Social Class and Education


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Introduction Class in Global Context LOIS WEIS AND NADINE DOLBY Section 1 Postsecondary Access, Equity, and Educational Opportunity in the Global Economy 1. Expanded opportunities for all in global higher education systems RICHARD ARUM, ADAM GAMORAN, AND YOSSI SHAVIT 2. The changing educational opportunity structure in China: Positioning for access to higher education YAN ZHAO CIUPAK AND AMY E. STICH 3. Race, class, and bachelor’s degree completion in American higher education: Examining the role of life course transitions JOSIPA ROKSA Section 2 Cultural Politics, Transnational Movement, and the Role of Class 4. Class wreckage and class re-positioning: Narratives of Japanese-educated Taiwanese SHUMIN LIN 5. Producing class and ethnic identities among German and Turkish youth in working and middle class schools in Germany DANIEL FAAS 6. Transnational Latin American families in the US: Parenting and schooling in the ‘neither here nor there’ CATALINA CRESPO-SANCHO 7. African migrant youth, schooling, and social class in Cape Town CAROLINE FOUBISTER AND AZEEM BADROODIEN Section 3 Class and the Changing Global Educational Context 8. Global scapes of abjection: The contemporary dynamics of some intersecting injustices JANE KENWAY AND ANNA HICKEY-MOODY 9. Being middle class is not enough: Social class, education and school choice in Spain ANTONIO OLMEDO REINOSO AND LUIS EDUARDO SANTA CRUZ 10. Educating supranational citizens: The incorporation of English language education into curriculum policies YUN-KYUNG CHA AND SEUNG-HWAN HAM 11. Cultural polities in the new India: Social class, neoliberal globalization and the education paradox RUCHIRA GANGULY-SCRASE AND TIMOTHY J. SCRASE

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Lois Weis is State University of New York Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Nadine Dolby is Associate Professor of Curriculum Studies and Affiliated Faculty, Cultural Foundations of Education at Purdue University.

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