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Urban youth and schooling [electronic resource] : the experiences and identities of educationally 'at risk' young people / Louise Archer, Sumi Hollingworth, Heather Mendick.
Berkshire, England : Open University Press, 2010.
1 online resource (173 p.)
Education in an urbanised society.
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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.
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -155) and index.
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
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