about Gender Identity Justice in Schools and Communities

by sj Miller
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Publisher: Teachers College Press

Series: School : Questions

Publication Date: April 05, 2019

ISBN: 9780807777664

Binding: Kobo eBook

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This premiere book in the new Teachers College Press series School : Questions carefully walks readers through both theory and practice to equip them with the skills needed to bring gender identity justice into classrooms, schools, and ultimately society. The text looks into the root causes and ways to change the conditions that have created gender identity injustice. It opens up spaces where evolving, indeterminate gender identities will be understood and recognized as asset-based, rich sources for learning literacy and literacy learning. As educators take up the strategies mapped out across this text, they will learn how to foster school environments that aid all students in becoming agents for social change. This text is the first of its kind to address gender identity in teacher education with pathways to take up the work in communities and beyond.

“...an illuminating guide for educators and administrators on creating a safe and welcoming space for gender-nonconforming students in schools. Miller’s guidance is comprehensive, nonjudgmental, and accessible to all readers. The balanced mix of pedagogical theory and practical advice should prove instrumental to educators seeking to make their classrooms more inclusive.”
Publishers Weekly

“This work stands as an invitation to learn together and work for more socially just schools.”
—From the Foreword by Cris T. Mayo, West Virginia University

“This is a book for teachers to learn not just the ins and outs about gender identity, but also why gender identity matters in the fight for justice.”
—Bettina Love, University of Georgia

“Provides key tools and analysis for a wide range of school-based personnel to create flourishing environments for all students.”
—Erica R. Meiners, Northeastern Illinois University