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A curriculum of fear : homeland security in US public schools

Author: Nicole Nguyen
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Curriculum of Fear examines Milton High School's specialized Homeland Security program--what it means to students and staff and what it says about the militarization of public schools. The first ethnography of such a program, it provides a close encounter with the new normal imposed by the global war on terror--a school under siege, actively preparing for the siege itself."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nguyen, Nicole.
Curriculum of fear.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015039886
(OCoLC)934277829
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Nguyen
ISBN: 9781452951775 1452951772 9781452955209 1452955204
OCLC Number: 953970236
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: welcome to Milton High --
Teaching war and feeling fear : public school reform during the global war on terror --
The covert researcher : the ethics of a school ethnography --
This is your future : militarizing the dreams of students --
Teaching terrorism : inside the homeland security program --
Student, terrorist, or patriot? : learning to fear, mourn, and love after September 11th --
Conclusion: thinking differently while under siege --
Acknowledgements --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Nicole Nguyen.

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"A Curriculum of Fear examines Milton High School's specialized Homeland Security program--what it means to students and staff and what it says about the militarization of public schools. The first ethnography of such a program, it provides a close encounter with the new normal imposed by the global war on terror--a school under siege, actively preparing for the siege itself."--Publisher's description.

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