780816530793
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 02/27/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Julio Cammarota is associate professor of Mexican American and Raza studies at the University of Arizona. He is the author of Sueños Americanos: Barrio Youth Negotiating Social and Cultural Identities.
Augustine Romero is the director of the Department of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Instruction in Tucson Unified School District. He is also the co-founder of the Social Justice Education Project.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Foreword: Committing to Struggle in Troubling Times David Stovall ix

Preface: Revolutionary Education in Tucson Augustine Romero xiii

Introduction: Paulo Freire in Raza Studies Julio Cammarota Augustine Romero 3

1 Critically Compassionate Intellectualism: The Pedagogy of Barriorganic Intellectualism Augustine Romero 14

2 Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: The Impact of Mexican American Studies Classes Nolan L. Cabrera 40

3 The Battle for Educational Sovereignty and the Right to Save the Lives of Our Children Augustine Romero 52

4 Self-inflicted Reductio ad Absurdum: Pedagogies and Policies of the Absurd in the State of Arizona Mary Carol Combs 63

5 "When You Know Yourself You're More Confident": Resilience and Stress of Undergraduate Students in the Face of Anti-Ethnic Studies Bills Andrea J. Romero Anna Ochoa O'leary 91

6 The Social Justice Education Project-Youth Participatory Action Research in Schools Julio Cammarota 107

7 Encuentros with Families and Students: Cultivating Funds of Knowledge through Dialogue Julio Cammarota Augustine Romero 122

8 Researching the Institute for Transformative Education: Critical Multicultural Education in an Embattled State Lara Dos Passos Coggin 135

9 Deconstructing the Doublethink Aimed at Dismantling Ethnic Studies in Tucson Jeff Duncan-Andrade 159

10 Expanding on Freire: Enriching Critical Pedagogy with Indigenous Theory toward a Pedagogy of Humanization Chiara Cannella 171

Contributors 193

Index 197

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