John Marsh is associate professor of English at Penn State University. He is the author of two previous books: Class Dismissed: Why We Cannot Teach or Learn Our Way out of Inequality and Hog Butchers, Beggars, and Busboys: Poverty, Labor, and the Making of Modern American Poetry. Marsh is also the editor of You Work Tomorrow: An Anthology of American Labor Poetry, 1929-1941. He lives in State College, Pennsylvania, with his wife and daughter.
Well researched and written, this book should stimulate important thinking about our expectations about schools.Published 1 month ago by Bruce Lindgren
John Marsh, an English professor teaching the literature he loves, wraps his brain around economics and politics and explicates both clearly and forcefully to substantiate his... Read morePublished 13 months ago by BookLook
John Marsh has a very interesting perspective of the issue of poverty in the United States. Why do we put so much emphases on education to fix poverty and inequality? Read morePublished 20 months ago by Tony
I didn't get this book the first time I read, going back and looking at it again, this is a very powerful and challenging book which calls out and examines our blind faith in "The... Read morePublished 21 months ago by John Lee Grogan Jr.
i haven't read it yet. but it's a new. no bents. i hope to read it over the summer along with all the others.Published 23 months ago by Pheng Khang
The most impacting way out of poverty is to get married and stay married. Single moms in America have an average income of $24,000 vs. $60,000 for those who are married. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Angelo Mysterioso