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Social Class, Poverty And Education
     

Social Class, Poverty And Education

by Bruce Biddle
 

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ISBN-10: 0415928419

ISBN-13: 9780415928410

Pub. Date: 08/30/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Equal access to education is an important American ideal, yet for many years it has been unavailable to a large number of Americans living in impoverished communities. Biddle gives an insightful progress report on today's educational system.

Overview

Equal access to education is an important American ideal, yet for many years it has been unavailable to a large number of Americans living in impoverished communities. Biddle gives an insightful progress report on today's educational system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415928410
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/30/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Series Prefacevii
Prefaceix
Chapter 1Poverty, Ethnicity, and Achievement in American Schools1
Chapter 2First Person Plural: Education as Public Property31
Chapter 3Poverty, Welfare Reform, and Children's Achievement49
Chapter 4Linking Bourdieu's Concept of Capital to the Broader Field: The Case of Family-School Relationships77
Chapter 5Defensive Network Orientations as Internalized Oppression: How Schools Mediate the Influence of Social Class on Adolescent Development101
Chapter 6Family Disadvantage, the Self, and Academic Achievement133
Chapter 7Policy, Poverty, and Capable Teaching: Assumptions and Issues in Policy Design175
Chapter 8Social Class, Poverty, and Schooling: Social Contexts, Educational Practices, and Policy Options213
List of Contributors243
Index247

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