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Creating the Dropout: An Institutional and Social History of School Failure, Dorn, Sherman
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Author Name:    Dorn, Sherman

Title:   Creating the Dropout: An Institutional and Social History of School Failure

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Praeger 

ISBN Number:   0275951758 / 9780275951757

Seller ID:   ING9780275951757

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By the 1960s, high schools had become mass institutions saddled with the expectation of universal education for America's youth. Ironically, with this broadening of clientele and mission came the idea and phenomenon of the dropout. The consolidation of a dropout stereotype focused on the presumed dependency and delinquency of dropouts, with the resulting programs focusing on guidance and vocational training. Why the problem persists is the topic of this study with more constructive perspectives on dropping out.



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