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A companion to the anthropology of education / edited by Bradley A. U. Levinson, Mica Pollock.


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Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
  • Book
  • xix, 572 p. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 11. Teresa L. McCarty and Larisa Warhol.
  • Anthropological Perspectives on Language Education Planning and Policy.
  • 12. Patricia Baquedano-López and Sera Jean Hernandez.
  • Language Socialization Across Educational Settings.
  • 13. Joseph Tobin and Allison Henward.
  • Ethnographic Studies of Children and Youth and the Media.
  • 14. H. Samy Alim.
  • Hip-Hop and the Politics of Ill-literacy.
  • 15. Laura Wright, Joel Kuipers, and Gail Viechnicki.
  • Argumentation and the Negotiation of Scientific Authority in Classrooms.
  • States, Identities, and Education.
  • 16. Veronique Benei.
  • The Predicament of Embodied Nationalisms and Educational Subjects.
  • 17. Bradley A.U. Levinson.
  • Toward an Anthropology of (Democratic) Citizenship Education.
  • 18. Amy Stambach and Zolani Ngwane.
  • Development, Post-colonialism, and Global Networks as Frameworks for Studying Education in Africa and Beyond.
  • 19. Sally Anderson.
  • Civil Sociality and Childhood Education.
  • 20. Vanessa L. Fong and Sung won Kim.
  • Chinese Children, Youth, and Education.
  • 21. Fida Adely and Gregory Starrett.
  • Schools, Skills, and Morals in the Contemporary Middle East.
  • 22. Carlos Miñana Blasco and Carolina Arango Vargas.
  • Educational Policy, Anthropology, and the State.
  • Roles, Experiences, and Institutions.
  • 23. Margaret A. Gibson and Jill P. Koyama.
  • Immigrants and Education.
  • 24. Ángel Di; az de Rada and Livia Jime; nez Sedano.
  • Variations on Diversity and the Risks of Bureaucratic Complicity.
  • 25. Sarah Jewett and Katherine Schultz.
  • Toward an Anthropology of Teachers and Teaching.
  • 26. Wesley Shumar and Shabana Mir.
  • Cultural Anthropology Looks at Higher Education.
  • 27. Edmund T. Hamann and Lisa Rosen.
  • What Makes the Anthropology of Education Policy Implementation Anthropological?
  • Interventions.
  • 28. Norma González and Leisy Wyman.
  • The Past, Present, and Future of "Funds of Knowledge".
  • 29. Gunther Dietz and Laura Selene Mateos Corte; s.
  • Multiculturalism and Intercultural Education Facing the Anthropology of Education.
  • 30. Julio Cammarota.
  • A Socio-Historical Perspective for Participatory Action Research and Youth Ethnography in Social Justice Education.
  • 31. Janise Hurtig and Andrea Dyrness.
  • Parents as Critical Educators and Ethnographers of Education.
  • 32. Ángela Valenzuela, Patricia Lopez, and Emmanuel Garci; a.
  • The Critical Ethnography of Public Policy and Social Justice in the Texas State Legislature.
"A Companion to the Anthropology of Education presents a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the field, exploring the social and cultural dimension of educational processes in both formal and nonformal settings. Explores theoretical and applied approaches to cultural practice in a diverse range of educational settings around the world, in both formal and non-formal contexts Includes contributions by leading educational anthropologists Integrates work from and on many different national systems of scholarship, including China, the United States, Africa, the Middle East, Colombia, Mexico, India, the United Kingdom, and Denmark Examines the consequences of history, cultural diversity, language policies, governmental mandates, inequality, and literacy for everyday educational processes "-- Provided by publisher. "Integrating work from several different national systems of scholarship, A Companion to the Anthropology of Education presents a comprehensive and state-of-art overview of the field of anthropology of education. Leading educational anthropologists examine everyday educational processes in culturally diverse settings, and the impacts on those processes of history, language policies, geographically specific problems and solutions, governmental mandates, literacy, inequality, multiculturalism, and more. Each contributor evaluates the key anthropological advances, arguments and approaches that inform the field's research. The Companion presents both theoretical and applied perspectives on important processes of education, in specific locations and worldwide"-- Provided by publisher.
Levinson, Bradley A., 1963-
Pollock, Mica, 1971-
Blackwell companions to anthropology ; 12.

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