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Class and Higher Education Resources
Institute for Higher Education Policy
Policy reports and studies from this non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to foster access and success in postsecondary education.
Books on Class and Education
Ball, S.J. (2003). Class strategies and the education market: The middle classes and social advantage. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.
________ (2006). Education policy and social class: The selected works of Stephen J. Ball. London and New York: Routledge.
Bowen, W.G., Kurzweil, M.A., & Tobin, E.M. (2005). Equity and excellence in American higher education. Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press.
Bettie, J. (2003). Women without class: Girls, race, and identity. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press.
Biddle, B.J. (Ed.). (2001). Social class, poverty, and education: Policy and practice. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.
Books, S. (2004). Poverty and schooling in the U.S.: Contexts and consequences. New Jersey and London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Brantlinger, E., (2003). Dividing classes: How the middle class negotiates and rationalizes school advantage. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.
Compton-Lilly, C. (2004). Confronting racism, poverty, and power: Classroom strategies to change the world. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann.
Cushman, K. (2005). First in the family: Advice about college from first-generation students. Your high school years. Providence, Rhode Island: Next Generation Press.
Howell, W.G., & Peterson, P.E. (2002). The education gap: Vouchers and urban schools. Revised edition. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press.
Johnson, H.B., (2006). The American dream and the power of wealth: Choosing schools and inheriting inequality in the land of opportunity. New York and London: Routledge.
________. (2000. A notion at risk: Preserving public education as an engine for social mobility. New York: The Century Foundation Press.
Kahlenberg, R.D. (Ed.). (2004). America