White Middle-Class Identities and Urban Schooling

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...

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Main Authors: Reay, Diane, Crozier, Gill (Author), James, David (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2011, 2011
Series:Identity Studies in the Social Sciences
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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
Physical Description:IX, 201 p online resource
ISBN:9780230302501