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Schoolsmart and motherwise : working-class women's identity and schooling

Author: Wendy Luttrell
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1997.
Series: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Schoolsmart and Motherwise' illustrates how and why American education disadvantages working-class women when they are children and adults. Women recount their childhood experiences which lead them to drop out of school.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Luttrell
ISBN: 0415910110 9780415910118 0415910129 9780415910125
OCLC Number: 35910481
Description: xv, 164 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Becoming Somebody --
2. Stories From The Field --
3. Schoolsmart and Motherwise --
4. Childhood Ambitions --
5. Storied Selves and School Mission --
6. Teachers and Their Pets --
7. Schools and Mothers --
8. The Push and Pull of School --
9. Lessons from the Women's Stories.
Series Title: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: School smart and mother wise
Responsibility: Wendy Luttrell.
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This book explores how and why American education disadvantages working-class women when they are children and adults.  Read more...

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