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ERIC Number: EJ393743
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Powerful Environments for Underclass Youth: A Reeducational Plan for Inner-City Schools.
Linton, Thomas E.; Forster, Michael
Pointer, v33 n3 p15-21 Spr 1989
Described are the dehumanizing conditions of Black underclass life and possible improvements through creation of re-educative therapeutic communities, termed "powerful environments." Powerful environments include expectations, psychological distancing from negative culture, positive social integration, staff leadership, peer power, work, and ideology. Inner-city schools are urged to develop powerful environments to re-educate underclass citizens. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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