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The Choice Conundrum: Challenges and Opportunities for Voluntary School Desegregation Policy

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter uses the school choice trajectories of four different districts to highlight how choice can be used to either promote or undermine school diversity efforts. It also draws upon the ... More


A More Perfect UnionReconciling School Choice Policy with Equality of Opportunity Goals

Janelle Scott and Amy Stuart Wells

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Janelle Scott and Amy Stuart Wells delve into the problems and potential of school choice in either exacerbating or alleviating the opportunity gap. They contend that school choice policies within a ... More


Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Kalervo N. Gulson and P. Taylor Webb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447320074
eISBN:
9781447320098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320074.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Attempts at educational equity amount to local activities performed within unequal and disjunctive political forces. As a politics, educational equity is redolent of the conditions that produce ... More


School choice versus social cohesion: examining the ways education policies shape children's geographies in the UK

Susie Weller

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Drawing on a four-year study that explored the significance of social capital for children and parents during the transition to secondary school, this chapter explores the relationship between ... More


Education without schools: Discovering alternatives

Helen E. Lees

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447306412
eISBN:
9781447304289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306412.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book addresses issues around elective home education (EHE- also known as home schooling) discovery, which for too long have been unnecessarily problematic. Three theoretical frames using Kuhn, ... More


Afterword with Dr. Gary Orfield

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The afterword of When the Fences Come Down documents a conversation with one of the nation’s leading experts on school desegregation, Dr. Gary Orfield.


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