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The Continuing Significance of History: An Active-Learning Simulation to Teach About the Origins of Racial Inequality

The Continuing Significance of History: An Active-Learning Simulation to Teach About the Origins of Racial Inequality by Vanessa Stout, Trinity College, Dublin, Kelsy Kretschmer & Christopher Stout, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale We propose that instructors […]

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Teaching Community Organizing and the Practice of Democracy

Teaching Community Organizing and the Practice of Democracy by Jyl Josephson, Rutgers University–Newark This article builds on the political science literature on the pedagogy of civic engagement by discussing a recent pedagogical experiment that treats […]

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Teaching Introduction to American Government/Politics: What We Learn from the Visual Images in Textbooks

Teaching Introduction to American Government/Politics: What We Learn from the Visual Images in Textbooks by Marcus D. Allen, Wheaton College & Sherri L. Wallace, University of Louisville Political science students learn the fundamental principles and […]

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Review of Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race

Review of Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race by Michelle D. Deardorff, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga We are regularly confronted in the classroom by the need to […]

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Hard Truths: The Importance of Teaching Race in Introductory American Government and Politics for Undergraduates

Hard Truths: The Importance of Teaching Race in Introductory American Government and Politics for Undergraduates by Rongal D. Watson, Beloit College In this essay, I recount the rationale for emphasizing race in an introductory American […]

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A Model Minority? The Misrepresentation and Underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Americans in Introductory American Government Textbooks

A Model Minority? The Misrepresentation and Underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Americans in Introductory American Government Textbooks by Okiyoshi Takeda, Aoyama Gakuin University Asian Pacific Americans are a racial group that is often viewed in stereotypes, […]