Model Projects: Reference

Reference Information for Required Readings – EDUC 4800

Arnett, J.J.  (2004). Adolescence and emerging adulthood: A cultural approach.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.  (Pp. 62-88).

Awuor, G. (2007). Graduate field work: a reflection from Nairobi Kenya. Boulder, CO: University of Colorado.

Boyte, H. (2004). Everyday politics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Brown, P. Social science and environmental activism: A personal account. In P. Nyden, A. Figert, M. Shibley, & D. Burrows (Eds.) Building community: Social science in action. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press.

Connell & Gambone (2000).  Youth development in community settings: Challenges to our field and our approach.  Philadelphia, PA: Public/Private Ventures.  Retrieved from

Damon, W. (1983). Social and personality development: Infancy through adolescence.  New York: Norton. (Pages 271-285).

DeJesus et al. (2003). Urban students tackle research on inequality. Rethinking schools, Fall issue.

Delpit, L. D. (1988). The silenced dialogue: Power and pedagogy in educating other people's children. Harvard Educational Review, 58, 280-298.

Eccles & Gootman (2002).  Chapter 4 from Community Programs to Promote Youth Development.  Washington, DC: National Academies Press.  Chapter 4 (“Features of Positive Developmental Settings”) can be retrieved from

Flores & Benmayor, (1997). Constructing cultural citizenship. In Latino cultural citizenship: Claiming identity, space, and rights (pp. 1 – 23). Boston: Beacon Press.

Flores-Gonzalez, N., Rodriguez, M., & Rodriguez-Muniz, M. (in press). From hip-hop to humanization: Batey Urbano as a space for Latino youth culture and community action. In S. Ginwright, P. Noguera, & J. Cammarota (Eds.) Beyond resistance: Youth activism and community change: New democratic possibilities for policy and practice for America's youth. Oxford, UK: Routledge.

Franquiz, M., & Hernandez, L. (2004). Case de la Esperanza: A case study of service coordination at work in Colorado. In Scholars in the field: The challenges of migrant education.

Ginwright, S., & James, T. (2002). From assets to agents of change: Social justice, organizing, and youth development.  New Directions for Youth Development, 96(winter), 27-46.

Gottlieb, R. (1997). Janitors and dry cleaners: Constructing a collaborative model for environmental research. In (P. Nyden et al.), Building community: Social science in action. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Hart, R. A. (1992). Children's participation: From tokenism to citizenship. Florence, Italy, UNICEF International Child Development Center.

Horton, M. (with Kohl, H. & Kohl, J.). (1990). The long haul: an autobiography. New York: Doubleday. 13-45, 88-112.

Kahne, J., & Westheimer. J. (1996). In the service of what?  The politics of service learning. Phi Delta Kappan, 77(9), 593-599

Lerner, R. M., Brentano, C., Dowling, E. M., & Anderson, P. M. (2002). Positive youth development: Thriving as the basis of personhood and civil society. New Directions for Youth Development, 95(Fall), 11-36.

MacLeod, J. (1987/1995). Ain’t no makin’ it. Boulder: Westview Press.

McKnight, J. (1995). P. 36-52 from The careless society: Community and its counterfeits. New York: BasicBooks.

McLaughlin, M. W. (2000). Community counts: How youth organizations matter for youth development. Washington, DC: Public Education Network.

Nakkula, M. (2003). Identity and possibility. In M. Sadowski (Ed.) Adolescents at School (pp. 7-18). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Rothstein, R. (2006). Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap. San Francisco: WestEd.

Sánchez, P. (in press). Coming of age across borders: Family, gender, and place in the lives of second-generation transnational mexicanas. In Raquel Márquez & Harriet Romo (Editors), Transformations of la familia on the U.S.-México border. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame Press.

Stoecker, R. (1999). Making Connections: Community Organizing, Empowerment Planning, and Participatory Research in Participatory Evaluation. Sociological practice.

Strand, K. et al., (2003). Community-based research and higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Valenzuela, A. (2005). Subtractive schooling, caring relations, and social capital in the schooling of U.S.-Mexican youth. In L. Weis & M. Fine (Eds.),  Beyond silenced voices: Class, race, and gender in United States schools (pp. 83-94). Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

WestEd (2003). Starting a community partnership: The Bay Point experience. R&D Alert, 5(2) 3-4.

Weinberg, A.S., (2003). Negotiating community-based research: A case study of the “life’s work” project. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 9 (3), 26-35.

Willis, J. et al. (2003). The undergraduate perspective on community-based research. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 9 (3), 36-43.