Anthropology of Education
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The Gift of Education
Tells the story of how two philanthropists promised each of the 112 graduating sixth graders at Belmont Elementary, a school in one of Philadelphia’s poorest neighborhoods, a fully paid college education to the institution of their choice.
Legal Rights, Local Wrongs
Shows how education reforms take place within cauldrons of political interests and conflicting values and beliefs.
Listening to Urban Kids
Independent researchers interview urban middle school students to get their impressions of the teachers that help them to succeed in schools.
Canal Town Youth
A poignant study of how a group of poor white urban youth find respite from poverty, violence, and racism in a local community center.
Teachers and Educational Change
Presents powerful lessons about the realities of school reform by portraying the experiences of five teachers involved in a restructuring initiative.
A fascinating ethnographic study of a high school in Toronto, with surprising insights into how these adolescents identify themselves in terms of race, gender, ethnicity, and sexuality.
The Cultural Production of the Educated Person
Examines the ways in which cultural practices and knowledges are produced in and out of schools around the world.
Critical Pedagogy, the State, and Cultural Struggle
Schools have been traditionally defined as institutions of instruction, but the authors of this volume challenge that position in order to generate a new set of cultural categories and constructs through ...