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Neoliberal Chicago

Larry Bennett, Roberta Garner, and Euan Hague (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040597
eISBN:
9780252099038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040597.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Chicago metropolitan area in the early 21st century is a prime testing ground for the broad concepts and particular approaches to public policy associated with Neoliberalism. Over a span of 25 ... More


Outsiders Reshape the Educational Landscape

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how actors outside Philadelphia have reshaped the city's educational landscape by changing the school governance structure, fostering school choice, and shifting responsibility ... More


Whose Choice?: A Critical Race Perspective on Charter Schools

Adrienne Dixson

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the public school reforms that have been undertaken in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, along with their implications for African American students, parents, ... More


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