White Middle-Class Identities and Urban Schooling (Identity Studies in the Social Sciences) (Paperback)

White Middle-Class Identities and Urban Schooling (Identity Studies in the Social Sciences) By D. Reay, G. Crozier, D. James Cover Image
$82.49
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days

Description


This book examines experiences and implications of 'against-the-grain' school choices, where white middle class families choose ordinary and 'low performing' secondary schools for their children. It offers a unique view of identity formation, taking in matters like family history, locality and whiteness.

About the Author


Author Diane Reay: Diane Reay is Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge, UK. She has previously published Activating Participation: Parents and Teachers Working Towards Partnership (co-edited with Gill Crozier).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781137355010
ISBN-10: 1137355018
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 1st, 2011
Pages: 201
Language: English
Series: Identity Studies in the Social Sciences