There are countless Social Justice courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education (Multicultural Education Series) (2017)
- Readings for Diversity and Social Justice (2018)
- Case Studies on Diversity and Social Justice Education (2018)
- And Social Justice for All: Empowering Families, Churches, and Schools to Make a Difference in God’s World (2019)
- Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (2015)
- Social Justice: Theories, Issues, and Movements (Critical Issues in Crime and Society) (2007)
- Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (2016)
- Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to the Changing World (2014)
- Readings for Diversity and Social Justice (2013)
- Just Practice: A Social Justice Approach to Social Work (2016)
- Intellectual Empathy: Critical Thinking for Social Justice (2014)
Is Everyone Really Equal?: An Introduction to Key Concepts in Social Justice Education (Multicultural Education Series) (2017)
This is the new edition of the award-winning guide to social justice education. Based on the authors’ extensive experience in a range of settings in the United States and Canada, the book addresses the most common stumbling blocks to understanding social justice.
For nearly 20 years, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover a wide range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint.
Case Studies on Diversity and Social Justice Education offers pre- and in-service educators an opportunity to analyze and reflect upon a variety of realistic case studies related to educational equity and social justice.
And Social Justice for All: Empowering Families, Churches, and Schools to Make a Difference in God’s World (2019)
With the constant barrage of difficult stories through news and social media, today’s kids are increasingly aware of the real problems real people confront every day. And they’re quicker than ever to come to parents and other trusted adults to ask how they can help–or why they’re not already doing so. And Social Justice for All equips Christian families to tackle social justice issues together.
“[Bryan Stevenson’s] dedication to fighting for justice and equality has inspired me and many others and made a lasting impact on our country.” SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B.
An eye for an eye, the balance of scales–for centuries, these and other traditional concepts exemplified the public’s perception of justice. Today, popular culture, including television shows like Law and Order, informs the public’s vision.
For twenty years, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice has been the definitive sourcebook of theoretical foundations, pedagogical and design frameworks, and curricular models for social justice teaching practice.
With the help of fourteen saints, it’s time we reclaim Catholic social teaching and rediscover it through the lives of those who best lived it out. Follow in the saints’ footsteps, learn from their example, and become the spark of authentic social justice that sets the world on fire.
For more than a decade, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover the full range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and ableism, as well as transgender oppression, religious oppression, and adult and ageism, this bestselling text goes far beyond the range of traditional readers.
Just Practice: A Social Justice Approach to Social Work (2016)
Just Practice provides a foundation for critical and creative social work that focuses on the profession’s historical commitment to social justice. The book integrates theory, skills, ethics, and rights and responds to the complex terrain of 21st century social work.
Intellectual Empathy provides a step-by-step method for facilitating discussions of socially divisive issues.
Best Social Justice Books: The Ultimate Collection
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Oral History and Qualitative Methodologies: Educational Research for Social Justice
Author(s): Thalia M. Mulvihill (editor), Raji Swaminathan (editor)
ID: 3185668, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2022, Size: 10 Mb, Format: pdf
Righteous Troublemakers: Untold Stories of the Social Justice Movement in America
Author(s): Al Sharpton
ID: 3198751, Publisher: Hanover Square Press, Year: 2022, Size: 8 Mb, Format: epub
Social (In)justice: Why Many Popular Answers to Important Questions of Race, Gender, and Identity Are Wrong--and How to Know What's Right: A Reader-Friendly Remix of Cynical Theories
Author(s): Helen Pluckrose, James Lindsay
ID: 3218454, Publisher: Pitchstone Publishing, Year: 2022, Size: 415 Kb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly record-breakers according to Washington Post, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.