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By Ross J. Gittell,Kathe Newman

Activist pupil: chosen Works of Marilyn Gittell good points seminal writings by means of Marilyn Gittell, a preface by way of Sara Miller McCune (Founder and govt Chairman, SAGE Publications), a common creation through 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 main parts of study Marilyn Gittell championed and supply insightful context for the articles that stick to. as well as exploring Marilyn Gittell's groundbreaking learn, this booklet 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 university (BA) and big apple collage (PhD), she held her first college appointment at Queens university (1960–1973) prior to serving as affiliate Provost (1973–1978) at Brooklyn collage. She then joined the college of town college of recent York's Graduate heart (1978–2010) as Professor of Political technology. She helped release and used to be the founding editor of Urban Affairs Quarterly, the best educational magazine within the box of city research.

Activist Scholar highlights Professor Gittell's writings on neighborhood corporations, citizen participation, city politics, the politics of schooling, and gender. She really expert in utilized and comparative learn on neighborhood, nearby, nationwide, and foreign rules and politics, and positioned a excessive precedence on education researchers and students. Marilyn Gittell used to be a mentor to 1000s of scholars within the urban college of recent York process, and her legacy of activism keeps as her scholars, now at the schools of universities around the state, interact in very important paintings globally.

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