Making Modern Lives: Subjectivity, Schooling, and Social Change

Author:   Julie McLeod ,  Lyn Yates
Publisher:   State University of New York Press
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9780791467688


Pages:   288
Publication Date:   18 May 2006
Format:   Paperback
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Making Modern Lives: Subjectivity, Schooling, and Social Change


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Examines the effects of schooling on young people's values, choices, and identities.

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Author:   Julie McLeod ,  Lyn Yates
Publisher:   State University of New York Press
Imprint:   State University of New York Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.399kg
ISBN:  

9780791467688


ISBN 10:   0791467686
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   18 May 2006
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

"Acknowledgments 1. Modern Lives, Subjectivity, Schooling, and Social Change 2. Researching Subjectivity and Schooling-On Method and What It Means to Work with Theory 3. What Is a Good Student? 4. Becoming Someone as Project and as Process 5. Dreams and Pathways: Identity-Making and Vocational Choices 6. Who Is ""Us""?: Australian Students on Politics, Racism, Ethnicity, and Unemployment 7. Class in the New World and the New Economy 8. Gender Themes in a Changing World 9. Schooling, Schooling Politics, and Making Modern Lives Appendix 1. Participant Snapshots Appendix 2a. Summary of Pathways Appendix 2b. Who Got What-School Contrasts Appendix 2c. Future Daydreams and Plans Notes References Index"

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This is a brilliant book because it balances so well the relationship between the structural issues that help to promote inequality with the biographical experiences of the researchers' informants. Few books have either the breadth that this one does, or the thoughtful ness in addressing the topic.


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Julie McLeod is Senior Lecturer in Education at Deakin University, Australia. Lyn Yates is Foundation Professor of Curriculum at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and the author of The Education of Girls: Policy, Research, and the Question of Gender.

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