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Keywords in Youth Studies: Tracing Affects, Movements, Knowledges

Nancy Lesko, Susan Talburt - Education - 2012 - 360 pages
As a unique blend of reference guide, conceptual dictionary, and critical assessment, Keywords in Youth Studies presents and historicizes the "state of the field." It offers ...
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Act Your Age!: A Cultural Construction of Adolescence

Nancy Lesko - Social Science - 2001 - 260 pages
Act Your Ageexamines and questions our tendency to label our youths as both endangered and dangerous creatures. Lesko analyzes both historical and present social and political ...
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Restructuring Schools for Collaboration: Promises and Pitfalls

Diana G. Pounder - Education - 1998 - 184 pages
A comprehensive discussion, from multiple perspectives, of the complex nature of school collaboration efforts.
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A Room Full of Mirrors: High School Reunions in Middle America

Keiko Ikeda - Education - 1998 - 205 pages
Drawing on candid personal narratives derived from reunions ranging from the fifth to the fiftieth, this pathbreaking book demonstrates that for many Americans the high school ...
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School cultures: universes of meaning in private schools

Mary E. Henry - Education - 1993 - 253 pages
Focusing on private schools, this book makes an important contribution to our understanding of schools as social settings, illustrating their potential to create alternative ...
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The Passionate Mind of Maxine Greene: "I Am-- Not Yet"

William Pinar - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 268 pages
Maxine Greene is the most important philosopher of education in the United States today. The author of Teacher as Stranger (1973), Landscapes of Learning (1978), Dialectic of ...
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The Comprehensive High School Today

Floyd M. Hammack - Education - 2004 - 157 pages
Hammack has gathered a distinguished group to assess current reform efforts in their sociological and historical context, taking into account the vision of James B. Conanat ...
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Conscience First, Tradition Second: A Study of Young American Catholics

Patrick H. McNamara - Religion - 1992 - 221 pages
Reports on a survey of over 2,000 seniors from a Catholic high school in a southwestern city, over a 14-year period, and follow-up surveys of 54 of them, eight and nine years ...
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America's Public Schools: From the Common School to "No Child Left Behind"

William J. Reese - Education - 2011 - 384 pages
In this update to his landmark publication, William J. Reese offers a comprehensive examination of the trends, theories, and practices that have shaped America’s public schools ...
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