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Urban Youth and School Push-out: Gateways, Get-aways, and the GED (Critical Youth Studies) [Kindle Edition]

Eve Tuck
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  • Print ISBN-10: 0415886082
  • Print ISBN-13: 978-0415886086
  • Edition: 1
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A theoretically and empirically rich treatise on school push-out, Urban Youth and School Pushout illustrates urban public schooling as a dialectic of humiliating ironies and dangerous dignities.

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Eve Tuck is Assistant Professor of educational foundations at The State University of New York at New Paltz.


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  • File Size: 784 KB
  • Print Length: 201 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0415886082
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (March 15, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007M9DCPM
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5.0 out of 5 stars Teach this book! October 15, 2012
By edlib
Format:Hardcover
I just finished reading a review copy of Urban Youth and School Pushout.

This is an extraordinary feat of research. Although this book focuses on the GED, it's an extremely useful read for understanding the relationship of neoliberal policies, political economy, and school pushout.

I plan to use it in my graduate classes to model how to do macro/micro research. Plus Tuck's use of YPAR methodology - researching and theorizing with youth who have been pushed out - shows the other side of knowledge production. Plus, this seems to be one of the rare applications of Indigenous theories to urban education? This is a huge intervention that we badly need in educational research.

The paperback version is not available yet, but when it comes out, I will be assigning this book.
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