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Police in the Hallways : Discipline in an Urban High School.

Author: Kathleen Nolan; Paul Willis
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As zero-tolerance discipline policies have been instituted at high schools across the country, police officers are employed with increasing frequency to enforce behavior codes and maintain order, primarily at poorly performing, racially segregated urban schools. Actions that may once have sent students to the detention hall or resulted in their suspension may now introduce them to the criminal justice system. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nolan, Kathleen.
Police in the Hallways : Discipline in an Urban High School.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Nolan; Paul Willis
ISBN: 9780816678648 0816678642 9781452947532 1452947538
OCLC Number: 756484554
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: COVER; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION: Studying Urban School Discipline: A Bronx Tale; 1 How the Police Took Over School Discipline: From Policies of Inclusion to Punishment and Exclusion; 2 Signs of the Times: Place, Culture, and Control at Urban Public High School; 3 Instituting the Culture of Control: Disciplinary Practices and Order Maintenance; 4 Against the Law: Student Noncompliance and Contestation; 5 Tensions between Educational Approaches and Discourses of Control; 6 The Underlife: Oppositional Behavior at Urban Public High School. 7 Living Proof: Experiences of Economic and Educational ExclusionCONCLUSION: Recommendations for Effective Urban Schooling and Sound Discipline; Acknowledgments; Notes; Works Cited; Index.

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As zero-tolerance discipline policies have been instituted at high schools across the country, police officers are employed with increasing frequency to enforce behavior codes and maintain order, primarily at poorly performing, racially segregated urban schools. Actions that may once have sent students to the detention hall or resulted in their suspension may now introduce them to the criminal justice system. In "Police in the Hallways," Kathleen Nolan explores the impact of policing and punitive disciplinary policies on the students and their educational experience. Through in-depth.

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"Police in the Hallways presents a detailed ethnographic analysis of the ways in which discipline policies in New York schools have influenced the education and social experience of young people in Read more...

 
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