Engineering Education for Social Justice

Critical Explorations and Opportunities

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6349-4 (Print) 978-94-007-6350-0 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

  2. Introduction to Engineering Education and Engineering for Social Justice (ESJ)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-15

      Introduction

  3. Where Have We Been? Where Can We Go?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

    2. Chapter

      Pages 19-40

      Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace: Strategies for Educational and Professional Reform

    3. Chapter

      Pages 41-63

      Power. Systems. Engineering. Traveling Lines of Resistance in Academic Institutions

  4. Conceptual Contributions to ESJ

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

    2. Chapter

      Pages 67-84

      The (Mis)Framing of Social Justice: Why Ideologies of Depoliticization and Meritocracy Hinder Engineers’ Ability to Think About Social Injustices

    3. Chapter

      Pages 85-109

      What Can Buddhism Offer to a Socially Just Engineering Education?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 111-131

      How Can Engineering Students Learn to Care? How Can Engineering Faculty Teach to Care?

  5. What Gets in the Way and How Can ESJ Live in the Engineering Classroom?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

    2. Chapter

      Pages 135-152

      Crossing Knowledge Boundaries and Thresholds: Challenging the Dominant Discourse Within Engineering Education

    3. Chapter

      Pages 153-177

      Connecting the “Forgotten”: Transportation Engineering, Poverty, and Social Justice in Sun Valley, Colorado

    4. Chapter

      Pages 179-200

      Integrating Social Justice into Engineering Education from the Margins: Guidelines for Addressing Sources of Faculty Resistance to Social Justice Education

  6. What Thinking about Social Justice in Engineering Practice Can Offer to Engineering Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-201

    2. Chapter

      Pages 203-226

      What Can Engineering Systems Teach Us About Social (In)Justices? The Case of Public Transportation Systems

    3. Chapter

      Pages 227-242

      Exceptional Engineering: Challenges and Opportunities for Socially Just Engineering in Non-governmental Organizations in Colombia

    4. Chapter

      Pages 243-267

      A Framework for Social Justice in Renewable Energy Engineering

  7. Synthesis and Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 269-269

    2. Chapter

      Pages 271-285

      The Road Ahead: Questions and Pathways for Future Teaching and Research in ESJ

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 287-290