Author: Cucchiara, Maia Bloomfield, & Horvat, Erin McNamara

Title: Choosing Selves: The Salience of Parental Identity in the School Choice Process

University Affiliation: Temple University


Research Question:

What motivates middle class parents to send their children to a racially and socioeconomically integrated urban school? What were the processes through which they came to that decision?

How did parents’ views of social class and, especially, race affect their decision-making?

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Journal of Education Policy

Journal Entry: Vol. 29, No. 4, Pp. 486-509

Year: 2014


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Choice, Diversity, Public Schools, Urban Schools

Regions Northeast

Methodologies: Qualitative

Research Designs: Interviews, Participant observation

Method of Analysis: Ethnography

Sampling Frame: Middle class parents at urban public schools

Sample Types: Nonrandom

Unit of Analysis: Parent

Data Types: Qualitative

Data Description:


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