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Virtual Book Displays

This guide highlights books from the library's collection on different timely themes.

Pace Library Ebooks about Social Justice

Cover of the book Art and Social Justice

Art and Social Justice : The Media Connection by Mike Hajimichael

This book is a collection of articles that reflect on various connectivities between art and social justice and media which are pertinent to studying contemporary societies. How different forms of media and art, in the broadest possible meaning of these terms, reflect on, relate to, and campaign for social justice is an important topic to consider as artists, academics and activists. 

The Warmth of Other Suns : the Epic Story of America's Great Migration

The Warmth of Other Suns : the Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. 

Cover of the book Social Justice and legal education

Social justice and legal education, edited by Chris Ashford and Paul McKeown

Recent years have seen social justice emerge as a powerful driver for work, both in law schools and the legal services sector. However, questions remain about how that term is understood and given meaning within the legal academy and beyond. This edited collection explores the meanings that have emerged and might subsequently be developed, together with a practical exploration of projects that have sought to bring the social justice agenda to life in law schools and in communities around the world.

Cover of the book Undocumented : Great Lakes poets laureate on social justice

Undocumented : Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice

Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice includes writing by seventy-eight poets who truly represent the diversity of the Great Lakes region, including Rita Dove, Marvin Bell, Crystal Valentine, Kimberly Blaeser, Mary Weems, Karen Kovacik, Wendy Vardaman, Zora Howard, Carla Christopher, Meredith Holmes, Karla Huston, Joyce Sutphen, and Laren McClung, among others.

Cover of the book Research studies on educating for diversity and social justice

Research studies on Educating for Diversity and Social Justice

The book captures the various ways issues of diversity, equity and social justice unfold in educational settings and offers ideas for eradicating inequalities in schools. Concepts such as parental involvement, equity pedagogy, and dual language, among others, provide a template for assisting educators to improve educational outcomes for students.

Cover of the book The university and social justice : struggles across the globe

The University and Social Justice : Struggles Across the Globe

This book explores activist movements in higher education from around the world, and their connections to broader anti-capitalist and anti-colonial struggles.