Manufacturing Hope and Despair: The School and Kin Support Networks of U.S.-Mexican Youth
Relying on ethnographic and statistical data, this volume documents the many constraints and social forces that prevent Mexican-origin adolescents from constructing social networks, and thus social support. The role of social networks in shaping young people's chances is illuminated.
In this brief, interpretive history of American schooling, John Rury focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change. This...