Critical Literacy and Youth Organizing
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- New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2015. IX, 135 pp.
- About the author
- About the book
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- Table of Contents
- Chapter 1. Drop Knowledge Project in New York City
- Research at the Intersection of Literacy and Activism
- Genealogical Roots of the Drop Knowledge Project
- Becoming Critically Literate
- Youth Activist Organizing
- Asking Research Questions
- Poststructuralist Articulation
- Scope of the Book
- Chapter 2. Step One: Mobilizing to Disrupt the Commonplace
- Mapping Rhizomatic Research Lines
- Vaga De Franx: Mobilizing to Disrupt the Commonplace
- Gentle Meadows: Quietly Disrupting the Peace
- Green Strawberries: In/Against a Digital Occupation
- People’s Republic of Mars: Standing for Human Rights
- Awesome Woman: Questioning the Status Quo
- Chapter 3. Historicizing the Future of Critical Literacy
- Defining Critical Literacy to Become Critically Literate
- Tracing the Study of Critical Literacy Theory
- Contemporary Practices of Critical Literacy
- Limitations to Critical Literacy Projects in Schools
- Actionable Elements of Critical Literacy Praxis
- Chapter 4. Step Two: Interrogating Complex Perspectives
- Mapping Multiplicities
- Vaga De Franx: Considering Multiple Viewpoints
- Gentle Meadows: Perspectives on Activist Work
- Green Strawberries: International Perspectives
- People’s Republic of Mars: Perspectives on Media, History, and Peace
- Awesome Woman: Speaking Exponentially
- Chapter 5. Organizing a Space for Justice
- Tracing Definitions of Activism and Organizing
- Describing Divergent Histories of Youth Organizing
- Positive Practices of Organizing
- Contextualizing Urban Youth Organizing
- Conducting Activist Research with Urban Youth
- Argument Around Literacy in Organizing
- Chapter 6. Step Three: Identifying Sociopolitical Issues
- Vaga De Franx: Focusing on the Sociopolitical
- Gentle Meadows: Reading the Sociopolitical
- Green Strawberries: Roots of the Personal in the Political
- People’s Republic of Mars: Challenging Power Relations
- Awesome Woman: The F Word
- Chapter 7. Designing Ethical Research
- Theoretical Framing of the Study Design
- Conducting Ethical-Political Research
- Polyvocal Subjectivity and Role as Researcher
- Research Setting and Participants
- Data Collection
- Description of Data Analysis
- Process of Data Analysis
- Limitations to the DKPNYC Study
- Transgressive Validity
- Chapter 8. Step Four: Taking Social Justice Action
- Activist Action in Organizing
- Vaga De Franx: Taking Action
- Gentle Meadows: Taking Action
- Green Strawberries: Taking Action
- People’s Republic of Mars: Taking Action
- Awesome Woman: Taking Action
- Chapter 9. Imagining Tactically Strategic Futures
- Participants, Writer, Reader
- Researchers, Academics, Educators
- Organizers, Organizations, Networks
- Lines of Flight: Trajectories of Space, Funding, and Futurity
- Extending a Research Agenda around Youth Organizing and Critical Literacy
- Chapter 10. Step Five: Reflecting and Envisioning Activisms
- Vaga De Franx: Reflection for Futurity
- Gentle Meadows: A Vision on the Future through the Past
- Green Strawberries: Radical Self-Reflection
- People’s Republic of Mars: Envisioning Activism and Advocacy
- Awesome Woman: Performing the Unwritten
- Chapter 11. Articulating Activist Identities
- Vaga De Franx
- Gentle Meadows
- Green Strawberries
- People’s Republic of Mars
- Awesome Woman
- Discussion: Lines of Flight for Peaceable Activist Futures
- Significance in and of Articulation in Activist Literacy Research
- Series index
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