Texas Center for Education Policy’s Dr. Angela Valenzuela, Dr. Patricia Lopez, and Emmanuel García published a book chapter on “The Critical Ethnography of Public Policy for Social Justice” in A Companion to the Anthropology of Education.
Lopez, P. D., Valenzuela, A. and García, E. (2011) The Critical Ethnography of Public Policy for Social Justice, in A Companion to the Anthropology of Education (eds B. A. U. Levinson and M. Pollock), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK.
- Explores theoretical and applied approaches to cultural practice in a diverse range of educational settings around the world, in both formal and non-formal contexts
- Includes contributions by leading educational anthropologists
- Integrates work from and on many different national systems of scholarship, including China, the United States, Africa, the Middle East, Colombia, Mexico, India, the United Kingdom, and Denmark
- Examines the consequences of history, cultural diversity, language policies, governmental mandates, inequality, and literacy for everyday educational processes