Youth Voices, Public Spaces, and Civic Engagement

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This collection of original research explores ways that educators can create participatory spaces that foster civic engagement, critical thinking, and authentic literacy practices for adolescent youth in urban contexts. Casting youth as vital social actors, contributors shed light on the ways in which urban youth develop a clearer sense of agency within the structural forces of racial segregation and economic development that would otherwise marginalize and silence their voices and begin to see familiar spaces with reimagined possibilities for socially just educational practices.
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About the author

Stuart Greene's expertise is in the areas of rhetorical theory, writing in academic disciplines, and the intersections of race, ethnicity, and educational achievement. He has published numerous articles and reviews, is the lead author of a textbook on written argument, From Inquiry to Academic Argument, and is co-editor of two books, Teaching Academic Literacy and Making Race Visible: The Role of Literacy Research in Cultural Understanding, for which he won the National Council of Teachers of English Richard A. Meade Award for Research in English Education.

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Publisher
Routledge
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Published on
Feb 26, 2016
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Pages
284
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ISBN
9781317360919
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / General
Education / Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Language Arts
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