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The way class works : readings on school, family, and the economy / edited by Lois Weis
New York : Routledge, c2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HN59.2 .W39 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Social classes -- United States
Social stratification -- United States
Equality -- United States
Subject United States -- Social conditions
Physical Description 390 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction / Lois Weis -- Section I: Thinking/Living Class -- Why the rich are getting richer and the poor, poorer / Robert B. Reich -- The continuing Importance of class analysis / Erik Olin Wright -- Behind the gates: social splitting and the "other" / Setha Low -- The two-in-oneness of class / Wendy Luttrell -- Reflections on class and educational reform / Stanley Aronowitz -- Section II: Parenting Class -- Class out of place: the white middle classes and intersectionalities of class and "race" in urban state schooling in England / Diane Reay -- Class reproduction and social networks in the U.S.A. / Fiona Devine -- Watching, waiting, and deciding when to intervene: race, class, and the transmission of advantage / Annette Lareau -- Are middle-class families advantaging their children? / Kimberly S. Maier, Timothy G. Ford, and Barbara Schneider -- Parenting practices and schooling: the way class works for new immigrant groups / Guofang Li -- Section III: Schooling Class -- Persisting social class inequality in U.S. education / Adam Gamoran -- The social cost of inadequate education of black males / Henry M. Levin -- Social class and school knowledge / Jean Anyon -- Social class and tracking within schools / Sean Patrick Kelly -- How class matters: the geography of educational desire and despair in schools and courts / Michelle Fine, April Burns, MarĂ­a Elena Torre and Yasser A. Payne -- Playing to middle class self-interest in pursuit of school equity / Ellen Brantlinger -- Class, teachers, and teacher education / Greg Dimitriadis -- Social class and higher education: a reorganization of opportunities / Scott L. Thomas and Angela Bell -- Section IV: Complicating Class, Race and Gender Intersectionality -- Towards a re-thinking of class as nested in race and gender: tracking the white working class in the final quarter of the twentieth century / Lois Weis -- The ideological blackening of Hmong American youth / Stacey J. Lee -- Schools, social class and youth: a Bernsteinian analysis / Alan R. Sadovnik -- Spatial containment in the inner city: youth subcultures, class-conflict and geographies of exclusion / Jo-Anne Dillabough, Jacqueline Kennelly and Eugenia Wang -- Class and the middle: schooling, subjectivity and social formation / Julie McLeod and Lyn Yates -- Rereading class, rereading cultural studies / Jennifer Logue and Cameron McCarthy
Alternate Author Weis, Lois

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