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Pritchard , Eric Darnell – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
In recent years anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) bullying has been a pervasive discussion in popular and scholarly discourse. While such a discussion has documented the negative impact of bullying on the physical, psychological, social, and emotional lives of young people, it has not had a critical and sustained analysis…
Descriptors: Suicide, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation
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Philip, Thomas M.; Garcia, Antero D. – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
In this essay, Philip and Garcia argue that visions of mobile devices in the classroom often draw on assumptions about the inherent interests youth have in these devices, the capability of these interests to transfer from out-of-school contexts to the classroom, and the capacity for these new technologies to equalize the educational playing field.…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Educational Technology, Instructional Effectiveness, Urban Schools
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Sobe, Noah W. – Harvard Educational Review, 2009
Using a historical approach, Sobe examines the myths and ideals that have underlain U.S. educational initiatives in postconflict nations abroad. Building on its tradition of modern schooling designed to advance civic and social order, America has sought to extend its political and cultural values overseas through educational reforms in…
Descriptors: Social Change, Educational Change, Political Attitudes, Political Socialization
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Snow, Catherine E.; Martin, Twakia; Berman, Ilene – Harvard Educational Review, 2008
In this article, Catherine Snow, Twakia Martin, and Ilene Berman describe professional development institutes offered in 2001 and 2002 by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices to familiarize state-level policymakers with research on adolescent literacy and to guide states'…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Reading Skills, Statewide Planning, Professional Development
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MacDonald, Victoria-Maria; Botti, John M.; Clark, Lisa Hoffman – Harvard Educational Review, 2007
In this article, Victoria-Maria MacDonald, John M. Botti, and Lisa Hoffman Clark trace the evolution of higher educational opportunities for Latinos in the United States from the Higher Education Act of 1965 to the designation of Title V in the Act's 1998 reauthorization. The authors argue that this evolution moved through stages, including…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Hispanic American Students
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Olatunji, Anane N. – Harvard Educational Review, 2005
In this article, Anane Olatunji examines the effects of work experience on early high school attrition among Mexican-origin adolescents. He proposes a theoretical model that takes assimilation into account as a potential predictor of the consequences of work for this group. In order to estimate the effects of eighth-grade work experience on…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Work Experience, Student Attrition, Youth Employment
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Artiles, Alfredo J. – Harvard Educational Review, 2003
Reviews literature on exclusion and overrepresentation in special education, finding lack of dialogue between these discourse communities. Analyzes concepts of "culture" and "space." Concludes that practitioners and researchers should acknowledge assumptions about difference, culture, and space to improve the experience of marginalized students…
Descriptors: Culture, Disabilities, Disproportionate Representation, Educational Change
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Buckingham, David – Harvard Educational Review, 2003
Postmodern media culture widens the gap between school and children's external environments; it challenges the critical objective of media education. Students' efforts at media production manifest a more playful concept of knowledge and learning, requiring a more comprehensive postmodern approach to media education. (Contains 47 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Children, Foreign Countries, Mass Media Effects, Parody
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Dolby, Nadine – Harvard Educational Review, 2003
A literature review explores how scholars have approached the study of popular culture--as text or lived experience. Examines the concepts of youth culture, individual agency, and cultural citizenship. Argues that the importance of popular culture lies in its role as a site for democratic practice. (Contains 88 reference notes.) (SK)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Democracy, Personal Autonomy, Popular Culture
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Trend, David – Harvard Educational Review, 2003
Research has done little to advance understanding of who accesses the violent imagery in popular culture. The narrow perspective provided by mass-produced media violence must be broadened by critical viewpoints that provide information people need to participate in the democratic process. (Contains 85 reference notes.) (SK)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Imperialism, Mass Media Effects, Media Research
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Brookfield, Stephen D. – Harvard Educational Review, 2003
Suggests that unproblematized Eurocentrism characterizes adult education; explores the works of Cornel West and Lucius Outlaw, who racialize adult education discourse. Considers implications of their perspectives on critical thinking and offers recommendations for challenging the myth of neutral nonimpositional adult education. (Contains 74…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Critical Theory, Critical Thinking, Discourse Analysis
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Claveria, Julio Vargas; Alonso, Jesus Gomez – Harvard Educational Review, 2003
Proposes a new approach to educational research with the Roma people based on intersubjective dialogue and egalitarian relationships between researchers and subjects. Frames these suggestions within the context of historical discrimination against the Roma and their disaffection with schooling. (Contains 88 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Dialogs (Language), Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Goldhaber, Dan D.; Eide, Eric R. – Harvard Educational Review, 2002
Despite pressure for school choice, empirical evidence of its academic effects, especially on minority urban students, is mixed. Examination of evidence on public-private sector competition shows some improvement in public school efficiency. However, there is little evidence of the positive or negative impact of charter schools and vouchers.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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O'Day, Jennifer A. – Harvard Educational Review, 2002
Using complexity theory, examines standards-based accountability focused on improving school organization. Compares Chicago Public Schools' outcomes-based bureaucratic accountability approach with Baltimore City Schools' combined administrator-professional accountability. Concludes that the combined approach should result in more lasting change.…
Descriptors: Accountability, Bureaucracy, Educational Administration, Educational Change
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Prendergast, Catherine – Harvard Educational Review, 2002
Analyzes three landmark Supreme Court cases in which the value of literacy and the reality of racial discrimination were contested. Concludes that there is an ideology in which the economy of literacy is regarded as white property and argues that these court decisions have stalled the civil rights movement. (Contains 59 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Critical Theory
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