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By Sherman Dorn

Government forces suggest the thought of a 'community' institution has develop into much less outlined by way of judgements on middle curriculum. This assortment explores the level to which collective notions of school-community kinfolk have avoided voters from talking brazenly in regards to the tensions created the place colleges are imagined as communities.

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15. 16. 17. 27 Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy, 2nd ed. (Thousand Oaks, CA: 2005); as well as the historical description in William Cutler, Parents and Schools: The 150-Year Struggle for Control in American Education (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), esp. 42–69, 177. For example, see James S. Coleman, “Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital,” American Journal of Sociology 94 (1998 Supplement): S95-S120; James S. Coleman, Foundations of Social Theory (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1990); James P.

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