Rethinking the Social Studies A Special Issue of Theory Into Practice (Special Issue of "Theory into Practice") by Linda Levstik

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Rethinking Social Studies examines why social studies has been and continues to be profoundly conversing in nature, the engine room of illusion factories whose primary aim is reproduction of the existing social order, where the ruling ideas exist to be memorized, regurgitated, internalized and.

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The reality of international relations and its academic study are still almost entirely constituted by men. Rethinking the Man Question is a crucial investigation and reinvigoration of debates about gender and international relations.

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Rethinking the Asian American Movement is a much-needed and elegantly rendered volume. Students of the Asian American Movement—and, indeed, of all social movements—will surely find Maeda’s book an exciting new addition.

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Rethinking Women’s Ministry invites leaders to take a fresh look at their women’s ministry framework through the lens of Scripture and prayer. Cyndee tackles the common obstacles women’s ministry leaders face: generational gaps, unwilling mentors, biblical illiteracy, cliques, social media, sacred cows, and more!.

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