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Learning Privilege Lessons of Power and Identity in Affluent Schooling

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ISBN-10: 0415960827

ISBN-13: 9780415960823

Edition: 2008

Authors: Adam Howard

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How cannbsp;teachers bridge the gap between their commitments to social justice and their day to day practice? This is the question author Adam Howard asked as he began teaching at an elitenbsp;private school and the question that led him to conduct a six-year study on affluent schooling. Unfamiliar with the educational landscape of privilege and abundance, he began exploring the burning questions he had as a teacher on the lessons affluent students are taught in schooling about their place in the world, their relationships with others, and who they are. Grounded in an extensive ethnographic account, Learning Privilege examines the concept of privilege itself and the cultural and social…    
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 9/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Teaching the Affluent
Revisioning Privilege
In Pursuit of Excellence
College-Oriented Desires and Expectations
Trust
Honoring Traditions
Giving Back
Outsiders Within
Privileged Perceptions of the Subjugated Other
Interrupting Privilege
Notes
References
Index