Police in the hallways : discipline in an urban high school
Source:University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, p.209 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb LB3012.2 .N65 2011
Keywords:School discipline--United States, Urban high schools--United States
Contents: Introduction: studying urban school discipline: a Bronx tale -- How the police took over school discipline: from policies of inclusion to punishment and exclusion -- Signs of the times: place, culture, and control at urban public high school -- Instituting the culture of control: disciplinary practices and order maintenance -- Against the law: student noncompliance and contestation -- Tensions between educational approaches and discourses of control -- The underlife: oppositional behavior at urban public high school -- Living proof: experiences of economic and educational exclusion -- Conclusion: recommendations for effective urban schooling and sound discipline.
"In Police in the Hallways: Discipline in an Urban High School, Kathleen Nolan updates our understanding of urban schools in light of a changing political economy and the turn toward penal institutional practices in American schools as exemplified, for instance, in zero-tolerance approaches to student behavior."