Radical Possibilities: Public Policy, Urban Education, and a New Social Movement
Routledge, 2005 - 240 من الصفحات
Jean Anyon's groundbreaking new book reveals the influence of federal and metropolitan policies and practices on the poverty that plagues schools and communities in American cities and segregated, low-income suburbs. Public policies...such as those regulating the minimum wage, job availability, tax rates, federal transit, and affordable housing...all create conditions in urban areas that no education policy as currently conceived can transcend. In this first book since her best-selling Ghetto Schooling, Jean Anyon argues that we must replace these federal and metro-area policies with more equitable ones so that urban school reform can have positive life consequences for students.
Anyon provides a much-needed new paradigm for understanding and combating educational injustice. Radical Possibilities reminds us that historically, equitable public policies have been typically created as a result of the political pressure brought to bear by social movements. Basing her analysis on new research in civil rights history and social movement theory, Anyon skillfully explains how the current moment offers serious possibilities for the creation of such a force. The book powerfully describes five social movements already under way in U.S. cities, and offers readers interested in building this new social movement a set of practical and theoretical insights into securing economic and educational justice for the many millions of America's poor families and students.
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
لم نعثر على أي مراجعات في الأماكن المعتادة.
طبعات أخرى - عرض جميع المقتطفات
achievement activism activists affluent affordable housing African American argue Bernstein Black and Latino borhoods Boushey Brookings Institution campaigns CDCs Center central cities chapter Chicago civil rights movement coalitions community organizing corporate create critical pedagogy decades demonstrates districts earned Economic Policy Institute education organizing educational reform employers employment example families federal policies foundations funding groups high school Hope VI ibid improve income tax increased inequality inner city inner-city labor Lafer Latino living wage macroeconomic macroeconomic policies ment metro areas metropolitan areas middle-class million minimum wage minority Mishel municipalities opportunities Orfield orga parents percent political poor poverty line programs protest public housing public policy racial regional residents school reform segregated skills social justice social movement strategies struggle suburban suburbs teachers tion transportation union urban education urban neighborhoods urban school reform Washington wealth White women workers York