Activist Scholar: Selected Works of Marilyn Gittell by Ross J. Gittell, Kathe Newman

By Ross J. Gittell, Kathe Newman

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

Marilyn Gittell was a popular student and social activist. A graduate of Brooklyn university (BA) and ny college (PhD), she held her first school appointment at Queens university (1960–1973) ahead of serving as affiliate Provost (1973–1978) at Brooklyn collage. She then joined the school of the town college of latest York's Graduate heart (1978–2010) as Professor of Political technological know-how. She helped release and used to be 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 group enterprises, citizen participation, city politics, the politics of schooling, and gender. She really good in utilized and comparative examine on neighborhood, local, nationwide, and overseas rules and politics, and positioned a excessive precedence on education researchers and students. Marilyn Gittell used to be a mentor to 1000s of scholars within the urban collage of latest York process, and her legacy of activism maintains as her scholars, now at the colleges of universities around the kingdom, have interaction in vital paintings globally.

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Demas, D. Flavin, M. Rosentraub, A. Speier, & D. Tatge). (1973). School boards and school policy: An evaluation of decentralization in New York City. New York, NY: Praeger. Gittell, M. (1991). Women on welfare: Education and work. In L. ), Women, work and school: Occupational segregation and the role of education (pp. 168–181). Boulder, CO: Westview Press. Gittell, M. (1994, September). School reform in New York and Chicago: Revisiting the ecology of local games. Urban Affairs Quarterly, pp. 136–151.

1969). Confrontation at Ocean Hill– Brownsville. New York, NY: Praeger. Dahl, R. (1961). Who governs? New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Gittell, M. (1967). Participants and participation: A study of school policy in New York City. New York: Praeger. Gittell, M. (1971). Education: The decentralization–community control controversy. In J. Bellush & S. M. ), Race and politics in New York City: Five studies in policy-making (pp. 134–163). New York, NY: Praeger. Gittell, M. (with M. Berube, F.

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