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Campus CounterspacesBlack and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Micere Keels

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Frustrated with the flood of news articles and opinion pieces that were skeptical of minority students' “imagined” campus microaggressions, the author of this book set out to provide a detailed ... More

Learning in the Fast LaneThe Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The Advanced Placement (AP) program stands as the foremost source of college-level academics for millions of high school students in the United States and beyond. More than 22,000 schools now ... More

Moving Up without Losing Your WayThe Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Jennifer Morton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Upward mobility through the path of higher education has been an article of faith for generations of working-class, low-income, and immigrant college students. While we know this path usually entails ... More

Negotiating Inseparability in ChinaThe Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Negotiating Inseparability in China: The Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Timothy Grose

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528097
eISBN:
9789882204805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528097.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book describes and theorizes the experiences of Uyghur graduates of the “Xinjiang Class” national boarding school program. These experiences reveal how young, educated Uyghurs strategically and ... More

Nothing Succeeds Like FailureThe Sad History of American Business Schools

Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: The Sad History of American Business Schools

Steven Conn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742071
eISBN:
9781501742088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742071.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Do business schools actually make good on their promises of “innovative,” “outside-the-box” thinking to train business leaders who will put society ahead of money-making? Do they help society by ... More

A Progressive Education?How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

A Progressive Education?: How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools

Laura Tisdall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526132895
eISBN:
9781526150417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132901
Subject:
Education, History of Education

A Progressive Education? argues that concepts of both childhood and adolescence were transformed in English and Welsh primary and secondary modern schools between 1918 and 1979, and that, by putting ... More

Resisting Neoliberalism in EducationLocal, National and Transnational Perspectives

Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Lyn Tett and Mary Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Neoliberalism has been widely criticised because of its role in prioritising ‘free markets’ as the optimum way of solving problems and organising society. In the field of education, this leads to an ... More

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