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Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities
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Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Kalervo N. Gulson and P. Taylor Webb

Abstract

Attempts at educational equity amount to local activities performed within unequal and disjunctive political forces. As a politics, educational equity is redolent of the conditions that produce unequal schooling in the first place. Based on a four-year multi-modal study, this book identifies the forces that produced unequal schooling opportunities for Black families in Toronto, Canada, while simultaneously identifying the conditions that generated an Africentric Alternative School for these families and the Black community. The book identifies how the conditions that created unequal schooling ... More

Keywords: Education policy, School reform, School choice, Biopolitics, Neoliberalism, Recognition, Cities, Race, Raciology, Multiculturalism, Events

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781447320074
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447320074.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kalervo N. Gulson, author
University of New South Wales

P. Taylor Webb, author
University of British Columbia