New PDF release: Activist Scholar: Selected Works of Marilyn Gittell

By Ross J. Gittell,Kathe Newman

ISBN-10: 1412997623

ISBN-13: 9781412997621

Activist pupil: chosen Works of Marilyn Gittell positive factors seminal writings via Marilyn Gittell, a preface by means of Sara Miller McCune (Founder and government Chairman, SAGE Publications), a basic creation via Ross Gittell and Kathe Newman, and half introductions through Ross Gittell, Kathe Newman, Maurice Berube, and Nancy Naples. The half introductions spotlight the foremost parts of study Marilyn Gittell championed and supply insightful context for the articles that stick to. as well as exploring Marilyn Gittell's groundbreaking learn, this ebook serves as a bridge to present and destiny community-based city examine that advances citizen participation and empowerment.

Marilyn Gittell was a well known pupil and social activist. A graduate of Brooklyn collage (BA) and manhattan college (PhD), she held her first college appointment at Queens collage (1960–1973) sooner than serving as affiliate Provost (1973–1978) at Brooklyn collage. She then joined the college of the town collage of latest York's Graduate heart (1978–2010) as Professor of Political technological know-how. She helped release and was once the founding editor of Urban Affairs Quarterly, the prime educational magazine within the box of city research.

Activist Scholar highlights Professor Gittell's writings on neighborhood businesses, citizen participation, city politics, the politics of schooling, and gender. She really expert in utilized and comparative study on neighborhood, nearby, nationwide, and foreign rules and politics, and positioned a excessive precedence on education researchers and students. Marilyn Gittell used to be a mentor to thousands of scholars within the urban college of recent York procedure, and her legacy of activism keeps as her scholars, now at the schools of universities around the country, have interaction in very important paintings globally.

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