Successful Failure: The School America Builds

By Hervé Varenne; Ray McDermott | Go to book overview

SUCCESSFUL FAILURE
The School America Builds

Hervé Varenneand Ray McDermott with Shelley Goldman, Merry Naddeo, and Rosemarie Rizzo- Tolk

Westview Press

A Member of the Perseus Books Group

-iii-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Successful Failure: The School America Builds
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures ix
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Introduction 1
  • Part One The Makings of Some Educational Facts 23
  • 1: Adam, Adam, Adam, and Adam: The Cultural Construction of a Learning Disability 25
  • 2: The Farrells and the Kinneys at Home: Literacies in Action 45
  • 3: The Voice of the Choir, the Voices in the Choir 63
  • 4: Joint Action on the Wild Side of Manhattan 86
  • 5: Racing in Place 106
  • PART TWO Education and the Making of Cultural Facts 129
  • 6: Disability as a Cultural Fact 131
  • 7: Ways with Theoretical Words Hervé Varenne and Ray McDermott 157
  • 8: Local Constructions of Educational Facts 183
  • 9: Conclusion: Beyond Explaining Why 207
  • Appendix A 219
  • Appendix B 221
  • Appendix C 235
  • References 243
  • Name Index 255
  • Subject Index 259
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 264

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.