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NOTE: AUD = Auditorium Building (Chicago) Campus; SCH = Schaumburg (Robin) campus
E-books can be accessed by all current RU students, faculty, and staff.
Mexican American and Immigrant Poverty in the United States
Call Number: E-Book: Springer
Publication Date: 2011
Mexican-Americans and Mexican immigrants to America experience high rates of poverty that persist despite their relative family stability. This book's empirical analysis of the issues includes historical context as well as discussion of undocumented migrants.
Is Everyone Really Equal?
Call Number: SCH LC191 .S38 2012
This practical handbook will introduce readers to social justice education, providing tools for developing "critical social justice literacy" and for taking action towards a more just society.
Great Escape - Health, Wealth and Happiness in an Unequal World
Call Number: SCH HC79.I5 D43 2013
The world is a better place than it used to be. People are wealthier and healthier, and live longer lives. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many have left gaping inequalities between people and between nations.
Shaping Social Justice Leadership
Call Number: SCH LB2837 .L96 2012
Contains evocative portraits of twenty-three women educators and leaders from around the world whose actions are shaping social justice leadership. Woven from words of their own narratives, the women’s voices lift off the page into readers’ hearts and minds to inspire and inform.