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When middle-class parents choose urban schools : class, race, and the challenge of equity in public education / Linn Posey-Maddox.

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Author/Creator:
Posey-Maddox, Linn, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Copyright date:
2014
Publication:
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-197) and index.
Contents:
  • Middle-class parents and city school transformation
  • Reconceptualizing the "urban": examining race, class, and demographic change in cities and their public schools
  • Building a "critical mass": neighborhood parent group action for school change
  • The (re)making of a "good" public school: parent and teacher views of a changing school community
  • Professionalizing the MPTO: race, class, and shifting norms for "active" parents
  • Morningside revisited
  • Maintaining a "commitment to everyone": toward a vision of equitable development in urban public schooling
  • Appendix A: Social class categories
  • Appendix B: Methodological approach.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780226120188
022612018X
9780226120218
022612021X

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