The Resource Schooling in the age of austerity : urban education and the struggle for democratic life, Alexander J. Means

Schooling in the age of austerity : urban education and the struggle for democratic life, Alexander J. Means

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Schooling in the age of austerity : urban education and the struggle for democratic life
Title
Schooling in the age of austerity
Title remainder
urban education and the struggle for democratic life
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Alexander J. Means
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eng
Summary
"Schooling in the Age of Austerity examines the fragmentation of human security in urban public schools and lives of young people amid escalating global economic volatility and domestic social polarization. In accessible and vivid language, Means confronts how neoliberal restructuring and crisis have contributed to the fraying of the urban social contract, processes of violence and criminalization, and the erosion of the educative and human development capacity of urban public schools serving historically disadvantaged and marginalized communities. Through an ethnographic case study in a low-income and racially segregated neighborhood and public high school in the city of Chicago, Means highlights the voices and experiences of educators and young people living and working at the margins of the new urban geography. Despite precarious conditions, Means demonstrates that there exists a wealth of positive social relations, knowledge, and desire for change among educators, youth, and communities that can be built upon and nurtured in order to develop more ethical and restorative approaches to urban schooling and for promoting more secure and equitable democratic futures for young people"--
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1977-
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Means, Alexander J.
Index
index present
LC call number
LC5131
LC item number
.M37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New frontiers in education, culture, and politics
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  • Urban schools
  • Public schools
  • Children with social disabilities
  • Education
  • Equality
  • Neoliberalism
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • Children with social disabilities
  • Education
  • Equality
  • Neoliberalism
  • Public schools
  • Urban schools
  • United States
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Schooling in the age of austerity : urban education and the struggle for democratic life, Alexander J. Means
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-174) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : schooling in a time of crisis and austerity -- Neoliberal schooling and the politics of security. Securing precarious urban futures -- Chicago and the management of social research -- Narratives of enclosure and possibility. Learning by dispossession : objective violence and educational failure -- Criminality or sociality : a zero sum game? -- Searching for human security and citizenship -- Conclusion : public schooling for a common security
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
186 pages
Isbn
9781137032041
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012033670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)806013652
  • (OCoLC)ocn806013652
Label
Schooling in the age of austerity : urban education and the struggle for democratic life, Alexander J. Means
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : schooling in a time of crisis and austerity -- Neoliberal schooling and the politics of security. Securing precarious urban futures -- Chicago and the management of social research -- Narratives of enclosure and possibility. Learning by dispossession : objective violence and educational failure -- Criminality or sociality : a zero sum game? -- Searching for human security and citizenship -- Conclusion : public schooling for a common security
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
186 pages
Isbn
9781137032041
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012033670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)806013652
  • (OCoLC)ocn806013652

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