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Katharyne Mitchell is Professor of Geography and the Simpson Professor in the Public Humanities at the University of Washington. Her research and teaching focus on urban development, education, and migration. From 2004 to 2007 she was the founding director of Reclaiming Childhood, an interdisciplinary and community oriented collaboration examining the changing nature of American childhood under neoliberalism. See http://www.reclaimingchildhood.org. Recent books include Crossing the Neoliberal Line: Pacific Rim Migration and the Metropolis (2004) and, with Sallie Marston and Cindi Katz, Life’s Work: Geographies of Social Reproduction (Blackwell, 2004).
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Becoming Political|
|Comrades and Colons|
|Tales of Western Adventure|
|Open Letter to C. Wright Mills|
|Craven Emotional Warriors|
|Population, Environment, War, and Racism: Adventures of a Public Scholar|
|The Something We Can Do|
|Philadelphia Dreaming: Discovering Citizenship between the University and the Schools|
|Beyond Positivism: Public Scholarship in Support of Health|
|Weaving Solidarity from Oneonta to Oxchuc|
|Demand the Possible: Journeys in Changing Our World as a Public Activist-Scholar|
|Becoming a Scholar-Advocate: Participatory Research with Children|
|Why am I Engaged?|
|Drugs, Data, Race and Reaction: A Field Report|
|Confessions of a Desk-Bound Radical|
|Becoming a Public Scholar to Improve the Health of the US Population|
|The Humanities and the Public Soul|
|This Fist Called My Heart: Public Pedagogy in the Belly of the Beast|
|The Surprising Sense of Hope|
|The Making of a Public Intellectual|
|When Theory Meets Politics|
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