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Book review: toxic schools: high-poverty education in New York and Amsterdam

Bartram, Brendan (2013) Book review: toxic schools: high-poverty education in New York and Amsterdam. LSE Review of Books (25 Nov 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Violent urban schools loom large in our culture: for decades they have served as the centerpieces of political campaigns and as window dressing for brutal television shows and movies. Based on six years of teaching and research in the Bronx and Amsterdam, Toxic Schools is a fully participatory ethnographic study and aspires to be a searing examination of daily life in two radically different settings. Brendan Bartram finds many strengths. Toxic Schools: High-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam. Bowen Paulle. University of Chicago Press. October 2013.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2014 14:15
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2014 14:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/55382

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