Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

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

    Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

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

    Between Two Worlds

    Black Students in an Urban Community College

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

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

    Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture

    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.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education