Radical possibilities : public policy, urban education, and a new social movement (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Radical possibilities : public policy, urban education, and a new social movement

Author: Jean Anyon
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Critical social thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"The core argument of Jean Anyon's classic Radical Possibilities is deceptively simple: if we do not direct our attention to the ways in which federal and metropolitan policies maintain the poverty that plagues communities in American cities, urban school reform as currently conceived is doomed to fail. With every chapter thoroughly revised and updated, this edition picks up where the 2005 publication left off,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Anyon
ISBN: 9780415635578 0415635578 9780415635585 0415635586
OCLC Number: 855977645
Description: ix. 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: The great recession --
Financialization, economic disaster, and an alternative --
Part II: Federal policies that maintain poverty --
The economic is political --
Federal policies that keep people poor --
Income, wealth, and taxes --
New hope for urban students --
Part III: Metro area inequities --
Metro areas and the regional geography of poverty : job and public transit mismatches --
Housing reform as education reform --
Regional and local challenges to inequity --
Part IV: Social movements, new public policy, and urban educational reform --
How do people become involved in political contention? --
Building a social movement --
Putting educators at the center of a social movement for economic and educational justice.
Series Title: Critical social thought.
Responsibility: Jean Anyon.

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Radical Possibilities examines the concrete effects of economic decision-making on the education sector, and argues that urban school reform as currently conceived is doomed to fail unless we  Read more...

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"A year after her death, this second edition of Anyon's Radical Possibilities continues to trouble the status quo of American education systems that reinforce hegemonically stratified social Read more...

 
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