The Politics of Urban Education in the United States: The Politics of Education Association Yearbook, 1991

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  • ISBN-13: 9780750700900
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/1992
  • Series: Education Policy Perspectives Series
  • Pages: 210
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
A list of the Editors and Contributors
Introduction: The politics of urban education in the United States: Introduction and overview 1
Pt. 1 The study of the politics of education
1 The politics of urban education as a field of study: An interpretive analysis 3
2 Urban education as a field of study: Problems of knowledge and power 27
3 Knowledge and power in research into the politics of urban education 45
4 Public choice perspectives on urban schools 57
Pt. 2 The political condition of urban schools
5 Leadership turnover and business mobilization: The changing political ecology of urban school systems 71
6 Urban schools as organizations: Political perspectives 87
7 Urban politics and state school finance in the 1980s 105
8 Political and financial support for school-based and child-centred reforms 123
Pt. 3 Urban school renewal and implementation strategies: Political implications
9 Urban school desegregation: From race to resources 137
10 School decentralization and empowerment 149
11 Politics and federal aid to urban school systems: The case of Chapter One 167
12 Equity, adequacy and educational need: The courts and urban school finance 181
Pt. 4 Epilogue: Toward improved knowledge and policy on urban education 193
Index 201
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