Social Class and Education: Global Perspectives by Lois WeisSocial Class and Education: Global Perspectives by Lois Weis

Social Class and Education: Global Perspectives

EditorLois Weis, Nadine Dolby

Paperback | March 13, 2012

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Social Class and Education: Global Perspectivesis the first empirically grounded volume to explore the intersections of class, social structure, opportunity, and education on a truly global scale. Fifteen essays from contributors representing the US, Europe, China, Latin America and other regions offer an unparralleled examination of how social class differences are made and experienced through schooling. By underscoring the consequences of our new global reality, this volume takes seriously the transnational migration of commerce, capital and peoples and the ramifications of such for education and social structure. Moving beyond national confines, internationally recognized scholars, Lois Weis and Nadine Dolby, offer a set of emblematic essays that break new theoretical and empirical ground on the ways class is produced and maintained through education around the world.

Lois Weisis State University of New York Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.Nadine Dolbyis Associate Professor of Curriculum Studies at Purdue University.
Title:Social Class and Education: Global PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.68 inPublished:March 13, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415886961

ISBN - 13:9780415886963

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Table of Contents

IntroductionClass in Global ContextLOIS WEIS AND NADINE DOLBYSection 1 Postsecondary Access, Equity, and Educational Opportunity in the Global Economy1.Expanded opportunities for all in global higher education systemsRICHARD ARUM, ADAM GAMORAN, AND YOSSI SHAVIT 2.The changing educational opportunity structure in China: Positioning for access to higher educationYAN ZHAO CIUPAK AND AMY E. STICH 3.Race, class, and bachelor's degree completion in American higher education: Examining the role of life course transitionsJOSIPA ROKSASection 2 Cultural Politics, Transnational Movement, and the Role of Class4.Class wreckage and class re-positioning: Narratives of Japanese-educated TaiwaneseSHUMIN LIN 5.Producing class and ethnic identities among German and Turkish youth in working and middle class schools in GermanyDANIEL FAAS 6.Transnational Latin American families in the US: Parenting and schooling in the 'neither here nor there'CATALINA CRESPO-SANCHO 7.African migrant youth, schooling, and social class in Cape TownCAROLINE FOUBISTER AND AZEEM BADROODIENSection 3 Class and the Changing Global Educational Context8.Global scapes of abjection: The contemporary dynamics of some intersecting injusticesJANE KENWAY AND ANNA HICKEY-MOODY 9.Being middle class is not enough: Social class, education and school choice in SpainANTONIO OLMEDO REINOSO AND LUIS EDUARDO SANTA CRUZ 10.Educating supranational citizens: The incorporation of English language education into curriculum policiesYUN-KYUNG CHA AND SEUNG-HWAN HAM 11.Cultural polities in the new India: Social class, neoliberal globalization and the education paradoxRUCHIRA GANGULY-SCRASE AND TIMOTHY J. SCRASE