Urban Youth And Schooling

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), May 1, 2010 - Education - 161 pages
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This book critically engages with contemporary notions of 'at risk' youth. It explores the complexity of urban, working-class young people's relationships with education and schooling and discusses strategies for addressing these issues.
 

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Contents

1 SOCIAL EXCLUSION RISK AND URBAN SCHOOLS
1
SOCIAL CLASS AND URBAN EDUCATION
23
RACE ETHNICITY AND SCHOOLING
38
4 RESPONSIBLE BOYS AND GENDER AND SCHOOLING
56
5 ASPIRATIONS AND THE FUTURE
78
THE THREE Rs FOR URBAN SCHOOLS
98
7 CHOICE OR COERCION? POLICIES TO PROMOTE EDUCATIONAL ENGAGEMENT
115
8 CONCLUSIONS
128
GLOSSARY
136
YOUNG PEOPLE INTERVIEWED
138
EDUCATIONAL PROFESSIONALS INTERVIEWED
140
REFERENCES
142
INDEX
157
Back cover
162
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Louise Archer is Professor of Sociology of Education at King's College London, UK. Her research focuses on educational identities and inequalities of race, social class and gender.

Heather Mendick is Senior Lecturer in Education at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. She is author of Masculinities in Mathematics (Open University Press, 2006)

Sumi Hollingworth is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Education (IPSE) at London Metropolitan University, UK.

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