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Pledging Allegiance: Learning Nationalism at the El Paso-Juarez Border / Edition 1
     

Pledging Allegiance: Learning Nationalism at the El Paso-Juarez Border / Edition 1

by Susan J. Rippberger, Kathleen A. Staudt, Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez
 

ISBN-10: 0415934915

ISBN-13: 9780415934916

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Offering a critical ethnography of education at the U.S.-Mexico border, Pledging Allegiance explores how public schools teach cultural and national values explicitly and implicitly. Susan J. Rippberger and Kathleen A. Staudt illuminate the complex overlays of culture and learning through the eyes of students, teachers, and administrators in U.S. and Mexican

Overview

Offering a critical ethnography of education at the U.S.-Mexico border, Pledging Allegiance explores how public schools teach cultural and national values explicitly and implicitly. Susan J. Rippberger and Kathleen A. Staudt illuminate the complex overlays of culture and learning through the eyes of students, teachers, and administrators in U.S. and Mexican schools. This book examines nationalism and civic ritual, bilingualism, technology, and classroom organization to discover how educators along the border impart senses of national and cultural identity to their students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415934916
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Public Schools and Nationalism

1. Contextualizing Nationalism and Education

2. Nationalism, Civics, and Education

3. Classroom Organization and Management: Lessons on Civics

4. Bilingualism: Language Policy and Use

5. Technology: Control and Autonomy

6. Conclusions

Bibliography

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