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Racial Equity on College Campuses
Racial Equity on College Campuses (February 2022)
Connecting Research and Practice
Royel M. Johnson - Editor
Uju Anya - Editor
Liliana M. Garces - Editor

Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.

The current socio-political moment—rife with racial tensions and overt bigotry—has exacerbated longstanding racial inequities in higher education. While educational scholars have developed conceptual tools and offered data-informed recom...(Read More)
 
 
Black Campus Life
Black Campus Life (December 2021)
The Worlds Black Students Make at a Historically White Institution
Antar A. Tichavakunda - Author

Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.

An in-depth ethnography of Black engineering students at a historically White institution, Black Campus Life examines the intersection of two crises, up close: the limited number of college graduates in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, and the state of ...(Read More)
 
 
Stakes Is High
Stakes Is High (December 2021)
Trials, Lessons, and Triumphs in Young Black Men's Educational Journeys
Derrick R. Brooms - Author

A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.

Drawing on interviews that span over seven years, Derrick R. Brooms provides detailed accounts of a select group of Black young men's pathways from secondary school through college. As opposed to the same old stories about young Black men, Brooms offers new narratives that speak ...(Read More)
 
 
Crisis Narratives, Institutional Change, and the Transformation of the Japanese State
Crisis Narratives, Institutional Change, and the Transformation of the Japanese State (November 2021)
Sebastian Maslow - Editor
Christian Wirth - Editor

Looking at Japan, traces crisis narratives across three decades and ten policy fields, with the aim of disentangling discursively manufactured crises from actual policy failures.

Mired in national crises since the early 1990s, Japan has had to respond to a rapid population decline; the Asian and global financial crises; the 2011 triple disaster of earthquake, tsunami, and the Fukus...(Read More)
 
 
Leo Strauss on Democracy, Technology, and Liberal Education
Leo Strauss on Democracy, Technology, and Liberal Education (November 2021)
Timothy W. Burns - Author

The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.

Liberal democracy is today under unprecedented attack from both the left and the right. Offering a fresh and penetrating examination of how Leo Strauss understood the emergence of liberal democracy and what is necessary to sustain and elevate it, ...(Read More)
 
 
Black Lives Matter in US Schools
Black Lives Matter in US Schools (July 2021)
Race, Education, and Resistance
Boni Wozolek - Editor

 
 
Higher Education for Democracy
Higher Education for Democracy (July 2021)
The Role of the University in Civil Society
William G. Tierney - Author

Uses a cross-national comparison of Los Angeles, New Delhi, and Hong Kong to develop strategies universities should employ to strengthen democracy and resist fascism.

Democracy and higher education are inextricably linked: universities not only have the ability to be key arbiters of how democracy is advanced, but they also need to reflect democratic values in their practices, objec...(Read More)
 
 
The Other American Dilemma
The Other American Dilemma (July 2021)
Schools, Mexicans, and the Nature of Jim Crow, 1912–1953
Rubén Donato - Author
Jarrod Hanson - Author

Examines how Mexican Americans experienced “unofficial” Jim Crow inside and outside the American education system, and how they used the courts, Mexican Consul, and other resources to challenge that discrimination.

In The Other American Dilemma, Rubén Donato and Jarrod Hanson examine the experiences of Mexican immigrants, Mexican Americans, and Hispanos/as in their schools a...(Read More)
 
 
The Rorty-Habermas Debate
The Rorty-Habermas Debate (May 2021)
Toward Freedom as Responsibility
Marcin Kilanowski - Author

Argues that out of the confrontation between Rorty and Habermas, we might be able to find a new way to think about the kind of politics we need today.

The Rorty-Habermas debate has been written on widely, but a full treatment of its importance had to wait until now. We have some historical distance from this exchange, which extended over three decades, and which touches upon the ce...(Read More)
 
 
Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions
Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions (March 2021)
Power, Diversity, and the Emancipatory Struggle in Higher Education
Bianca C. Williams - Editor
Dian D. Squire - Editor
Frank A. Tuitt - Editor

Argues that plantation life, its racialized inequities, and the ongoing struggle against them are embedded in not only the physical structures but also the everyday workings of higher education.

Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions provides a multidisciplinary exploration of the contemporary university’s entanglement with the history of slavery and settler colonialism i...(Read More)
 
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