Erscheinungsdatum: 12.05.2020, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Navigating the American Education System, Titelzusatz: Four Latino Success Stories, Autor: Vargas, Manuel P., Verlag: Information Age Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: EDUCATION // Multicultural Education, Rubrik: Didaktik // Methodik, Schulpädagogik, Fachdidaktik, Seiten: 170, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 269 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Erscheinungsdatum: 12.05.2020, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: Navigating the American Education System, Titelzusatz: Four Latino Success Stories (hc), Autor: Vargas, Manuel P., Verlag: Information Age Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: EDUCATION // Multicultural Education, Rubrik: Didaktik // Methodik, Schulpädagogik, Fachdidaktik, Seiten: 170, Informationen: HC gerader Rücken kaschiert, Gewicht: 428 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
The United States is becoming a nation of rich and poor, with few families in the middle. In this book, MIT economist Peter Temin offers an illuminating way to look at the vanishing middle class. Temin argues that American history and politics, particularly slavery and its aftermath, play an important part in the widening gap between rich and poor. Temin employs a well-known, simple model of a dual economy to examine the dynamics of the rich/poor divide in America and outlines ways to work toward greater equality so that America will no longer have one economy for the rich and one for the poor. Many poorer Americans live in conditions resembling those of a developing country - substandard education, dilapidated housing, and few stable employment opportunities. And although almost half of black Americans are poor, most poor people are not black. Conservative white politicians still appeal to the racism of poor white voters to get support for policies that harm low-income people as a whole, casting recipients of social programs as the other - black, Latino, not like "us". Moreover, politicians use mass incarceration as a tool to keep black and Latino Americans from participating fully in society. Money goes to a vast entrenched prison system rather than to education. In the dual justice system, the rich pay fines and the poor go to jail. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen R. Thorne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/009732/bk_blak_009732_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Victor Rios grew up in the ghetto of Oakland, California, in the 1980s and '90s. A former gang member and juvenile delinquent, Rios managed to escape the bleak outcome of many of his friends and earned a PhD at Berkeley and returned to his hometown to study how inner-city young Latino and African American boys develop their sense of self in the midst of crime and intense policing. Punished examines the difficult lives of these young men, who now face punitive policies in their schools, communities, and a world where they are constantly policed and stigmatized. Rios followed a group of 40 delinquent black and Latino boys for three years. These boys found themselves in a vicious cycle, caught in a spiral of punishment and incarceration as they were harassed, profiled, watched, and disciplined at young ages, even before they had committed any crimes, eventually leading many of them to fulfill the destiny expected of them. But beyond a fatalistic account of these marginalized young men, Rios finds that the very system that criminalizes them and limits their opportunities sparks resistance and a raised consciousness that motivates some to transform their lives and become productive citizens. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rudy Sanda. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/007638/bk_tant_007638_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
State Out of the Union is award-winning journalist and historian Jeff Biggers’ riveting account of Arizona, the famed frontier state whose conflict over immigration and state’s rights has become a national bellwether. Biggers shows how Arizona’s long history of labor and civil rights battles, its contentious entry into the union, as well as cyclical upheavals over immigration rights, place the state front and center in a greater American story playing out across the United States. From President Eisenhower’s Operation Wetback to the legacy of Arizona native son Csar Chvez to the powerful influence of the state’s politicians, like Sen. Barry Goldwater and Tea Party President Russell Pearce, Biggers reveals how Arizona has played a pivotal role in determining the nation’s conservative and liberal agendas. Today, more than 25 state legislatures have introduced anti-immigration bills that are virtual copies of Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 "papers please" law. The state is ground zero in the clash over a historic demographic shift taking place across the country with the rise of a newly empowered Latino electorate. But Arizona is not only home to some of the most virulent anti-immigration legislation in the country - it is also the birthplace of a new movement of young Latino activists and allies who have not only challenged the self-proclaimed architect of SB 1070 in a historic recall election, but are also mobilizing to defend the state’s education system from censorship. A lasting and important work of cultural history, State Out of the Union vividly unveils the showdown over the American Dream in Arizona - and its impact on the future of the nation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Rapkin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/017225/bk_adbl_017225_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
College Completion for Latino/a Students ab 22.99 € als epub eBook: Institutional and System Approaches: New Directions for Higher Education Number 172. Aus dem Bereich: eBooks, Fachthemen & Wissenschaft, Sozialwissenschaften,