Download e-book for iPad: A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race by Amy Brown

By Amy Brown

ISBN-10: 0816691126

ISBN-13: 9780816691128

ISBN-10: 0816691142

ISBN-13: 9780816691142

Select scholars and lecturers labored the room at a fundraising occasion for a brand new York urban public highschool Amy Brown calls collage Preparatory Academy. It used to be their activity to persuade filthy rich attendants that school Prep, with its mostly minority and deprived pupil physique and its surprisingly excessive fee of commencement and school attractiveness, used to be a invaluable funding. To this finish, scholars and academics attempted to appear needy and deserving, hoping to make supporters consider beneficiant, very important, and never threatened. How a lot, Brown asks, does festival for financing in city public colleges rely on advertising and perpetuating poverty with the intention to thrive? And are the actors during this drama intentionally taking part in up stereotypes of race and class?

A strong Investment? bargains a firsthand glance behind the curtain of the philanthropic method of investment public education—a procedure during which social switch in schooling coverage and perform is aligned with social entrepreneurship. the looks of good fortune, fairness, or justice in schooling, Brown argues, may well truly serve to keep up stark inequalities and inhibit democracy. Her publication indicates that types of company or philanthropic charity in schooling can in truth make stronger the race and sophistication hierarchies that they purport to alleviate.

As their voices show, the academics and scholars at the receiving finish of one of these method will be severely unsleeping and ambivalent contributors in a school’s racialized advertising and photograph administration. well timed and provocative, this nuanced paintings exposes the accidental effects of an schooling market the place charity masquerades as justice.

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