ERIC Number: ED434965
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Invisible Children in the Society and Its Schools. Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education.
Books, Sue, Ed.
This collection offers reports on groups of children and young people largely unseen or unheard in society and its schools: homeless children, homosexual youth, immigrants, and other marginalized groups of students who are not having their needs met in today's schools. The following selections are included: (1) "Homeless Children and Their Families: The Discards of the Postmodern 1990s" (Valerie Polakow); (2) "Living with Violence: White Working-Class Girls and Women Talk" (Lois Weis and Julia Marusza); (3) "The Crisis within the Crisis: The Growing Epidemic of AIDS Orphans" (Shelley Geballe and Janice Gruendel); (4) "Immigrant Children: Art as a Second Language" (Cristina Igoa); (5) "Urban Appalachian Children: An 'Invisible Minority' in City Schools" (Kathleen Bennett deMarrais); (6) "Traditional Stories of Female Students in an Alternative School" (Linda Steet); (7) "'Before Their Time': Social Age, Sexuality, and School-Aged Mothers" (Nancy Lesko); (8) "Heterosexism, Homophobia, and the Culture of Schooling" (Richard A. Friend); (9) "Where Have All the Children Gone? The Transformation of Children into Dollars in Public Law 104-193" (Barbara Finkelstein, Reem Mourad, and Elyssa Doner); and (10) "Speaking of and against Youth" (Sue Books). Each selection contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Homeless People, Homosexuality, Immigrants, Minority Groups, Nontraditional Education, Urban Youth, Violence
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