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Title High stakes education : inequality, globalization, and urban school reform / Pauline Lipman.
Imprint New York ; London : RoutledgeFalmer, 2004.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 227 pages)
Series Critical social thought
Critical social thought.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Chicago (Ill.). Board of Education.
Chicago (Ill.). Board of Education.
Education, Urban -- Social aspects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
Discrimination in education -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
School improvement programs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
Educational accountability -- Social aspects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
Illinois -- Chicago.
Genre Electronic books.
Case studies.
Contents Globalization, economic restructuring, and urban education -- Chicago school reform and its political, economic, and cultural context -- Accountability, social differentiation, and racialized social control -- "Like a hammer just knocking them down": regulating African American schools -- The policies and politics of cultural assimilation coauthored with Eric Gutstein -- "It's us versus the Board -- the enemy": race, class, and the power to oppose -- Beyond accountability: toward schools that create new people for a new way of life -- Methodological appendix.
Summary Noted scholar Pauline Lipman explores the implications of education accountability reforms, particularly in urban schools, in the current political, economic, and cultural context of intensifying globalization and increasing social inequality and marginalization along lines of race and class.
Other Title Print version: Lipman, Pauline, 1944- High stakes education. New York ; London : RoutledgeFalmer, 2004