Smyth, John, Angus, Lawrence, Down, Barry and McInerney, Peter (2009) Activist and Socially Critical School and Community Renewal: Social Justice in Exploitative Times. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 978-90-8790-652-8

This book brings together knowledge and literature around school reform and community renewal through authentic ethnographic stories of real schools and communities. The book describes and analyzes a courageous struggle for a more socially jyst world, around notions of relational solidarity that speak back to ideas that continue to privilege the already advantaged. This book provides some desperately needed new storylines a a basis for school and community renewal for the most excluded groups in society. It provides a new social imagination for 'doing school' in contexts that stand to benefit from school and communuty voiced approaches.