Teaching Race and Anti-racism in Contemporary America PDF ePub eBook

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Teaching Race and Anti-racism in Contemporary America free pdf This book presents thoughtful reflections and in-depth, critical analyses of the new challenges and opportunities instructors face in teaching race during what has been called the "post-racial era". It examines the racial dimensions of the current political, economic, and cultural climate. The book features renowned scholars and experienced teachers from a range of disciplines and offers successful strategies for teaching important concepts through case studies and active learning exercises. It provides innovative strategies, novel lesson plans and classroom activities for college and university professors who seek effective methods and materials for teaching about race and racism to today's students. A valuable handbook for educators, this book should be required reading for all graduate students and college instructors.

About Kristin Haltinner

Kristin Haltinner is a graduate student and instructor at the University of Minnesota where she teaches courses on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and social justice. She also works as an adjunct instructor at Century College and St. Catherine University, teaching courses on contemporary social problems. Her work centers on social justice including the ways in which race, gender, sexuality and class inform and shape (or are shaped by) social movements. She has several projects under review at Sociological journals or in development including "Dissention on the Right: Gender in the Minuteman Civil Defence Corps" and "Rehab's Dysfunctional Family: Challenges of Race in Drug Rehabilitation Centers" (with Dr. Teresa Gowan). Her dissertation is on the construction of race, gender, class and sexuality in right wing social movements and is expected to be completed by December 2012. She also has a published book chapter entitled Vigilante Groups in Battleground: Immigration. Edited by Judith Warner. (Greenwood Press. 2010). Kristin also is involved with various community groups including the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Solidarity in Health, and Scholars for Academic Justice.

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Author : Kristin Haltinner
Publisher : Springer
Data Published : 16 October 2013
ISBN : 9400771002
EAN : 9789400771000
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 462 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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