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Canaries reflect on the mine : dropouts' stories of schooling

Author: Jeanne Cameron
Publisher: Charlotte, NC : Information Age Pub., ©2012.
Series: Research for social justice.
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This book invites readers to see schooling and early school leaving through the eyes of high school dropouts. The transcendent desires revealed with poignant clarity by this research - to be known and valued, to learn with purpose and autonomy - are spoken with poignant clarity by the young people who story these pages.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Cameron
ISBN: 9781617359712 1617359718 9781617359989 161735998X 9781617359996 1617359998 9781617359736 1617359734 9781617359729 1617359726
OCLC Number: 801810193
Description: xxx, 128 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Narrative research and sociological poetry --
Hannah : pushing back, moving on --
Steve : a gambler's story --
Adel : refusing to be left behind --
Cole : making money, making sense --
Isabel : "I pretty much felt like I wasn't even there" --
Iris : a voice not heard --
Ivan : loss of faith --
Canaries in the mine --
Spin and whisper.
Series Title: Research for social justice.
Responsibility: Jeanne Cameron.

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This book invites readers to see schooling and early school leaving through the eyes of high school dropouts. The transcendent desires revealed with poignant clarity by this research - to be known and valued, to learn with purpose and autonomy - are spoken with poignant clarity by the young people who story these pages.

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