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Family Advocacy: Zero-Sum Parenting and Educational Equity

Family advocacy varies widely in relation to a family’s social identity and, as educators, we need to walk into the world of family advocacy directly and deliberately. Certain types of "unproductive" advocacy can pull resources and attention away from other forms of meaningful family advocacy.

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Michael Boezi
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Where Is Home? Expectations vs. the Unexpected

What constitutes home in the twenty-first century? Dr. Dong WANG (she/her/hers) at the Lower Rhine of Germany looks into the life of the Australian-born/bred, first “native” media man, Tse Tsan Tai (1872-1938), in British Hong Kong. The burning question remains whether people today can still see eye to eye with Tse. Can birthplace be considered home any more?

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Dong Wang
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Ending Educational Inequities

The COVID-19 pandemic reproduced forms of educational exclusions by reiterating a “grammar of schooling”, yet it also offered an opportunity for teaching professionals to use their creativity and brilliance to rewrite it. Pushing back on educational inequities, these stories offer hope of more just and inclusive classrooms now and in the future.  

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Rebecca
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The Autistic Way of Proceeding

Parents and medical professionals often look upon autistic behaviour as problematic, and sometimes harmful. They see "treatment" as a way to change the behaviour, measured externally by someone other than the autistic person. Jim Hoerricks offers a different perspective, from personal and professional lived experience.  

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Rebecca
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To Assimilate or Not to Assimilate: An Anthropologist's Lived Experience

Lived Places Publishing author Dr. Farhana Hoque talks about the “Cycle of Rejection” and the reasons that an immigrant might resist assimilation into their new culture.

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Rebecca
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The Role of Anthropology in the Fight for Social Equity

Anthropology is an ethnographic opportunity to record culture by observing and documenting the complexities that define neoliberal social imbalance. Linda Jean Hall recounts how her lived experiences as a descendant of African heritage in North and South America inform the ways that she teaches, writes, and practices active and transdisciplinary Cultural Anthropology.

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Rebecca
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Supporting Patients Living with Dementia: Adapting In-Person Methodologies for Digital Spaces

Lived Places Publishing authors Nicola Abraham and Victoria Ruddock introduce us to their new book, Supporting patients living with dementia during a pandemic: Digital theatre and educational spaces.

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Rebecca
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Recent Posts

Electoral Consequences for Black America: A Struggle on Two Simultaneous Fronts

by Michael Boezi

Black Americans are uniquely placed within the phenomenon of American elections. In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Stephen Graves, author of At War With Politics: A Journey from Traditional Political Science to Black Politics, they examine the upcoming U.S. presidential election through the lens of Black politics. 

Beneath the Veneer: The Stealthy Pervasiveness of Anti-Black Racism in a Purportedly Colorblind Society

by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Paul Reck, author of How Interpersonal Interactions with Young Black People Forever Altered a White Man’s Understanding of Race, they explore anti-Black racism, the assumptions that uphold it, and why it is often difficult for people to identify and challenge these racist practices.

Author Identity Metadata: Why a Small Publisher Can Address a Major Challenge

by Michael Boezi

David Parker leads a discussion about the potential for developing more robust catalog records and searchable fields in publishers' online catalogs – with author-generated and author-approved identity metadata.

The Cultural Legacy of Slavery: A Reflection on African American Identity and Family Heritage

by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Deirdre Foreman, author of My Cultural Legacy: Slave Culture and the American South, they explore the cultural legacy of enslaved Africans in the American South through an ethnoautobiographical reflection of Deirdre's own African American identity and family heritage. 

A Different Approach to Funding Open Access eBooks

by Michael Boezi

David Parker (LPP) and Bill Maltarich (NYU) talk about new models that are sustainable, equitable, and most importanly – do not rely on book processing charges (BPC). 

The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

by Michael Boezi

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

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