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Race in the Schoolyard : Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities - 03 edition

Race in the Schoolyard : Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities (ISBN10: 0813532256; ISBN13: 9780813532257)
ISBN13: 978-0813532257
ISBN10: 0813532256

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ISBN13: 978-0813532240
ISBN10: 0813532248

Summary: The way race and racial inequality are reproduced in day-to-day interactions in American schools is frequently invisible to even well-intentioned teachers and administrators, argues Lewis (sociology and African American studies, U. of Illinois). She Pierre Bourdieu's notion of social capital as an analytical tool in her ethnographic study of three schools set in urban and suburban contexts. She describes how differing levels of social capital are reproduced by school
s, thereby reproducing social inequality. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Summary: The way race and racial inequality are reproduced in day-to-day interactions in American schools is frequently invisible to even well-intentioned teachers and administrators, argues Lewis (sociology and African American studies, U. of Illinois). She Pierre Bourdieu's notion of social capital as an analytical tool in her ethnographic study of three schools set in urban and suburban contexts. She describes how differing levels of social capital are reproduced by schools, thereby reproducing social inequality. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 03
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Year Published: 2003
International: No



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