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Contesting Myths, Critiquing Cosmopolitanism, and Creating the New Cairo School of Urban Studies

Diane Singerman and Paul Amar

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter presents some collective findings on the novelty and complexity of globalizing Cairo. It launches a set of questions that will lead to more productive, critical, and ... More


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Alison J. Murray Levine

in Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers five films from among the rich and diverse archive of French documentaries devoted to school experience from the past twenty years. The filmmakers included are Denis ... More


Studying Urban School Discipline: A Bronx Tale

Kathleen Nolan

in Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675524
eISBN:
9781452947532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the rise of police involvement within urban schools, especially within the “rough” schools that are generally attended by marginalized groups. The author has ... More


Signs of the Times: Place, Culture, and Control at Urban Public High School

Kathleen Nolan

in Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675524
eISBN:
9781452947532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675524.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter illustrates the physical dimensions of the culture of control in which everyday disciplinary rituals are implemented at the author’s host school—a typical urban institution she calls the ... More


Public Education

Peter Temin

in The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036160
eISBN:
9780262339988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036160.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The United States has a dual education system; the FTE sector sends its children to suburban public and private schools, and the low-wage sector sends its children to failing urban public schools. ... More


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