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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


Connection/disconnection: positioning alternative learning spaces

Peter Kraftl

in Geographies of alternative education: Diverse learning spaces for children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300496
eISBN:
9781447310914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300496.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter builds on and extends previous definitions of ‘alternative education’. By drawing directly upon the views of educators and learners involved in alternative learning spaces, a key spatial ... More


Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Julie L. Davis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book provides the first history of the AIM survival schools, two alternative, culture-based, community-controlled schools founded by American Indian Movement organizers and other Indian parents ... More


Conceptual frameworks: towards geographies of alternative education

Peter Kraftl

in Geographies of alternative education: Diverse learning spaces for children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300496
eISBN:
9781447310914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300496.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter introduces the key conceptual frameworks that are deployed and developed in the book. It begins by situating the book within recent geographies of education and childhood, ... More


Introduction

Peter Kraftl

in Geographies of alternative education: Diverse learning spaces for children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300496
eISBN:
9781447310914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300496.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter introduces the main arguments and structure of the book. It sets out a broad definition of ‘alternative education’. It maps some of the social, economic and political contexts in which ... More


From One World to Another: Creating Alternative Indian Schools

Julie L. Davis

in Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter Three narrates the survival schools’ first unstable years and their achievement of relative stability in 1975. Then it describes and analyzes the schools’ academic structure, governance, ... More


The Meanings of Survival School Education: Identity, Self-Determination, and Decolonization

Julie L. Davis

in Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter Six describes and analyzes the survival schools’ outcomes, their influence on students and their families, their long-term impact on the Twin Cities Indian community and in the upper Midwest ... More


Keeping Ourselves Together: Education, Child Welfare, and Aim’s Advocacy for Indian Families, 1968–1972

Julie L. Davis

in Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter Two traces the origins of the AIM survival schools to the conflicts Twin Cities Indian families experienced with the public school systems and the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, ... More


Building Our Own Communities: Survival School Curriculum, 1972 –1982

Julie L. Davis

in Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter Four describes and analyzes the survival schools’ curriculum from 1972-1982, exploring its academic, cultural, spiritual, and political components and explaining the interrelationships among ... More


Conflict, Adaptation, Continuity, and Closure, 1982–2008

Julie L. Davis

in Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter Five describes and analyzes the schools’ development and evolution from 1982-2008. It describes the growing internal conflicts and external challenges that divided the survival school ... More


The Origins of the Twin Cities Indian Community and the American Indian Movement

Julie L. Davis

in Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter One traces the origins of the American Indian Movement to multiple historical sources: the consequences of U.S. settler colonialism in the upper Midwest since 1830; the legacy of the federal ... More


Not Just a Bunch of Radicals: A History of the Survival Schools

Julie L. Davis

in Survival Schools: The American Indian Movement and Community Education in the Twin Cities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674282
eISBN:
9781452947495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674282.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book provides the first history of the AIM “survival schools,” two alternative, culture-based, community schools founded by the American Indian Movement and other Indian parents in the Twin ... More


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