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Wannabe UInside the Corporate University

Wannabe U: Inside the Corporate University

Gaye Tuchman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226815299
eISBN:
9780226815282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815282.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Based on years of observation at a large state university, this book tracks the dispiriting consequences of trading in traditional educational values for loyalty to the market. Aping their boardroom ... More

Weill Cornell MedicineA History of Cornell's Medical School

Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell's Medical School

Antonio M. Jr., MD Gotto and Jennifer Moon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702136
eISBN:
9781501703676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702136.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This book is a story of continuity and transformation. Cornell medical school has been a leader in education, patient care, and research—from its founding as Cornell University Medical College in ... More

When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban SchoolsClass, Race, and the Challenge of Equity in Public Education

When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schools: Class, Race, and the Challenge of Equity in Public Education

Linn Posey-Maddox

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226120188
eISBN:
9780226120355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120355.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book examines the school choices and engagement of middle- and upper middle-class parents in urban education. It is based upon ethnographic research conducted in a California public elementary ... More

When the Fences Come DownTwenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

How we provide equal educational opportunity to an increasingly diverse, highly urbanized student population is one of the central concerns facing our nation. We are currently allowing a labyrinthine ... More

Why Rural Schools Matter

Why Rural Schools Matter

Mara Casey Tieken

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

From headlines to documentaries, urban schools are at the center of current education debates. But from these accounts, one would never know that 56 million Americans live in rural communities and ... More

Worlds of AutismAcross the Spectrum of Neurological Difference

Worlds of Autism: Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference

Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816688883
eISBN:
9781452949239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816688883.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Marking the culmination of a collaborative and interdisciplinary effort that began with a 2010 workshop at the University of Ottawa, Worlds of Autism: Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference ... More

Written/UnwrittenDiversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Patricia A. Matthew (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The academy may claim to seek and value diversity in its professoriate, but reports from faculty of color around the country make clear that departments and administrators discriminate in ways that ... More

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