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Hayes, Cleveland; Montes, Adonay; Schroeder, Laurie – Gender and Education, 2013
In this study, the pedagogies of the home used by Latinos as they attend schools in the USA are highlighted. We hope to use the stories of Arturo and Ruben, successful Latinos, as a means to show that Latinos are developing strategies that can be shared through the telling of their stories and to claim the value of voicing the difficult realities…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Hispanic Americans, Social Attitudes, Critical Theory
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Gottzen, Lucas – Gender and Education, 2011
The present paper explores middle-class fathers' educational work by studying how they and their partners are involved in their children's education at home, in school, and how they investigate school options and make decisions about educational issues. Drawing on data from an ethnographic study of 30 dual-earner couples in the Greater Los Angeles…
Descriptors: Middle Class, Parent Participation, Ethnography, Parent School Relationship