Schools Under Surveillance: Cultures of Control in Public Education

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Torin Monahan, Rodolfo D Torres
Rutgers University Press, 13 okt. 2009 - 264 pagina's
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Schools under Surveillance gathers together some of the very best researchers studying surveillance and discipline in contemporary public schools. Surveillance is not simply about monitoring or tracking individuals and their dataýit is about the structuring of power relations through human, technical, or hybrid control mechanisms. Essays cover a broad range of topics including police and military recruiters on campus, testing and accountability regimes such as No Child Left Behind, and efforts by students and teachers to circumvent the most egregious forms of surveillance in public education. Each contributor is committed to the continued critique of the disparity and inequality in the use of surveillance to target and sort students along lines of race, class, and gender.
 

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Selling Security Buying Students
71
Preparing for the Worst
121
Tests Standards and Audits as Surveillance
157
Contesting Systems of Control
211
Contributors
247
Index
253
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Over de auteur (2009)

TORIN MONAHAN is an associate professor of human and organizational development at the Peabody College of Education and Human Development and an associate professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University. He is the editor and author of several books, including Surveillance and Security: Technological Politics and Power in Everyday Life.

RODOLFO D. TORRES is a professor of political economy and urban studies at the University of California, Irvine.

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