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ERIC Number: EJ1048703
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-2891
High School Equivalency as Counter-Space
Schwartz, Joni
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n144 p37-47 Win 2014
This chapter is based on the findings of an ethnographic study of an urban General Education Development (GED®) program and suggests that, for some marginalized African American and other young men of color, adult education programs are counter-spaces (Yosso, Ceja, Smith, & Solorzano, [Yosso, T., 2009]) of spatial justice in opposition to previous negative school spaces. The chapter is framed from the perspective of critical race theory.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High School Equivalency Programs; High Schools; Adult Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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