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Prelude to Prison: Student Perspectives on School Suspension (Syracuse Stud…


By the close of the twentieth century, the United States became known for its reliance on incarceration as the chief means of social control, particularly in poor communities of color. The carceral state has been extended into the public school system in these communities in what has become known as the “school-to-prison pipeline.” Through interviews with young people suspended from school, Weissman examines the impact of zero tolerance and other harsh disciplinary approaches that have…

Prelude To Prison

Author : Marsha Weissman  |  Pub Date : 2015-01-08  |  Publisher : Syracuse University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780815652984
ISBN 13 : 0815652984

By the close of the twentieth century, the United States became known for its reliance on incarceration as the chief means of social control, particularly in poor communities of co..


Social Movements Political Violence And The State

Author : Donatella della Porta  |  Pub Date : 2006-11-02  |  Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521029791
ISBN 13 : 9780521029797

This book presents empirical research on the nature and structure of political violence. While most studies of social movements focus on single-nation studies, Donatella della Port..


Beginning To Read And The Spin Doctors Of Science

Author : Denny Taylor  |  Pub Date : 1998-01-01  |  Publisher : National Council of Teachers

ISBN 10 : 0814102751
ISBN 13 : 9780814102756

Suggesting that the contention that phonemic awareness must be taught directly and that children need explicit systematic instruction in phonics is less of a scientific "fact" than..


Unbroken

Author : Laura Hillenbrand  |  Pub Date : 2014  |  Publisher : Random House Incorporated

ISBN 10 : 9780812974492
ISBN 13 : 0812974492

Relates the story of a U.S. airman who survived when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II, spent forty-seven days adrift in the ocean before being rescued by the Jap..


When Old Technologies Were New

Author : Carolyn Marvin  |  Pub Date : 1990-05-24  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0198021380
ISBN 13 : 9780198021384

In the history of electronic communication, the last quarter of the nineteenth century holds a special place, for it was during this period that the telephone, phonograph, electric..


Bad Students Not Bad Schools

Author : Robert Weissberg  |  Pub Date : 2011-12-31  |  Publisher : Transaction Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781412843188
ISBN 13 : 1412843189

Americans are increasingly alarmed over our nation's educational deficiencies. Though anxieties about schooling are unending, especially with public institutions, these problems ar..


Inclusion Disability And Culture

Author : Santoshi Halder  |  Pub Date : 2017-06-11  |  Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9783319552248
ISBN 13 : 3319552244

This book provides a global and social examination of how disabilities are played out and experienced around the world. It presents auto-ethnographic perspectives on disability acr..


Research Design

Author : John W. Creswell  |  Pub Date : 2013-03-14  |  Publisher : SAGE

ISBN 10 : 9781452226101
ISBN 13 : 1452226105

The eagerly anticipated Fourth Edition of the title that pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design is here! For all three approaches,..


Shrink Resistant

Author : Bonnie Burstow  |  Pub Date : 1988-06  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0919573835
ISBN 13 : 9780919573833

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Performing Islam

Author : Azam Torab  |  Pub Date : 2007  |  Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004152953
ISBN 13 : 9004152954

"Performing Islam" focuses on a wide spectrum of ritual activities in Iran today as a key for elucidating social, cultural and political processes, but in particular the values and..


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