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 Intercultural Understanding in a Community School

Elizabeth M. Bounds and Bobbi Patterson

in Religion in Global Civil Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195188356
eISBN:
9780199785247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188356.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay examines the International Community School (ICS), a public charter school near Atlanta, Georgia, that brings refugee, immigrant, and local U.S. children together in one educational ... More


The Pedagogy of Empowerment: Community Schools as a Social Movement in Egypt

Malak Zaalouk

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160264
eISBN:
9781617970252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This new study weaves anthropological detail with hard facts and analysis as it takes the reader to visit the community schools of Upper Egypt. It offers a historical understanding of the initiative ... More


Full-Service Community Schools

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter takes a closer look at one of the types of programs featured in this book — the full-service community schools. It turns to school reform programs and to efforts to deal specifically ... More


Schools and grief: attending to people and place 1

Louise Rowling

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Reviews on previous literature on young people's bereavement show that the acknowledgement of their social worlds has not been fully explored. This chapter discusses and draws on various theoretical ... More


Education

Joy G. Dryfoos and Carol Barkin

in Adolescence: Growing Up in America Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179613
eISBN:
9780199847358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179613.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Public education in the United States is a huge enterprise that touches the lives of most teenagers and their families. According to the Department of Education, rising immigration and the baby boom ... More


The Essential Role of School Bereavement Programs

John D. Golenski

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the importance of the school bereavement programs in relation to hospice care. It highlights the growing needs for school communities to establish bereavement support programs ... More


Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Joy G. Dryfoos

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Children today face daunting obstacles on the path to adulthood — failing schools, dangerous streets, drug abuse, and teen pregnancy. But the good news, according to this book, is that there are many ... More


Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Jessica Gerrard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Education has long been central to the struggle for radical social change. Yet, as social class inequalities sustain and deepen, it is increasingly difficult to conceptualise and understand the ... More


Education for the World

Dana Burde

in Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter demonstrates the positive aspects of education interventions in Afghanistan. It begins by discussing the adoption of the “peace education” in the Afghan Ministry of Education (MoE) ... More


‘We are our own educators!’: black educational authority, gender and community control

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Chapter 6 turns to a consideration of BSS practices and their relationship to the state. First, this chapter examines the reclamation of educational authority made by BSSs, and the inter-relationship ... More


Cultivating Civic Virtue

Randall Curren and Charles Dorn

in Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226552255
eISBN:
9780226552422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552422.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Chapter 5 considers whether there is a virtuous form of patriotism and if so what role it might play in the scheme of civic virtue and civic education. It analyzes civic virtue as having three ... More


From Community Education to Neighborhood Schools

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In response to a series of polarizing labor organizing drives sponsored by the United Auto Workers union in the 1930s, which culminated in the Flint sit-down strike of 1936-1937, local industrialist ... More


Schools, ethos and inclusion

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Drawing on the work of sociologists of education and law specialists, chapter 7 highlights forms of discrimination and inequality inherent to the denominational nature of the education system, ... More


Integration after Parents Involved: What Does Research Suggest about Available Options?

Erica Frankenberg

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.7
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter reviews what is known from earlier efforts at integration and contemplates how such policies might fare in the aftermath of the complex legal decision in Parents Involved in Community ... More


‘Waken, children, waken! Justice be your aim’1: the creation of a children’s socialist movement and the ‘religion of socialism’

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Chapter three examines the primary characteristics of the Socialist Sunday School (SSS) movement's practice and its articulated purpose. Firstly, this chapter outlines the emergence of SSSs within ... More


“it's a local thing”: sex education as compromise and choice in wyoming

Nancy Kendall

in The Sex Education Debates

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922270
eISBN:
9780226922294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922294.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines how community–school relations and curricular decisions made in a decentralized policy environment affected the sex education approach adopted by a school and its teachers in ... More


Preventing Child and Adolescent Problem Behavior: Evidence-Based Strategies in Schools, Families, and Communities

Jeffrey M. Jenson and Kimberly A. Bender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199766598
eISBN:
9780190206369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766598.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Efforts to prevent common child and adolescent problems have increased significantly in the past several decades. We trace the history and evolution of school, family, and community approaches to ... More


Attempts to Create Demand

V. Santhakumar, Namita Gupta, and Rama Murthy Sripada

in Schooling for All: Can We Neglect the Demand?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467051
eISBN:
9780199087167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467051.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter takes up a number of policy measures adopted in India to enhance demand for schooling. Though midday meal scheme has helped increasing enrolment, its attraction has waned recently in a ... More


Introduction: Looking to the Future

Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth Debray

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.4
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book explores the meaning of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 (PICS, 2007) and what is possible in its aftermath and in ... More


‘For the workers’ battles are our battles’1: challenges and critiques, internationalism and women’s work

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Chapter four examines how Socialist Sunday Schools (SSSs) negotiated the wider political field, and defended their right to develop educational cultures of socialism for children and young people. ... More


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