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  • Developing Social Justice Alliesby Robert D. Reason; Ellen M. Broido; Tracy Davis; Nancy J. Evans

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    Editors' Notes (Robert D. Reason, Ellen M. Broido, Tracy L. Davis, Nancy J. Evans). 1. Antecedents, Precursors, and Concurrent Concepts in the Development of Social Justice Attitudes and Actions (Robert D. Reason, Tracy L. Davis) This chapter introduces and defines the major concepts of social justice attitudes and actions and explores a... more...

  • Youth Civic Development: Work at the Cutting Edgeby Constance A. Flanagan; Brian D. Christens

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    1. Youth Civic Development: Historical Context and Emerging Issues 1 Constance A. Flanagan, Brian D. Christens The authors provide a brief history of youth civic development as an area of study and, through a summary of the contributions of the chapters in this volume, discuss emerging issues. 2. The Developmental Roots of Social Responsibility... more...

  • Learning through Servingby Christine M. Cress; Peter J. Collier; Vicki L. Reitenauer

    Stylus Publishing 2005; US$ 15.99

    • A student-friendly, self-directed guide to service- learning • Develops the skills needed to succeed • Clearly links service-learning to the learning goals of the course • Combines self-study and peer-study workbook formats with activities that can be incorporated in class, to give teachers maximum flexibility in structuring their... more...

  • International Service Learningby Robert G. Bringle; Julie A. Hatcher; Steven G. Jones

    Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 31.99

    International Service Learning (ISL) borrows from the domains of service learning, study abroad, and international education to create a new pedagogy that adds new and unique value from this combination. It is a high-impact pedagogy with the potential to improve students’ academic attainment, contribute to their personal growth, and develop global... more...

  • Democratic Dilemmas of Teaching Service-Learningby Christine M. Cress; David M. Donahue

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 21.99

    Recognizing that teaching, in general, and service- learning, in particular, are inherently political, this book faces up to the resulting predicaments that inevitably arise in the classroom. By framing them as a vital and productive part of the process of teaching and learning for political engagement, this book offers the reader new ways to think... more...

  • Social Responsibility and Sustainabilityby Tracy McDonald

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 23.99

    This concluding volume in the series presents the work of faculty who have been moved to make sustainability the focus of their work, and to use service learning as one method of teaching sustainability to their students. The opening section of this book offers models for opening students to the awareness of the ecological aspects of sustainability,... more...

  • The Community Engagement and Service Mission of Universitiesby Patricia Inman; Hans G. Schuetze

    NIACE 2010; US$ 28.95

    The untapped energy of universities and other institutions of higher education to address regional issues seems endless. Issues less defined by political boundaries and increasingly defined by place call for a new type of engagement. This book discusses the challenges of engagement, but also the possibilities. more...

  • The Social Context of the School (RLE Edu L)by John Eggleston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In their appearance, schools often seem to be physically separated from their surroundings, cut off from the neighbouring houses and streets by high walls, by playgrounds or playing fields. Within the school, another world seems to exist, with a life of its own ? its own routine, dress, rules and customs ? which appears to have little relationship... more...

  • The Last Dropoutby Bill Milliken

    Hay House 2007; US$ 1.99

    Did you know that we’re battling an epidemic* . . . ? Almost one-third of all high-school students fail to graduate with their class; among minorities, the dropout rate is almost 50 percent. Dropouts are more likely than their peers to be unemployed, live in poverty, have poor health, depend upon social services, and go to jail. The combined loss... more...

  • Adult Civic Engagement in Adult Learningby Muñ; Linda oz; Heide Spruck Wrigley

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00

    Take an in-depth look at adult learning and education for citizenship and civic engagement. This issue presents the foundational connections between the adult education and civic engagement movements. It’s filled with studies on adult learning for participatory or deliberate democratic change and engagement at the local grassroots level. Contributors... more...