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Author Farrell, Edwin William.
Title Self and school sucess [sic] : voices and lore of inner-city students / Edwin Farrell.
Imprint Albany, NY. : State University of New York Press, 1994.

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Author Farrell, Edwin William.
Series SUNY series, studying the self
SUNY series, studying the self.
Subject Children with social disabilities -- New York (State) -- New York -- Attitudes.
Children with social disabilities -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York.
Children with social disabilities -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews.
Identity (Psychology)
Ego (Psychology)
Educational surveys -- New York (State) -- New York.
Add Title Self and school success
Description 1 online resource (xii, 173 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-168) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Introduction -- Identity Formation And Adolescent Selves -- Listening To Student Voices -- Plan Of The Book -- 1. The Career Self -- An Age Of Desperation? -- Racism, Education, And The Job Ceiling -- School And Careers -- The Good-, The Bad-, And The Not-Me -- 2. The Sexual Self -- The Onset Of Sexual Activity -- Sex Education, Contraception, And AIDS -- Sexual Orientation -- The Sexual Self And School -- 3. The Peer Self -- There Are Friends And There Are Friends -- Peers And Moral Development -- Peer Subculture.
School Success And The Peer Self -- 4. The Family Self -- Families And Children -- Family Problems -- Single-Parent Families -- Mothers And Daughters -- Families As Transmitters Of Culture -- Family, Peer, Sexual, And Career Selves -- 5. Interlude-The Voices of Parents -- Fearful And Harried Voices -- Critical Voices -- Hopeful Voices -- The Parent Self -- 6. The Student Self -- Between Success And Failure -- Education And The Future -- Perceptions Of School -- School And The Student Self -- 7. Interlude-The Voices Of Teachers -- Power And Powerlessness -- Parents -- Colleagues -- Students.
Conclusion: The Teacher Self -- 8. The Affiliating Self -- Affiliations -- The Spiritual Self -- Communities Within Communities -- 9. Will-A Student Theory of Success -- Constellations Of Success -- Will -- Breaking The Will -- Strengthening The Will -- Will And Boredom -- Conclusion -- 10. Voices, Selves, and Symbolic Universes -- An Etic View Of Success -- The Different Voice -- The Cultural Psychology Of Voice, Self, And Symbolic Universes -- 11. Small Is Better -- Needs Of Students And Teachers -- River East Elementary School -- Central Park East Secondary School -- Restructuring For Success.
Appendix: Ethnographic Inquiry and Education -- The Method -- The Text -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y.
ISBN 0585044538 (electronic bk.)
9780585044538 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780791418451
OCLC # 42854855
Additional Format Print version: Farrell, Edwin William. Self and school sucess [sic]. Albany, NY. : State University of New York Press, 1994 0791418456 (DLC) 93010229 (OCoLC)27814844
Table of Contents
  Identity Formation and Adolescent Selves 
  Listening to Student Voices 
  Plan of the Book 
Ch. 1The Career Self9
  An age of Desperation? 
  Racism, Education, and the Job Ceiling 
  School and Careers 
  The Good-, the Bad-, and the Not-Me 
Ch. 2The Sexual Self21
  The Onset of Sexual Activity 
  Sex Education, Contraception, and AIDS 
  Sexual Orientation 
  The Sexual Self and School 
Ch. 3The Peer Self35
  There Are Friends and There Are Friends 
  Peers and Moral Development 
  Peer Subculture 
  School Success and the Peer Self 
Ch. 4The Family Self47
  Families and Children 
  Family Problems 
  Single-Parent Families 
  Mothers and Daughters 
  Families as Transmitters of Culture 
  Family, Peer, Sexual, and Career Selves 
Ch. 5Interlude - The Voices of Parents61
  Fearful and Harried Voices 
  Critical Voices 
  Hopeful Voices 
  The Parent Self 
Ch. 6The Student Self73
  Between Success and Failure 
  Education and the Future 
  Perceptions of School 
  School and the Student Self 
Ch. 7Interlude - The Voices of Teachers87
  Power and Powerlessness 
  Conclusion: The Teacher Self 
Ch. 8The Affiliating Self101
  The Spiritual Self 
  Communities within Communities 
Ch. 9Will - Student Theory of Success115
  Constellations of Success 
  Breaking the Will 
  Strengthening the Will 
  Will and Boredom 
Ch. 10Voices, Selves, and Symbolic Universes129
  An Etic View of Success 
  The Different Voice 
  The Cultural Psychology of Voice, Self, and Symbolic Universes 
Ch. 11Small Is Better141
  Needs of Students and Teachers 
  River East Elementary School 
  Central Park East Secondary School 
  Restructuring for Success 
 Appendix: Ethnographic Enquiry and Education153

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