Urban youth and schooling [electronic resource] : the experiences and identities of educationally 'at risk' young people / Louise Archer, Sumi Hollingworth, Heather Mendick.

Author
Archer, Louise [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Berkshire, England : Open University Press, 2010.
Description
1 online resource (173 p.)

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Series
Education in an urbanised society. [More in this series]
Summary note
This book critically engages with contemporary notions of 'at risk' youth. It explores the complexity of urban, working-class young people's relationships with education and schooling and discusses strategies for addressing these issues.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [142]-155) and index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • Front cover; Half title; Series editor; Title page; Copyright page; CONTENTS; SERIES EDITORS' PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1 SOCIAL EXCLUSION, RISK AND URBAN SCHOOLS; 2 'THE STREET', 'THE ESTATE' AND 'MY TRAINERS': SOCIAL CLASS AND URBAN EDUCATION; 3 ENTANGLED IDENTITIES: 'RACE', ETHNICITY AND SCHOOLING; 4 'RESPONSIBLE BOYS' AND GENDER AND SCHOOLING; 5 ASPIRATIONS AND 'THE FUTURE'; 6 RESPECT, RECIPROCITY AND RELEVANCE: THE THREE Rs FOR URBAN SCHOOLS; 7 CHOICE OR COERCION? POLICIES TO PROMOTE EDUCATIONAL ENGAGEMENT; 8 CONCLUSIONS; GLOSSARY; APPENDIX 1: YOUNG PEOPLE INTERVIEWED
  • APPENDIX 2: EDUCATIONAL PROFESSIONALS INTERVIEWEDREFERENCES; INDEX; Back cover
ISBN
  • 1-283-33807-6
  • 9786613338075
  • 0-335-23904-8
OCLC
  • 765122287
  • 781444459
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