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Maximum security : the culture of violence in inner-city schools

Author: John Devine
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1996.
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Based on years of frontline experience in New York's inner-city schools, this text seeks to demonstrate that intense policing and security strategies are not only ineffectual, they divorce students  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Devine
ISBN: 0226143864 9780226143866 0226143872 9780226143873
OCLC Number: 924897912
Description: 279 s
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction 1: Schools or "Schools"? Competing Discourses on Violence 2: Tutors, Mentors, Ethnographers 3: Foucault, Security Guards, and Indocile Bodies 4: Teachers and the "Marshmallow Effect" 5: Pedagogical Theory and the Mind/Body Duality 6: Violence: The Latest Curricular Specialty 7: "Youth's Youthfulness": An Alternate View 8: Remythologizing Inner-City Schooling Epilogue: A Jesuitical Fantasy Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: John Devine.


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