Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Loose Syllabus

Here is the rough syllabus I have compiled -

Readings for Class and Higher Education Independent Study

Historical Precedent

History of Financial Aid http://www.chessconsulting.org/financialaid/history.htm

History of Financial Aid http://www.finaid.org/educators/history.phtml

McPherson, Michael S. and Schapiro, Morton Owen. The Student Aid Game: Meeting Need and Rewarding Talent in American Higher Education. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998.


Hess, Frederick M. Footing The Tuition Bill: The New Student Loan Sector. Natl Book Network, 2007.

"Trends in College Spending: Where Does the Money Come From? Where Does It Go? " At http://www.deltacostproject.org/


Top Colleges Admit Fewer Low-Income Students, Karen Fischer Volume 54, Issue 34, Page A1, http://chronicle.com/weekly/v54/i34/34a00103.htm

Debt and Affordability

Ehrenberg, Ronald G. Tuition Rising: Why College Costs So Much. Harvard University Press, 2002.

“Student Debt and the Spirit of Indenture”, Jeffrey J. Williams, in Dissent Summer 2008. http://makeumnpublic.org/conference/papers/Williams_Indenture.pdf

“How Colleges Perpetuate Inequality”, by Peter Sacks Volume 53, Issue 19, Page B9 http://chronicle.com/weekly/v53/i19/19b00901.htm

Social Reproduction

Double Whammy of Disadvantage InsideHigherEd.com

Possible Solutions

“A Design it yourself Student-Loan Program” by 6 authors, Volume 54, Issue 34, Page B22 http://chronicle.com/weekly/v54/i34/34b02201.htm

Rothstein, Richard. Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to close the Black-White Achievement Gap. Teachers College Press, Columbia University 2004.

Freire, Paolo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Continuum Publishing Company, 1973/2003.

Working Class Studies

Christopher, Renny "New Working Class Studies in Higher Education." New Working Class Studies. Eds. Russo, John and Linkon, Sherry Lee. Cornell University Press, 2005.

Linkon, Sherry Lee. "Teaching Working Class." New Working Class Studies. Eds. Russo, John and Linkon, Sherry Lee. Cornell University Press, 2005.

Accounts and Analysis
Hooks, Bell. Where We Stand: Class Matters. Routledge, 2000.

Benton, Thomas. Class Traitor in the Academe http://chronicle.com/jobs/news/2007/11/2007110901c.htm

COLLEGE AND SOCIAL CLASS: The Broken Promise of America John Raines with Charles Brian McAdams

Ball, Stephen J. Education Markets, Choice and Social Class: the market as a class strategy in the UK and the USA

Sacks, Peter. Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education. University of California Press, 2007

Adair, Vivyan and Dahlberg, Sandra L. Reclaiming Class: Women, Poverty and the Promise of Higher Education. 2003

Shipler, David K. The Working Poor: Invisible in America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
Zweig, Michael. What's Class Got to Do With It?. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2005. pp. 161 - 183;

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