Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urban education, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine teaching, urban schools, community and race issues in education in the US, whilst also exploring the general principles and practices of education in various countries. This set will be of particular interest to students of sociology and urbanization respectively.

  • Between Two Worlds: Black Students in an Urban Community College book cover

    Between Two Worlds

    Black Students in an Urban Community College, 1st Edition

    By Lois Weis

    First published in 1985, this book explores the ‘lived culture’ of urban black students in a community college located in a large northeastern city in the United States. The author immersed herself in the institution she was studying for a full academic year, exploring both the direct experiences…

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  • Teachers and Crisis: Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture book cover

    Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Carlson

    Advocates of the ‘back-to-basics’ movement argue that a basic skills programme ensures that students are educated to a minimum level of literacy required to enter the labour force. Critics charge that these efforts only increase school bureaucracy and undermine teachers’ autonomy in the classroom.…

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  • Schools in an Urban Community: A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965 book cover

    Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urban education, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine teaching, urban schools, community and race issues in education in the US,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Urban Education in the 19th Century: Proceedings of the 1976 Annual Conference of the History of Education Society of Great Britain book cover

    Urban Education in the 19th Century

    Proceedings of the 1976 Annual Conference of the History of Education Society of Great Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by D.A. Reeder

    First published in 1977, Urban Education in the 19th Century is a collection based on the conference papers of the annual 1976 conference for the History of Education Society. The book illustrates a variety of ways of elucidating the connections between education and the city, mainly in…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education