Art of Social Change: Readings
Fall 2013

Elizabeth Bartholet's NOBODY'S CHILDREN: Abuse and Neglect, Foster Drift, and the Adoption Alternative (Beacon Press 1999) [hereafter Nobody's Children] will serve as the course text together with additional course materials. Simply click on the relevant Assignment Packet and download the PDF file.

Sept 12Course Overview
Sept 19Treating Youth Violence as a Disease: Sweetest Land Rough-Cut Film Screening
Sept 26Kids for Cash, One of the Worst Judicial Scandals in American History: Efforts to Uncover the Truth, Provide Relief for Victims, & Prevent Future Failures
Oct 3Use & Misuse of Social Science Evidence in Child Welfare
Oct 10Substance Abuse and Child Maltreatment: The Family Drug Court Model
Oct 17International Adoption: The Case for Change
Oct 24The Campaign to End Childhood Hunger in America: Share Our Strength's Strategy & The Role of One of the Largest Corporate Foundations in America
Oct 31Evidence and Education: How to Create Equality of Opportunity in America
Nov 7The Serious Subject of Play: Creative Ways to Combine Philanthropy, Community, and Corporate Power
Nov. 14Educational Inequality in America: The Case for Integrating Our Schools
Nov 21Bringing Social Enterprise into the Schoolhouse
Dec 5A New Paradigm for Understanding Charity and Social Movements


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