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Title Classroom discipline in American schools : problems and possibilities for democratic education / Ronald E. Butchart and Barbara McEwan, editors.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [1998]

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Subject School discipline -- Social aspects -- United States.
School discipline -- Political aspects -- United States.
Classroom management -- Social aspects -- United States.
Classroom management -- Political aspects -- United States.
Constructivism (Education) -- United States.
Alt Name Butchart, Ronald E.
Landau, Barbara McEwan, 1946-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 287 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Historical and political perspectives on classroom management: Punishments, penalties, prizes, and procedures : a history of discipline in U.S. schools / Ronald E. Butchart. "Uncontrolled students eventually become unmanageable" : the politics of classroom discipline / Landon E. Beyer -- Ethnographic and personal perspectives on classroom management: Visceral pleasures of the well-worn rut : internal barriers to changing the social relations of American classrooms / Jackie Blount. Why is Michael always getting timed out? race, class and the disciplining of other people's children / Brian M. McCadden. Contradiction, paradox, and irony : the world of classroom management / Barbara McEwan. Interpreting Glasser's control theory : problems that emerge from innate needs and predetermined ends / Sue Ellen Henry and Kathleen Knight Abowitz -- Toward a curriculum of democratic civility : exploring the possibilities of critical constructivist discipline: Judicious discipline / Forrest Gathercoal. But will it work? the practice of judicious discipline in southern Minnesota schools / Virginia L. Nimmo. Empathic caring in classroom management and discipline / Sharon A. Stanley.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585062218 (electronic bk.)
9780585062211 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42636550
Additional Format Print version: Classroom discipline in American schools. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1998 0791436179 (DLC) 97010600 (OCoLC)36640706
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Ronald E. Butchart1
Ch. 1Punishments, Penalties, Prizes, and Procedures: A History of Discipline in U.S. Schools / Ronald E. Butchart19
Ch. 2"Uncontrolled Students Eventually Become Unmanageable": The Politics of Classroom Discipline / Landon E. Beyer51
Ch. 3The Visceral Pleasures of the Well-Worn Rut: Internal Barriers to Changing the Social Relations of American Classrooms / Jackie Blount85
Ch. 4Why is Michael Always Getting Timed Out? Race, Class, and the Disciplining of Other People's Children / Brian M. McCadden109
Ch. 5Contradiction, Paradox, and Irony: The World of Classroom Management / Barbara McEwan135
Ch. 6Interpreting Glasser's Control Theory: Problems that Emerge from Innate Needs and Predetermined Ends / Sue Ellen Henry, Kathleen Knight Abowitz157
Ch. 7Judicious Discipline / Forrest Gathercoal197
Ch. 8But Will it Work? The Practice of Judicious Discipline in Southern Minnesota Schools / Virginia L. Nimmo217
Ch. 9Empathic Caring in Classroom Management and Discipline / Sharon A. Stanley237
 Conclusion / Barbara McEwan269