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By Ross J. Gittell,Kathe Newman

Activist pupil: chosen Works of Marilyn Gittell good points seminal writings by way of Marilyn Gittell, a preface by means of Sara Miller McCune (Founder and govt Chairman, SAGE Publications), a common advent by way of Ross Gittell and Kathe Newman, and half introductions by way of Ross Gittell, Kathe Newman, Maurice Berube, and Nancy Naples. The half introductions spotlight the major components of analysis Marilyn Gittell championed and supply insightful context for the articles that stick with. as well as exploring Marilyn Gittell's groundbreaking examine, this publication serves as a bridge to present and destiny community-based city study that advances citizen participation and empowerment.

Marilyn Gittell was a popular student and social activist. A graduate of Brooklyn collage (BA) and big apple college (PhD), she held her first school appointment at Queens university (1960–1973) prior to serving as affiliate Provost (1973–1978) at Brooklyn collage. She then joined the school of town college of latest York's Graduate middle (1978–2010) as Professor of Political technology. She helped release and used to be the founding editor of Urban Affairs Quarterly, the top educational magazine within the box of city research.

Activist Scholar highlights Professor Gittell's writings on group organisations, citizen participation, city politics, the politics of schooling, and gender. She really expert in utilized and comparative examine on neighborhood, local, nationwide, and overseas guidelines and politics, and positioned a excessive precedence on education researchers and students. Marilyn Gittell used to be a mentor to 1000's of scholars within the urban collage of latest York process, and her legacy of activism keeps as her scholars, now at the schools of universities around the kingdom, interact in vital paintings globally.

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