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Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education


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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.

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Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

1st Edition

By Various
December 06, 2017

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, ...

Schools in an Urban Community A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965

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

1st Edition

By Cheryl Parsons
November 28, 2019

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 ...

Teachers and Crisis Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture

Teachers and Crisis: Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture

1st Edition

By Dennis Carlson
November 28, 2019

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....

Between Two Worlds Black Students in an Urban Community College

Between Two Worlds: Black Students in an Urban Community College

1st Edition

By Lois Weis
November 12, 2019

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 ...

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

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

1st Edition

Edited By D.A. Reeder
August 09, 2019

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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