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Author Tate, William F., IV

Title Research on Schools, Neighborhoods and Communities : Toward Civic Responsibility
Published Lanham : American Educational Research Association, 2012
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Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: CONCEPTUALIZING URBAN SPACE; Chapter 01. Neighborhood Inequality, Violence, and the Social Infrastructure of the American City; Chapter 02. Toward a Theory of Place; Chapter 03. Urban Opportunity Structure and Racial/Ethnic Polarization; Chapter 04. Racial Segregation in Multiethnic Schools; Part II: THE GROWING COMPLEXITY OF METROPOLITAN AMERICA; Chapter 05. Suburbanization and School Segregation; Chapter 06. Schools Matter; Chapter 07. Still Separate, Still Unequal, But Not Always So "Suburban."
Chapter 08. Adding Geospatial Perspective to Research on Schools, Communities, and NeighborhoodsPart III: TEACHING AND LEARNING RESEARCH IN SOCIAL CONTEXT; Chapter 09. Conceptual and Methodological Challenges to a Cultural and Ecological Framework for Studying Human Learning and Development; Chapter 10. An Ecological and Activity TheoreticApproach to Studying Diasporic and Nondominant Communities; Chapter 11. Reconstructing Education in America; Chapter 12. Can School Improvement Reduce Racial Inequality?; Chapter 13. Seeing Our Way Into Learning Science in Informal Environments
Chapter 14. No Color NecessaryChapter 15. Taking Math and Science to Black Parents; Part IV: RESEARCH ON HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH, AND HUMAN SERVICE PROVIDERS IN SOCIAL CONTEXT; Chapter 16. Maximizing Culturally and Contextually Sensitive Assessment Strategies in Developmental and Educational Research; Chapter 17. Immigrant Children; Chapter 18. Delivering High-Quality Public Services to Vulnerable Families and Children in America's Cities; Chapter 19. Health Disparities Among African Americans in Urban Populations; Chapter 20. A "Tragic Dichotomy"; Chapter 21. Pandemic Preparedness
Part V: CASE STUDIES OF METROPOLITAN COMMUNITIESChapter 22. Urban America in Distress; Chapter 23. God's Will or Government Policy?; EPILOGUE; Chapter 24. Research Infrastructure for Improving Urban Education; Chapter 25. The White House Office of Urban Affairs; Chapter 26. Toward Civic Responsibility and Civic Engagement; Index; About the Contributors
Summary This volume focuses on research and theoretical developments related to the role of geography in education, human development, and health. Multiple disciplinary perspectives provide the strengths and problems in our communities. Research in this presidential volume provides historical, moral, and scientifically based arguments to inform understandings of civic problems and possible solutions
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