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By Professor Lois Weis

So much educators could agree that the hidden agendas on category, race, and gender, to a wide quantity, situation and confirm the shape and the content material of education. yet, how a lot of this case is because of college components, and what kind of to social historical past components, is heatedly mentioned and debated via students operating inside of either the mainstream and important traditions within the box of schooling. category, Race, and Gender in American schooling represents a groundbreaking review of present matters and modern ways concerned about the parts of sophistication, race, and gender in American schooling. during this e-book, the 1st to mix a attention of those matters and to enquire the way within which they attach within the college adventure, authors reflect on the actual events of ladies and men of divergent racial and sophistication backgrounds from their earliest formative years reports in the course of the grownup college years. whereas delivering helpful unique in-depth ethnographic and statistical analyses, the quantity additionally comprises the various vital present theoretical debates; the controversy among structuralists and culturalists is highlighted, for instance.

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We wish to maintain that these nuances and subtle differences within research and practice are not only consequential in terms of theory, but also for the politics and pedagogical practices in education. 7 These observations aside, mainstream theories of race, class, and gender domination in education rest squarely on particular conceptualizations of the nature and effect of schooling in general. 8 This has involved a powerful consolidation and naturalization of methods of quantification and measurement, the predominance of positivistic empiricist approaches to the analysis of educational and social phenomena, and the steady incorporation of mainstream research into establishment policies and agendas.

High School Girls in a De-Industrializing Economy Lois Weis 183 9. Black Visibility in a Multi-Ethnic High School James Stanlaw and Alan Peshkin 209 10. Urban Appalachian Girls and Young Women: Bowing to No One Kathryn M. Borman, Elaine Mueninghoff, and Shirley Piazza 230 11. Black Cultural Forms in Schools: A Cross National Comparison R. Patrick Solomon 249 12. Women's Ways of Going to School: Cultural Reproduction of Women's Identities as Workers Dorothy C. Holland and Margaret A. Eisenhart 266 13.

4. Women--Education--United States. 5. Minorities- -Education--United States. 6. Equality--United States. I. Weis. Lois. II. Series. 19´34--dc1987-21929 CIP 10 9 Page v CONTENTS Acknowledgments vii Introduction Lois Weis 1 Overview Race, Class, and Gender in American Educational Research: Toward a Nonsynchronous Parallelist Position Cameron McCarthy and Michael W. Apple 9 PART I: DIFFERENT KNOWLEDGE, UNEQUAL STRUCTURES, UNEQUAL OUTCOMES 1. Nested Contexts Sally Lubeck 43 2. Hispanic-American Children's Experiences in Classrooms: A Comparison between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Children Flora Ida Ortiz 63 3.

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