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Dividing Classes

How the Middle Class Negotiates and Rationalizes School Advantage

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Dividing Classes by Ellen A Brantlinger
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Dividing Classes offers a first-hand ethnographic account to examine the relationship between social class structures and educational success. Instead of studying the historically marginalized lower classes, this book asserts the need to look beyond poor peoples' values of dominant groups to explain the reproduction of social class. Drawing on interviews with 31 administrators, principals, and teachers and 20 middle-class mothers in a small town, Ellen Brantlinger discovers the considerable power the middle class wields in determining school policy and practice to secure educational advantages for their children. With the insight gained from this perspective, the roots of increasingly conservative educational policy and the idea of class as an organising category in education are critically examined.

Author Biography

Ellen Brantlinger is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Indiana University, Bloomington.
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2003
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
262
Dimensions
152x229x22
ISBN-13
9780415932974
Product ID
2965551

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