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PowerPlay: A Journal of Educational Justice

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Thank you for your interest in PowerPlay: A Journal of Educational Justice. This publication is currently on hiatus. Please send all questions and inquires to Dr. Robert Simmons (rwsimmons@loyola.edu). 

Current Issue: Volume 5, Number 2 (2013)

Download Volume 5, Number 2 as a PDF or download individual articles listed below as PDFs

Table of Contents

Editors' Note

Valerie Polakow and Christopher G. Robbins


Introduction: Austerity Bites 
Christopher G. Robbins

Youth and the War on Public Education in an Age of Casino Capitalism
Henry A. Giroux

A Conversation with Ruth Zweifler: Youth Advocacy and Educational Activism in Neoliberal Times 
Christopher G. Robbins

Protecting the Core: Budget Cuts and Children's Programs in Public Libraries 
Victor J. Sensenig

"Eye on the Prize:" Parents, Privilege, and the Politics of Inclusive Education 
Priya Lalvani

Voices of Zero Tolerance
Heather Nicholson

A Trailer to Trailblazing Consciousness? First Grade Students and the Joy of Democratic Pedagogy in Antidemocratic Times 
Ellen Lin

Views and Reviews

The Failure to Embrace Radicalism: A Confessional
Clayton W. Hall

Language and Silencing in Education: The Power of Words. An Essay Review of Ways with Words and Words at Work and Play by Shirley Brice Heath
Celeste L. Hawkins