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Enhancing Skills of Students Vulnerable to Underachievement and Academic Failure

Mary C. Ruffolo

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Many children and adolescents in educational settings today find it difficult to acquire the critical social and academic skills necessary for success in school. They are at risk of underachievement ... More


Structural Exclusion in Everyday Institutional Life: Labelling of Stigmatized Groups in an IIT

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines how institutions becomes sites for structural discrimination and labelling by describing the reasons for the failure of students from Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes ... More


Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Kathryn M. Neckerman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The problems commonly associated with inner-city schools were not nearly as pervasive a century ago, when black children in most northern cities attended school alongside white children. This history ... More


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