Pedagogy, policy, and the privatized city : stories of dispossession and defiance from New Orleans
- New York : Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University, c2010.
- Physical description
- xiv, 190 p. ; 24 cm.
HV636 2005 .N4 P44 2010
- Unknown HV636 2005 .N4 P44 2010
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-175) and index.
- Publisher's Summary
- In cities across the nation, communities of color find themselves resisting state disinvestment and the politics of dispossession. Students at the Centera writing initiative based in several New Orleans high schoolstakes on this struggle through a close examination of race and schools. The book builds on the powerful stories of marginalized youth and their teachers who contest the policies that are destructive to their communities: decentralization, charter schools, market-based educational choice, teachers union-busting, mixed-income housing, and urban redevelopment. Striking commentaries from the foremost scholars of the day explore the wider implications of these stories for pedagogy and educational policy in schools across the United States and the globe. Most importantly, this book reveals what must be done to challenge oppressive conditions and transform our schools for the benefit of all students.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Hurricane Katrina, 2005 > Social aspects > Louisiana > New Orleans.
- Disaster victims > Louisiana > New Orleans.
- Community life > Louisiana > New Orleans.
- Education and state > Louisiana > New Orleans.
- Educational change > Louisiana > New Orleans.
- Racism in education > Louisiana > New Orleans.
- Racism > Political aspects > Louisiana > New Orleans.
- New Orleans (La.) > Race relations.
- New Orleans (La.) > Social conditions.
- Publication date
- Kristen L. Buras with Jim Randels, Kalamu ya Salaam, and Students at the Center ; foreword by Robin D.G. Kelley ; afterword by Zeus Leonardo.