Schoolsmart and Motherwise
Working-class Women's Identity and Schooling
By (author) Wendy Luttrell
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Schoolsmart and Motherwise by Wendy Luttrell
Book DescriptionSchool-smart and Mother-wise illustrates how and why American education disadvantages working-class women when they are children and adults. In it we hear working-class women--black and white, rural and urban, southern and northern--recount their childhood experiences, describing the circumstances that led them to drop out of school. Now enrolled in adult education programs, they seek more than a diploma: respect, recognition, and a public identity. Drawing upon the life stories of these women, Wendy Luttrell sensitively describes and analyzes the politics and psychodynamics that shape working-class life, schooling, and identity. She examines the paradox of women's education, particularly the relationship between schooling and mothering, and offers practical suggestions for school reform.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415910125
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Wendy Luttrell
at Duke University.
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