Silenced Voices and Extraordinary Conversations: Re-Imagining Schools

Silenced Voices and Extraordinary Conversations: Re-Imagining Schools

By: Michelle Fine (author), Lois Weis (author)Paperback

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This volume is a collection of classic essays - as urgently needed now as when they first appeared - on social class, race, gender, and schooling crafted over the course of two decades. The authors invite all of us to take a serious look at the paradox of public education - the ways in which urban schools reproduce social inequalities while, at the same time, serve as sites for learning at its most transformative and compelling. A must-read for all those educators who believe that ""we can no longer afford to cede this space to policymakers who know little of the life of a classroom, the curiosity of a child, and the moral imperatives of teaching for critical citizenship.

About Author

Michelle Fine is Distinguished Professor of Social/Personality Psychology at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Lois Weis is Professor of Sociology of Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780807742846
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780807742846
  • ISBN10: 0807742848

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