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ERIC Number: EJ1208003
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2577-7270
For Us, by Us: Exploring Constructions of Student Activism and University Support
Ruiz, Berenice Andaluz; Cheng, Kai-Wei; Copeland Terrell, B. Cheree; Lewis, Kevin A.; Mattern, Maxwell C.
Higher Education Politics & Economics, v3 n2 p239-260 2017
Across the country, identity-based activist movements have impacted the mobilization of student activists on college campuses. This article focuses on students' construction of activism and their perceptions of support from administration, faculty, and staff. The researchers employed a constructivist framework and revealed four domains highlighting student's experiences with activism on campus. Our recommendations describe ways campus stakeholders can better support student efforts for social change.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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