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Rural Education for the Twenty-First Century Identity, Place, and Community in a Globalizing World

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ISBN-10: 0271036834

ISBN-13: 9780271036830

Edition: 2010

Authors: Kai A. Schafft, Alecia Youngblood Jackson

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication date: 6/25/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Rural Education and Community in the Twenty-first Century
Spaces of Identity
Learning to Be Rural: Identity Lessons from History, Schooling, and the U.S. Corporate Media
Poverty and School Achievement in Rural Communities: A Social-Class Interpretation
"The Drama of Their Daily Lives": Racist Language and Struggles over the Local in a Rural High School
Fields of Discourse: A Foucauldian Analysis of Schooling in a Rural, U.S. Southern Town
Placing Education
The Challenges of Student Transiency for Rural Schools and Communities in the Era of No Child Left Behind
Wharf Talk, Home Talk, and School Talk: The Politics of Language in a Coastal Community
Globalization, Asymmetric Urbanization, and Rural Disadvantage in Sub-Saharan Africa
Teaching School in Rural America: Toward an Educated Hope
Teaching Communities
Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities: Global Influence and Local Design
The Golden Cage of Rural College Access: How Higher Education Can Respond to the Rural Life
Opening Their Eyes: E-Learning for Rural and Isolated Communities in Australia
Advocating for English Language Learners: U.S. Teacher Leadership in Rural Texas Schools
Growing Up Rural and Moving Toward Family-School Partnerships: Special Educators Reflect on Biography and Place
Conclusion: Economics, Community, and Rural Education: Rethinking the Nature of Accountability in the Twenty-first Century
List of Contributors
Index