Chapter 11: Social Justice Education through Activism and Advocacy: A Case Study
Peace Studies Between Tradition and Innovation
Randall Amster, Laura Finley, Edmund Pries, and Richard McCutcheon
The field of peace and conflict studies is rich in secular and faith traditions. At the same time, as a relatively new and interdisciplinary field, it is ripe with innovation. This volume, the first in the series Peace Studies: Edges and Innovations, edited by Michael Minch and Laura Finley of the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA), is edited by top Canadian and US scholars in the field and captures both those traditions and innovations, focusing on enduring questions, organizing and activism, peace pedagogy, and practical applications.
From the historical focus on disarmament, ending warfare and reducing militarism to the civil rights, women’s rights, and environmental movements, peace activists and pedagogues have long been important agents of social change. Authored by US and Canadian academics, educators, and activists, the chapters in this book demonstrate, how scholars and practitioners in the field are using the important knowledge, skills and values of their foremothers and forefathers to address new issues, integrate new technologies, and make new partners in their efforts to create a more just and humane world.
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Arts and Humanities | Education | Social Justice
Concannon, Kelly A. and Laura L. Finley. (2015). Chapter 11: Social Justice Education through Activism and Advocacy: A Case Study. In Randall Amster, Laura Finley, Edmund Pries, and Richard McCutcheon (Eds.), Peace Studies Between Tradition and Innovation (175-195).