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Title Our schools suck [electronic resource] : students talk back to a segregated nation on the failures of urban education / Gaston Alonso ... [et al.].

Published New York : New York University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description ix, 289 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-274) and index.
Contents Culture trap: talking about young people of color and their education -- "I hate it when people treat me like a fxxx-up": phony theories, segregated schools, and the culture of aspiration among African American and Latino teenagers -- "They ain't hiring kids from my neighborhood": young men of color negotiating public schools and poor work options in New York City -- "Where youth have an actual voice": teenagers as empowered stakeholders in school reform.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Alonso, Gaston.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Education, Urban -- United States.
De facto school segregation -- United States.
Minority teenagers -- Education -- United States.
Minority teenagers -- United States -- Attitudes.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780814783078 (cl : alk. paper)
0814783074 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814783085 (pb : alk. paper)
0814783082 (pb : alk. paper)