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Waiting for Superwoman: White Female Teachers as “Neoliberal Saviors”

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at how the figure of the White female “savior” teacher fits into school privatization and marketization. College Preparatory Academy’s teaching staff is predominantly White and ... More


The challenge of Afrikaans language rights in South African education

Michael Bishop

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores how the unique South African context affects the way one evaluates the right to own-language education of the White Afrikaans minority. International human rights law affords ... More


Body and identity

Naomi Woodspring

in Baby Boomers: Time and Ageing Bodies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318774
eISBN:
9781447318781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318774.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

‘Body and identity,’ is a two-part exploration of the separate topics of body and identity. In many ways, ageing studies, and the social sciences in general, have been served well by the intellectual ... More


Labor Markets

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the role of labor markets in the problems of inner-city schooling. Given the long history of racial discrimination, African-American youth might reasonably have been skeptical ... More


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