Education and Identity in Rural France
The Politics of Schooling
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Education and Identity in Rural France by Deborah Reed-Danahay
Book DescriptionDrawing on an ethnographic study of a remote farming community in the Auvergne, Dr Reed-Danahay challenges conventional views about the operation of the French school system. She demonstrates how parents and children subvert and resist the ideological messages of the teachers, and describes the ways in which a sense of local difference is sustained and valued, through a complex interplay of schooling and family life. This book explores the role played by history, identity, and power in local responses to a national institution. A significant contribution to the anthropology of education, this book offers fresh insights into the ways in which French culture is transmitted to the coming generation. Dr Reed-Danahay also provides lucid and critical discussions of sociological theories on education, including those of Bourdieu.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521616171
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Deborah Reed-Danahay
Locating Bourdieu, Paperback (November 2004)
Views Pierre Bourdieu's work within the context of his life and times.
Auto/Ethnography, Hardback (August 1997)
As part of the "Explorations in Anthropology" series, this text builds upon recent reconsiderations of the uses and meaning of personal narrative to examine the ways in which selves and social forms are culturally constituted through biographical genres.
Education and Identity in Rural France, Hardback (December 1995)» View all books by Deborah Reed-Danahay
In an ethnographic study of a remote community in the Auvergne, Dr Reed-Danahay challenges conventional views about the French school system.
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Author Biography - Deborah Reed-Danahay
Deborah Reed-Danahay is Professor of Anthropology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. She is author of Education and Identity in Rural France: The Politics of Schooling (Cambridge University Press, 1996) and Locating Bourdieu (Indiana University Press, 2005), and editor of Auto/Ethnography: Rewriting the Self and the Social (Berg, 1997), and (with C. Brettell) Citizenship, Political Engagement and Belonging: Immigrants in Europe and the United States (Rutgers University Press, 2008).
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