Framing Dropouts Notes on the Politics of an Urban High School

ISBN-10: 0791404048
ISBN-13: 9780791404041
Edition: 1991
Authors: Michelle Fine
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Description: Profiles high school dropouts, particularly low-income African- American and Latino students at a New York City high school, and finds that they are generally psychologically healthy, and should be considered more as critics of social and economic  More...

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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 3/5/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Profiles high school dropouts, particularly low-income African- American and Latino students at a New York City high school, and finds that they are generally psychologically healthy, and should be considered more as critics of social and economic injustice and of the education and labor market arrangements than as the misfit losers they are dismissed as in the prevailing literature. Also available in paper (0404-8), $19.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Michelle Fine is Distinguished Professor of Psychology, CUNY Graduate Center in New York.

Tables
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Unpacking The Historic Irony
On Equal Educational Opportunities and Unequal Educational Outcomes
Critical Ethnographic Slices Of Comprehensive High: Voices, Bodies, And Critique
Silencing and Nurturing Student Voices
Discharging the Student Bodies
Where Are You Going?
On Critical Consciousness
Educators' Experiences: On Being Heard (and More Often, Not)
Burning at Both Ends: Low-Income Mothers, Their Public Schools, and Their Adolescents
Reframing Dropouts: Critical Theory And Activist Politics
Public Schools as a Public Sphere
Reclaiming the Public Sphere
Appendix: The Cohort Study: Tracking the Bodies
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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