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Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids' Visions of Care

Wendy Luttrell


Urban educational research, practice, and policy is preoccupied with problems, brokenness, stigma, and blame. As a result, too many people are unable to recognize the capacities and desires of children and youth growing up in working-class communities. This book offers an alternative angle of vision—animated by young people's own photographs, videos, and perspectives over time. It shows how a racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse community of young people in Worcester, Massachusetts, used cameras at different ages to capture and value the centrality of care in their lives, homes, an ... More

Keywords: young people, diverse community, Worcester, care, home, classroom, children, youth, working-class community, working-class childhood

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447352853
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447352853.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wendy Luttrell, author
Graduate Center, The City University of New York