Expertise versus Responsiveness in Children's Worlds: Politics in School, Home and Community Relationships

By Maureen McClure; Jane Clark Lindle | Go to book overview

Contents
About the Editors and Contributorsvii
Introduction and overview
Jane C. Lindle1
Part 1
1. Professionalism or politics as a model for educators' engagement with/in communities
Mark N. Ginsburg5
2. Dreams of community
David N. Plank13
3. Theories of politics and the legitimacy of public schools in a democratic state
James G. Ward21
Part 2
4. The microecology of school-community links
Hanne B. Mawhinney and Charles Kerchner29
5. Schools and their community: tensions and tradeoffs
Stephen Crump37
6. Schools' understanding of changing communities
Benjamin Levin and J. Anthony Riffel45
Part 3
7. Fundamentalists, social capital, and children's welfare: a place for religion in public education?
Duane Covrig53
8. School privatization: friendly or hostile takeover?
Martha McCarthy61
9. Redefining schooling and community in post-Soviet Kazakstan
Alan J. DeYoung and Bakhytkul Nadirbekyzy71
10. Parents and children: representations of family understanding parents' and teachers' internal working models of their roles in children's lives
Sandra T. Azar79
11. The emerging politics of assessment alternatives: professional revolution versus public values
Jean Treiman and Mahna Schwager89
12. Calling for community in a conservative age
Catherine A. Lugg101
Index 111

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