Book Reviews

The Freechild Project reviews books for youth activists, adult allies, on community involvement, about young people, promoting social change, changing education, supporting youth rights, and more.

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A review of How to Get Stupid White Men Out of Office by Billy Upski, et al

A Review of How to Get Stupid White Men Out of Office

In the sea of books out about the today’s political situation, few if any ask anything substantial of their readers and many leave a person

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A review of The Abandoned Generation: Democracy beyond the culture of fear by Henry Giroux

A Review of The Abandoned Generation: Democracy Beyond the Culture of Fear

The most important contribution to our collective work for social change by and with young people in recent years is not being talked about. Perhaps

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A review of Todd Gitlin's Letters to a Young Activist by Kari Kunst for The Freechild Project

A Review of Letters to a Young Activist

I set out to read Letters to a Young Activist with an open mind, even though the title made me cringe – I thought I might

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A review of Walking on Water: Reading, Writing, and Revolution by Derrick Jensen

A Review of Walking on Water: Reading, Writing, and Revolution

One of the most important components of both education and activism is contextualization. As Paulo Freire argued, learning must be rooted in the context in

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