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Title Bringing human rights education to US classrooms : exemplary models from elementary grades to university / edited by Susan Roberta Katz and Andrea McEvoy Spero
Imprint New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
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 RCHSS Library  JC571 B693 2015    DUE 09-06-21    30560400648256
Edition First edition
Descript xix, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"Bringing Human Rights Education to US Classrooms presents ten research-based human rights projects powerfully implemented in a range of U.S. classrooms, from elementary school through community college and university. In these classrooms, the students--primarily young people of color who have experienced or witnessed human rights abuses such as discrimination and poverty--are exposed for the first time to thinking about their own lives and the world through an empowering human rights lens. Unique in integrating theory and classroom practice, and in addressing human rights issues with special relevance for communities of color in the US, Katz and Spero provide indispensable guidance for those studying and teaching human rights"-- Provided by publisher
"Bringing Human Rights Education to US Classrooms presents twelve research-based human rights projects powerfully implemented in a range of U.S. classrooms, from elementary school through community college and university. The students, composed are primarily of young people of color, who have experienced or witnessed human rights abuses, such as discrimination and poverty, are exposed for the first time to thinking about their own lives and the world through an empowering human rights lens"-- Provided by publisher
Machine generated contents note: -- Foreword; Olga TalamantePART I: OVERVIEW OF HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION -- 1. Building a Human Rights Education Movement in the United States / Felisa Tibbitts -- 2. The Challenges and Triumphs of Teaching for Human Rights in U.S. Schools / Susan Roberta Katz and Andrea McEvoy Spero -- PART II: PEDAGOGICAL TOOLS -- 3. Each One, Teach One: The History and Legacy of the Black Panther Party for an Elementary School Audience / Jessie Blundell -- 4. The Right to an Adequate Standard of Living: Human Rights Education in the Elementary Classroom / Erin Brennan -- 5. Bringing to Life Human Rights Education in the Science Classroom / Annie S. Adamian -- 6. Challenging Islamophobia in the Middle School Classroom: Using Critical Media Literacy to Teach Human Rights / Kelly Delaney -- 7. Tout Moun Se Moun "Every Person Is a Human Being": Understanding the Struggle for Human Rights in Haiti / Victoria Isabel Duran -- 8. Know Your Rights: Understanding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights / Jacqueline Fix and Puja Kumar Clifford -- 9. Teaching The Crucible through Human Rights / Barbara J. Arduini -- 10. Reframing a Community College Social Problems Class through a Human Rights Perspective / Lindsay Padilla -- 11. Teaching and Learning Asian American Leadership: A Human Rights Framework / Melissa Canlas -- 12. Female Genital Mutilation: A Pedagogical Tool To Explore Global Violence Against Women / Onllwyn Cavan Dixon -- Afterword: Will Human Rights Be Decolonizing? / K. Wayne Yang
Subject Human rights -- Study and teaching -- United States
Education, Humanistic -- United States
EDUCATION / Curricula. bisacsh
EDUCATION / Multicultural Education. bisacsh
EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects. bisacsh
EDUCATION / Comparative. bisacsh
Alt Author Katz, Susan Roberta, editor of compilation
Spero, Andrea McEvoy, editor of compilation
Alt Title Bringing human rights education to United States classrooms
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