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Beyond Jencks

Wilma S. Longstreet

Beyond Jencks

the myth of equal schooling

by Wilma S. Longstreet

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Published by Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Educational equalization -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 27-30.

      Statementby Wilma S. Longstreet. Foreword by Harold G. Shane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA210 .L58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 30 p.
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5431513M
      LC Control Number73078317

      Christopher Jencks and Barbara Boyle Torrey, “Beyond Income and Poverty: Trends in Social Welfare Among Children and the Elderly Since ,” in John Palmer, . The System. Who Gets Ahead? The Determinants of Economic Success in America. by Christopher Jencks & Others. Basic Books. pp. $ Seven years ago, Christopher Jencks and a team of collaborators published a much-noted and widely discussed book entitled Inequality, which sought to show that equalizing educational opportunity would not do much to equalize the distribution of .

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      Charles Jencks and Nathan Silver's book was a manifesto for a generation that took pleasure in doing things ad hoc, using materials at hand to solve real-world problems. , it was part of the spirit that would define a new architecture and design era-a new way of thinking ready to move beyond the purist doctrines and formal models of. Rather unexpectedly, Jencks’s book became the starting point of a decade long discussion on postmodernism, which almost immediately and simultaneously began in Europe and the United States and then quickly spread across the globe. The single most influential work was probably Jean-François Lyotard’s book The Postmodern Condition (), while.


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This vision is. The author reviews the history of education in America from the s when plenty of money and public support for the schools was available, through the late s when Americans no longer have complete faith in education as the means of solving social problems and when resources are increasingly scarce.

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