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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Lost Classroom, Lost Community

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett.

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 214 pages.

The book examines previously unexplored implications of two dramatic shifts in the urban educational landscape. The first shift is the rapid disappearance of Catholic schools from urban...

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Building Community to Change Community

Michael B. Fabricant.

in Organizing for Educational Justice

July 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7376 words.

This chapter discusses the practices that contributed to the accumulation of social capital for the CC9. More specifically, this chapter explores how these practices promoted the...

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Communities and Cultures

Kathryn M. Neckerman.

in Schools Betrayed

September 2007; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7831 words.

Education bestowed income; it could also bestow status. Its social significance had particular import for both blacks and immigrants in Chicago because of their marginalized position within...

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A Global Community by Design

Z. Mike Wang and Sultanna Krispil.

in Building the Intentional University

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 4190 words.

We believe in community by design. Yes, community can be formed organically and through serendipity, but we believe that a thriving, vibrant community that is as complex and global as...

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Participatory Research with Autistic Communities

Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini.

in Worlds of Autism

November 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6404 words.

Dora Raymaker and Christina Nicolaidis This chapter surveys key issues in minority-scientist social dynamics and how they shape traditional autism research. Drawing examples...

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‘British values’ and community cohesion

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole.

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6239 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of promoting ‘British values’. The Trojan Horse affair has shaped subsequent debates on community cohesion and the counter-extremism agenda, but it...

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Democracy, Community, and the Crisis of Public Education

Michael B. Fabricant.

in Organizing for Educational Justice

July 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 14426 words.

This chapter describes how parents and community groups have been building organizing initiatives to empower parents and advance specific community proposals for change. It identifies...

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Multifaceted Acculturation: An Immersive, Community-Based Multicultural Education

Norian Caporale-Berkowitz and James Lyda.

in Building the Intentional University

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 4191 words.

Minerva’s education model expands the meaning of a multicultural education by bringing together a truly diverse group of students and immersing them in seven different cultural settings....

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The Community-based Instruction Program at Hong Kong Baptist University

John H. Powers.

in Service-Learning in Asia

July 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 4183 words.

This chapter offers a detailed account of a five-year pilot Community-Based Instruction (CBI) Program funded by the Hong Kong government's University Grants Committee. The author...

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Translation across borders: connecting the academic and policy communities

Steve Connelly, Dave Vanderhoven, Catherine Durose, Peter Matthews, Liz Richardson and Robert Rutherfoord.

in Valuing Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6318 words.

This chapter looks at the legacy of three projects which connected research and policy communities, through the development of ‘policy briefs’ for the UK Department of Communities and Local...

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Imagining Cities without Catholic Schools

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett.

in Lost Classroom, Lost Community

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 3820 words.

This book focuses primarily on Catholic schools as community institutions. Since community effects are not the only consequences of Catholic school closures, this chapter restates, in an...

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Explaining Catholic Schools’ Positive Externalities

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett.

in Lost Classroom, Lost Community

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 9117 words.

This chapter explores several hypotheses explaining why Catholic schools generate neighborhood social capital. The chapter begins by discussing the literature (e.g., Bryk, Coleman,...

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The (Re)Making of a Good Public School

Linn Posey-Maddox.

in When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schools

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 10265 words.

This chapter investigates the social and political dynamics that the increased enrollment of white and multiracial middle- and upper-middle-class families brought about within a...

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Understanding Students’ Experiences of Being Assessed: The Interplay between Prior Guidance, Engaging with Assessments and Receiving Feedback

Velda McCune and Susan Rhind.

in Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback

July 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6296 words.

Velda McCune and Susan Rhind again stress the importance of students’ active involvement in guidance and feedback processes. For students in domains of professional study, they consider how...

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When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schools

Linn Posey-Maddox.

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 232 pages.

This book examines the school choices and engagement of middle- and upper middle-class parents in urban education. It is based upon ethnographic research conducted in a California public...

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Evaluating legacy: the who, what, why, when and where of evaluation for community research

Peter Matthews, Janice Astbury, Julie Brown, Laura Brown, Steve Connelly and Dave O’Brien.

in Valuing Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7096 words.

Evaluation is often anathema the co-produced research and community groups. For the latter, onerous evaluation requirements from funders can be the bane of their lives. In terms of...

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What is the role of artists in interdisciplinary collaborative projects with universities and communities?

Kate Pahl, Hugh Escott, Helen Graham, Kimberley Marwood, Steve Pool and Amanda Ravetz.

in Valuing Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7562 words.

In this project the legacies that artists left when they worked with universities on collaborative interdisciplinary projects are explored. This chapter discusses how artists influenced...

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Growing Community Power

Michael B. Fabricant.

in Organizing for Educational Justice

July 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 13715 words.

This chapter further explores the organizing approaches employed by CC9 in developing its groundbreaking lead teacher campaign, as well as the organizing choices and practices discussed in...

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Opening Education, Linking to Communities: The #InQ13 Collective’s Participatory Open Online Course (POOC) in East Harlem

Jessie Daniels, Polly Thistlethwaite and Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 5456 words.

Drawing on experiences with the JustPublics@365 participatory open online course, or POOC, this chapter discusses the politics and possibilities of open access pedagogy and the broader...

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Community cohesion, schooling and Prevent

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole.

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6600 words.

This chapter evaluates how the debate on ‘British values’ and the security agenda associated with Prevent have been translated into policies for schools, and how those policies have been...

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