BOOKS FOR TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND POLICYMAKERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Service Learning in the Disciplines Series Read Description

Practice Of Change

Concepts and Models for Service Learning in Women's Studies

Paperback
January 2000
9781563770234
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  • Publisher
    Stylus Publishing
  • Published
    1st January 2000
  • ISBN 9781563770234
  • Language English
  • Pages 230 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$35.00

This volume, seventh in the Service-Learning in the Disciplines Series, explores the important lessons women’s history and women’s studies hold for the broader service-learning community and the critical opportunity for women’s studies to reconnect with its activist past. The book includes essays with real examples of service-learning projects in women’s studies and lists an extensive bibliography of service-learning and women’s studies sources.

PART ONE: THEORY AND HISTORY: On Critical Thinking and Connected Knowing—Blythe McVicker Clinchy; Educating the Artist: A Political Statement—S.A. Bachman, with D. Attyah; A Feminist Challenge to Community Service: A Call to Politicize Service-Learning—Tobi Walker; The History of Women and Service in the United States: A Rich and Complex Heritage—Helen Damon-Moore; Service-Learning and Women's Studies: A Community College Perspective—Karen Bojar; PART TWO: EDUCATING FOR ACTION: The “Different Voice” of Service—Catherine Ludlum Foos; Learning Across Boundaries: Women' Studies, Praxis, and Community Service—Mary Trigg and Barbara J. Balliet; Women's Studies and Community-Based Service-Learning: A Natural Affinity—Patricia A. Washington; Educated in Agency: Student Reflections on the Feminist Service-Learning Classroom—Melissa Kesler Gilbert; The Urban Educational Initiative: Supporting Educational Partnerships With Young, Urban Girls—Kimberly Farah and Kerrissa Heffernan; PART THREE: NARRATING THE JOURNEY: Women, AIDS, and Social Justice: An Autobiography of Activism and Academia—Sally Zierler; TCBY in Limón, Costa Rica: Women's Studies and the (Re)construction of Identity in International Service-Learning—Debra J. Liebowitz; “Civic Character” Engaged: Adult Learners and Service-Learning—Eve Allegra Raimon and Jan L. Hitchcock; Resolving a Conundrum: Incorporating Service-Learning Into a Women and the Law Course—Mary Pat Treuthart; BIBLIOGRAPHY.

Barbara J. Balliet

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Kerrissa Heffernan

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