Public Housing and School Choice in a Gentrified City

Youth Experiences of Uneven Opportunity

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  • Molly Vollman Makris

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Urban Education book series (PSUE)

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Winner of the 2016 AESA Critics' Choice Book Award 

Molly Makris uses an interdisciplinary approach to urban education policy to examine the formal education and physical environment of young people from low-income backgrounds and demonstrate how gentrification shapes these circumstances.


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