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The Pedagogy of Empowerment: Community Schools as a Social Movement in Egypt

Malak Zaalouk

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160264
eISBN:
9781617970252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This new study weaves anthropological detail with hard facts and analysis as it takes the reader to visit the community schools of Upper Egypt. It offers a historical understanding of the initiative ... More


Community Law Clinics: Teaching Students, Working with Disadvantaged Communities

ANNA CODY AND BARBARA SCHATZ

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes two different community law clinics and their approaches to clinical legal education, one in the United States and one in Australia. Though only two models of many, they ... More


Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Dana Burde

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Foreign-backed funding for education does not always stabilize a country and enhance its state-building efforts. This book shows how aid to education in Afghanistan bolstered conflict both ... More


Community Environmental Education

Marianne E. Krasny, Mutizwa Mukute, Olivia M. Aguilar, Mapula Priscilla Masilela, and Lausanne Olvitt

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the positive impact of community environmental education programs on both communities and the environment. Community environmental education uses environmental learning and ... More


From Community Education to Neighborhood Schools

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In response to a series of polarizing labor organizing drives sponsored by the United Auto Workers union in the 1930s, which culminated in the Flint sit-down strike of 1936-1937, local industrialist ... More


Constructing a Community-Based Bill of Rights

GEORGE WILLIAMS

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the ways in which a bill of rights could be designed to deepen existing respect for human rights within political institutions and the community. It explains that the role of ... More


Radical childhoods and the struggle over education

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter compares and contrasts across the Socialist Sunday School (SSS) and Black Saturday School (BSS) movements by developing three analytic themes. These themes offer a productive pathway for ... More


Introduction: the theoretical context of the YEPP approach

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

in Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

YEPP is based on the historical movements of community development and community education. Both of these approaches are participatory and aim to empower the capacity of citizens to influence ... More


The Battle over School Desegregation

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the late 1960s, activists in Flint had formally challenged the racial exclusions embedded within community education. However, civil rights groups articulated a critique of de facto segregation ... More


Sustaining quality of life

Bill Jordan

in Why the Third Way failed: Economics, morality and the origins of the 'Big Society'

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426567
eISBN:
9781447304296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426567.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter argues that the Third Way's policy goals can be reconciled if a radical new approach is applied to the organisation of services, both commercial and public. Services now supply around 70 ... More


Constitutional Governance

Paul T. Hill and Ashley E. Jochim

in A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226200545
eISBN:
9780226200712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226200712.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 3 develops the idea of constitutionally-limited local governance of K-12 public education. It describes an alternative to the current school board, the Community Education Council. The ... More


Social capital transitions of ‘Get Ready For Work’ trainees

Janine Muldoon and Ralph Catts

in Social Capital, Children and Young People: Implications for practice, policy and research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429285
eISBN:
9781447307570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429285.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter comprises a case study of 6 young people in Glasgow who enrolled on a course to help them move into employment, further education or training. They had very few peer or adult connections ... More


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