Suburban Youth in Cultural Crisis by Ralph W. LarkinSuburban Youth in Cultural Crisis by Ralph W. Larkin

Suburban Youth in Cultural Crisis

byRalph W. Larkin

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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Based on participant-observation research at an upper-middle class suburban high school, this book incisively explains the causes and consequences of the decline of American public education throughout the 1960s and 1970s.
Ralph W. Larkin is at Rutgers University.
Title:Suburban Youth in Cultural CrisisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.99 × 5.39 × 0.51 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195025237

ISBN - 13:9780195025231

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"Dr. Larkin's book is a rare find--one that combines ethnographic sophistication with macro-social awareness. His book is not only relevant to education but to any student of socialization, social psychology or of American society."--Peter Freund, Montclair State College