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  1. Social Class and Education

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Lois Weis, Nadine Dolby

    Series: Education in Global Context

    Social Class and Education: Global Perspectives is the first empirically grounded volume to explore the intersections of class, social structure, opportunity, and education on a truly global scale. Fifteen essays from contributors representing the US, Europe, China, Latin America and other regions...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Way Class Works

    Readings on School, Family, and the Economy

    Edited by Lois Weis

    Since the 1980s, the relationship between social class and education has been overshadowed by scholarship more generally targeting issues of race, gender, and representation. Today, with the global economy deeply immersed in social inequalities, there is pressing need for serious class-based...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Ideology, Curriculum, and the New Sociology of Education

    Revisiting the Work of Michael Apple

    Edited by Lois Weis, Greg Dimitriadis, Cameron McCarthy

    For more than three decades Michael Apple has sought to uncover and articulate the connections among knowledge, teaching and power in education. Beginning with Ideology and Curriculum (1979), Apple moved to understand the relationship between and among the economy, political and cultural power in...

    Published April 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  4. Class Reunion

    The Remaking of the American White Working Class

    By Lois Weis

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Noted scholar Lois Weis first visited the town of "Freeway" in her 1990 book, Working Class Without Work. In that book we met the students and teachers of Freeway's high school to understand how these working-class folks made sense of their lives. Now, fifteen years later, Weis has gone back to...

    Published September 15th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Working Method

    Research and Social Justice

    By Lois Weis, Michelle Fine

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Working Method focuses on the theory, method, and politics of contemporary social research. As ethnographic and qualitative research become more popular, noted scholars Weis and Fine provide a roadmap for understanding the complexities involved in doing this research....

    Published July 20th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Off White

    Readings on Power, Privilege, and Resistance, 2nd Edition

    By Michelle Fine, Lois Weis, Linda Powell Pruitt, April Burns

    With a fascinating new introduction on the proliferation and development of the field of whiteness studies and updated essays throughout, this much-anticipated second ddition continues to redefine our understanding of race and society. Also inlcludes three maps....

    Published July 13th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Working Class Without Work

    High School Students in A De-Industrializing Economy

    By Lois Weis

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 22nd 1990 by Routledge

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