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Suddenly Diverse: How School Districts Manage Race and Inequality

Erica O. Turner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226675220
eISBN:
9780226675534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675534.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book examines the contemporary challenges of racial inequity in school district-level education policy and practice. Through a comparative analysis of two school districts with different ... More


Color-Blind Managerialism and the Contradictions of Public Schooling

Erica O. Turner

in Suddenly Diverse: How School Districts Manage Race and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226675220
eISBN:
9780226675534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675534.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the book, its arguments and themes, its subjects and methods, and its broader contributions to understanding education policy and the perpetuation of racial ... More


Education in Palliative Care: Building a Culture of Learning

Bee Wee and Nic Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569855
eISBN:
9780191730443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569855.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Despite the fact that most palliative care educators are involved in teaching, there is little literature devoted to education specifically within palliative care. This book bridges that gap, giving ... More


Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

Donald N. Levine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475530
eISBN:
9780226475783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475783.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

It is one thing to lament the financial pressures put on universities, quite another to face up to the poverty of resources for thinking about what universities should do when they purport to offer a ... More


Introduction

Nicholas H. Farnham

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Liberal education has always had its full share of theorists, believers, and detractors, both inside and outside the academy. The best of these have been responsible for the evolutionary ... More


Understanding What a School Really Wants

Will Kuhn and Ethan Hein

in Electronic Music School: A Contemporary Approach to Teaching Musical Creativity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190076634
eISBN:
9780190076672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076634.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter discusses the behind-the-scenes process of persuading school leaders to approve a music technology offering. The key administrators involved in making these decisions include the ... More


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