Mothering for Schooling

Mothering for Schooling

by Alison Griffith, Dorothy Smith, Dorothy E. Smith
     
 

Griffith and Smith explore the innumerable, hidden, seemingly mundane tasks like getting kids ready for school, helping with homework, or serving on the PTA can all have profound effects on what occurs within school. Based on longitudinal interviews with mothers of school-age children, this book exposes the effects mothers' work has on educational systems as a

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Griffith and Smith explore the innumerable, hidden, seemingly mundane tasks like getting kids ready for school, helping with homework, or serving on the PTA can all have profound effects on what occurs within school. Based on longitudinal interviews with mothers of school-age children, this book exposes the effects mothers' work has on educational systems as a whole and the ways in which inequalities of educational opportunities are reproduced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415950534
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/04/2004
Series:
Critical Social Thought Series
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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