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Community Development and School Reform Vol: 5

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22 Jun 2001
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
252 pages - 156 x 234 x 15mm
Advances in Research and Theories of School Management and Educational


Advances in Research and Theories of School Management and Educational
List of contributors. Overview: community development and school reform (R.L. Crowson). The sense of place and the neighborhood school: implications for building social capital and for community development (M.E. Driscoll). Leadership outside the triangle: the challenges of school administration in highly porous systems (C.T. Kerchner, G. McMurran). Community based organizations, Title I schools, and youth opportunity: challenges and contradictions (R.A. Pena et al.). Economic geography of Latino Los Angeles: schooling and urban transformations at century's end (R.D. Torres, L.F. Miron). The role of education in community development: the Akron Enterprise community initiative (C.L. McGaughy). Linking community organizing and school reform: a comparative analysis (D.L. Shirley). Lessons (and questions) from workplace schools on the interdependence of family, school, and work (C. Smrekar). Civic capacity and school principals: the missing link for community development (E.B. Goldring, C. Hausman). Schools in the bowling league of the new American economy: theorising on social/economic integration in school-to-work opportunity systems (H.B. Mawhinney).

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