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School Choice, Ethnic Divisions, and Symbolic Boundaries

Authors: Lund, S.

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This book enriches empirical and theoretical understandings of how school choice and school segregation are generated by the construction and negotiation of ethnic divisions by placing emphasis on feelings of belonging and we-ness as important structuring forces that guide and restrict students' school choices.

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Stefan Lund is Associate professor of Education, Assistant Dean of Teacher Education, and Director of the Center for Cultural Sociology at Linnaeus University, Sweden. He has conducted research on educational choice, educational markets, school sports, and childhood. He is theoretically and methodologically interested in research issues related to sociology of education, cultural sociology, ethnography and critical discourse analysis.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Lund, Stefan

    Pages 1-10

  • The Study

    Lund, Stefan

    Pages 11-27

  • School Choice and the Natural Science Program

    Lund, Stefan

    Pages 28-48

  • Negotiating Academic Behavior and Social Manners

    Lund, Stefan

    Pages 49-74

  • Concluding Remarks

    Lund, Stefan

    Pages 75-87

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
School Choice, Ethnic Divisions, and Symbolic Boundaries
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-48007-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137480071
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-48006-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50261-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 100
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