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Police in the hallways : discipline in an urban high school

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, p.209 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LB3012.2 .N65 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9343403

Keywords:

School discipline--United States, Urban high schools--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction: studying urban school discipline: a Bronx tale -- How the police took over school discipline: from policies of inclusion to punishment and exclusion -- Signs of the times: place, culture, and control at urban public high school -- Instituting the culture of control: disciplinary practices and order maintenance -- Against the law: student noncompliance and contestation -- Tensions between educational approaches and discourses of control -- The underlife: oppositional behavior at urban public high school -- Living proof: experiences of economic and educational exclusion -- Conclusion: recommendations for effective urban schooling and sound discipline.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

"In Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School, Kathleen Nolan updates our understanding of urban schools in light of a changing political economy and the turn toward penal institutional practices in American schools as exemplified, for instance, in zero-tolerance approaches to student behavior."