Late to Class

Social Class and Schooling in the New Economy

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b>Winner of the 2007 Critics' Choice Award presented by the American Educational Studies Association

Late to Class presents theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical perspectives on social class and schooling in the United States. Grounding their analyses at the intersections of class, ethnicity, gender, geography, and schooling, the contributors examine the educational experiences of poor, working class, and middle class students against the backdrop of complicated class stratification in a shifting global economy. Together, they explore the salience of class in understanding the social, economic, and cultural landscapes within which young people in the United States come to understand the meaning of their formal education in times of changing opportunity.

ISBNs 9780791470947, 0791480143, 9780791480144
Language English