Beating the Apple Tree: How the University Coerces Activism

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  1. 1.

    Libération vol. 3 (January–April, 1965).

  2. 2.

    DiscoverTheNetworks.org, A Guide to the Political Left (http://www.discoverthenetworks.org), “Social Justice,” http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/guideDesc.asp?catid=160&type=issue.

  3. 3.

    Friedrich A. Hayek, Law, Legislation and Liberty, Volume 2 : The Mirage of Social Justice (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1976), 64.

  4. 4.

    John Rawls, A Theory of Justice (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971), 90ff.

  5. 5.

    Scott Jaschik, “A ‘Mission-Driven’ Core,” Inside Higher Ed, March 6, 2009, http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/03/06/cabrini.

  6. 6.

    Cabrini College (http://www.cabrini.edu/), Engagements with the Common Good, http://www.cabrini.edu/default.aspx?pageid=2013.

  7. 7.

    University of Massachusetts at Amherst, School of Education, Social Justice Education, http://www.umass.edu/sje/.

  8. 8.

    National Association of Scholars (www.nas.org), The Scandal of Social Work Education, report, released September 11, 2007, http://www.nas.org/polReports.cfm?Doc_Id=33.

  9. 9.

    Council on Social Work Education, Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (2001), as last corrected 11/02, 6; cited in National Association of Scholars, Scandal of Social Work, 5.

  10. 10.

    Council on Social Work Education, Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (2008), http://www.cswe.org/File.aspx?id=13780.

  11. 11.

    Council on Social Work Education, Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (2001), as last corrected 11/02, 9; cited in National Association of Scholars, Scandal of Social Work, 5.

  12. 12.

    William Felkner v. Rhode Island College, John Nazarian, Scott Kane, Carol Bennett-Speight, James, Ryczek, and Roberta Perlmutter, verified complaint (2007), 10.

  13. 13.

    Ibid., 11.

  14. 14.

    Tucson Unified School District (http://www.tusd.k12.az.us/index.htm, Mexican American Studies Model, http://instech.tusd.k12.az.us/raza/model.asp.

  15. 15.

    University of Arizona Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (http://bara.arizona.edu/index.htm), Research, The Social Justice Education Project, http://bara.arizona.edu/research/pro-socialjusticeeduc.htm.

  16. 16.

    Ibid.

  17. 17.

    See American College Personnel Association (http://www2.myacpa.org/), Members of the ACPA Sustainability Taskforce: Kathleen Gardner, Susan Mendoza-Jones, and Dr. Jeanne S. Steffes, “Advanced Sustainability Techniques Institute-I: Moving from Rhetoric to Substance,” Power Point presentation, slide 10, “Social Justice Aspects of Sustainable Development,” Program 4 of 5—Sustainability Institute, March 31, 2009, http://www.myacpa.org/task-force/sustainability/docs/041009_516_ACPAConventionSusInstitute4.3.pptx.

  18. 18.

    Arizona State University School of Sustainability (http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/), Faculty Listing, http://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/faculty/index.php.

  19. 19.

    American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment, http://www.presidentsclimatecommitment.org/.

  20. 20.

    American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment, “Text of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment,” http://www.presidentsclimatecommitment.org/about/commitment.

  21. 21.

    American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, Education for Climate Neutrality and Sustainability: Guidance for ACUPCC Institutions, April 2009, http://www.secondnature.org/documents/EducationforClimateNeutralitySustainability_2009.05.07_finalWEB.pdf.

  22. 22.

    Ibid., 10, 11.

  23. 23.

    Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (www.aashe.org), Climate Action Planning Wiki, Cool Campus! A How-To Guide for College and University Climate Action Planning, http://www.aashe.org/wiki/climate-planning-guide.

  24. 24.

    Ibid., “3. Prioritizing Education, Research, and Public Engagement,” http://www.aashe.org/wiki/climate-planning-guide/education-research-and-public-engagement.php.

  25. 25.

    Ibid., “10. Implementing Your Campus Climate Action Plan,” http://www.aashe.org/wiki/10-implementing-your-campus-climate-action-plan.

  26. 26.

    Second Nature: Education for Sustainability (www.secondnature.org), Mission Statement, http://www.secondnature.org/about/.

  27. 27.

    University of Delaware, Office of Residence Life, “Rodney Complex Curriculum, A Sustainable Community, 2007–2008,” developed by Sendy E. Guerrier, http://www.thefire.org/public/pdfs/81f9cbba277e955afa9823f0ebdce026.pdf, executive summary, 2; curriculum,12.

  28. 28.

    Debra Rowe “Response to Presentation at Penn State: National Context for Sustainability, Learning from and Serving as a Model,” October 5, 2009, Power Point presentation, slide 12, http://www.schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/pdf/NatlConf/Debra_Rowe.ppt.

  29. 29.

    Take Back the Tap (http://takebackthetap.org/), Campuses, Video Contest, “Students Demonstrate That Anyone Can Take Back the Tap on Earth Day,” http://takebackthetap.org/campuses/video-contest/.

  30. 30.

    Think Outside the Bottle, http://thinkoutsidethebottle.net/.

  31. 31.

    See “Tunnel of Oppression,” April 28, 2008, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-9StO50hr8.

  32. 32.

    University of Maryland, Tunnel of Oppression (http://www.studentorg.umd.edu/umdtunnel), Reaction Wall from Tunnel of Oppression 2007, http://www.studentorg.umd.edu/umdtunnel/reacton%20wal.htm.

  33. 33.

    Ivy A. Helman, “A Professor Tries to Teach Students to Be Activists,” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 17, 2008, available at http://www.acui.org/uploadedFiles/Programs/Online_Programs/2008/A%20Professor%20Tries%20to%20Teach%20Students%20to%20Be%20Activists.pdf.

  34. 34.

    Ibid.

  35. 35.

    Starhawk’s Tangled Web, www.starhawk.org.

  36. 36.

    Helman, “Professor Tries to Teach.”

  37. 37.

    Ibid.

  38. 38.

    Ibid.

  39. 39.

    Xenia Markowitt, “Is It My Job to Teach the Revolution?” Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11, 2009, available at http://cwgdirector.blogspot.com/2009/10/is-it-my-job-to-teach-revolution.html.

  40. 40.

    Ibid.

  41. 41.

    Reeves Wiedeman, “Young, Green, and in Charge,” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 13, 2009, available at http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/news.cfm?StoryID=49462.

  42. 42.

    Ibid.

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Thorne, A. Beating the Apple Tree: How the University Coerces Activism. Acad. Quest. 23, 212–224 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12129-010-9163-1

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