Introduction to Critical Geographies of Education
- Basu, R. (2010) “Geographies of Education” for theEncyclopedia of Geography, edited by Barney Wharf, Sage Publications.
- Butler, T, Hamnett, C. (2007) The Geography of Education: Introduction in Urban Studies, Vol 44. No. 7, 1161-1174. [Read till pg 1168]
- Blomley, N. (2006). "Uncritical critical geography?"Progress in Human Geography 30(1): 87-94.
- Polat, F. (2011) Inclusion in education: A step towards social justice. In International Journal of Educational Development, Vol 31 pp 50-58.
Neoliberalization of Education Reform [Assignment 1 handed out]
- Apple, M.W. (2001) “Comparing Neo-liberal Projects and Inequality in Education” inComparative Education, Volume 37, No. 4, pages 409-423.
- Peck, J., Theodore, N., & Brenner, N.. (2009). Neoliberal Urbanism: Models, Moments, Mutations. SAIS Review, 29(1), 49-66.
- Robertson, S.L. and Dale, R. 2002: Local states of emergency: the contradictions of neo-liberal governance in education in New Zealand.British Journal of Sociology of Education 23, No.3, 463-82.
- Basu, R. (2004) ‘A Flyvbjergian perspective of Public Elementary School Closures in Toronto: A Question of ‘Rationality’ or ‘Power’? in Environment and Planning: C, Government and Policy, Volume 22: 423-251.
Educational Policy in Canada and Educational Restructuring in Ontario
- Manzer, R. (1994)Public Schools and Political Ideas: Canadian Educational Policy in Historical Perspective. University of Toronto Press. [Introduction] Available in the GRC
- Levin, B (2001)Reforming Education: From Origins to Outcomes. Routledge: London and New York. [Introduction, Chapters 1 &2] Available in the GRC
- Gidney, R.D. (1999) From Hope to Harris: The Reshaping of Ontario’s Schools. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. [Chapters 11, 12 and 13]
- Basu, R. (2004b) The rationalization of neoliberalism in Ontario’s public education system, 1995-2000 in Geoforum, Volume 35/5:621-634.
Planning and ‘governance’ of community schools
- Clandfield, D. (2010) The School as Community Hub: A Public Alternative to the Neoliberal Threat to Ontario Schools, pp 5-73 inThe School Community Hub: Beyond Education’s Iron Cage. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
- Hargreaves, A. 2002: Sustainability of educational change: the role of social geographies.Journal of Educational Change 3, 189-214.
- Furman, G. (2002)School as Community: From Promise to Practice. State University of New York Press. [Chapters 1] Available in the GRC
- Deborah L. McKoy & Jeffrey M. Vincent (2007) Engaging Schools in Urban Revitalization The Y-PLAN (Youth—Plan, Learn, Act, Now!)Journal of Planning Education and Research 26:389-403
Ontario’s Equity and Inclusive Education Strategy (2009)
- Social Planning Toronto (2013) A Triple Threat to Equity: Changing Priorities for Toronto Schools.
Regional challenges: urban schools and small schools
- Basu, R. (2013) Multiplying spaces of subalterity in education: From ideological realms to strategizing outcomes in Canadian Geographer, Volume 57, Issue 3, page 260-271.
- Jeffrey M. Vincent (2006) Public Schools as Public Infrastructure Roles for Planning Researchers Journal of Planning Education and Research, Vol. 25, No. 4, 433-437.
- Dippo, D. and James, C. (2011) The Urbanization of Suburbia: Implications for Inner-Suburban Schools and Communities in Young, D., Wood, P. and Keil, R. (eds).“In-Between Infrastructure: Urban Connectivity in an Age of Vulnerability”. Praxis (e)Press. Pp 115-130.
Spaces of ‘difference’: mobility, identity and citizenship in schools
- James, C.E., and Burnaby, B. (2003) Immigrant Students and Schooling in Toronto, 1960s to 1990s in The World in a City (eds) Paul Anisef and Michael Lanphier. University of Toronto Press.
- Godlewska, A. M. C., Schaefli, L. M. and Chaput, P. J. A. (2013), First Nations assimilation through neoliberal educational reform. The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe canadien, 57: 271–279.
- Basu, R. (2011) 'Multiculturalism through Multilingualism in Schools: Emerging Places of 'Integration' in Toronto', in the Annals of the Association of American Geographers.
Spaces of ‘difference’: mobility, identity and citizenship in schools (cont)
- Huff, A. (2013) Reforming the city: Neoliberal school reform and democratic contestation in New Orlean” inThe Canadian Geographer, 57(3): 311–317
- Mitchell, K (2001) Education for Democratic Citizenship: Transnationalism, Multiculturalism and the Limits of Liberalism,Harvard Educational Review, 71(1): 51-78.
- Valentine, G, Sporton, D. and Bang Nielsen, K (2008) Language use on the move: sites of encounter, identities & belongingTransactions of the Institute of British Geographers, NS 33 376–387.
Refugee children, forced migration and education
- "Report on the High Commissioner's Five Global Priority Issues for Refugee Children." (2007).Refugee Survey Quarterly 26(1): 157-168.
- Canadian Council for Refugees (2011). “Myths and Facts 2011.”
- Dippo, D., Basu, R., and Duran, M. (2012) 'Settlement and Schooling: Unique circumstances of refugees and forced migrants' Journal of Canadian Ethnic Studies, Volume 44, 3.
- Yogendra B. Shakya, Sepali Guruge, Michaela Hynie, Arzo Akbari, Mohamed Malik, Sheila Htoo, Azza Khogali, Stella Abiyo Mona, Rabea Murtaza and Sarah Alley “Aspirations for Higher Education among Newcomer Refugee Youth in Toronto: Expectations, Challenges, and Strategies”. Refuge, Volume 27 (2) (pp 65-78).
Surveillance, regulation and accountability practices
- Pykett J. (2007). ‘Making Citizens Governable? The Crick Report as governmental technology’ in Journal of Education Policy,22(3): 301-320.
- Basu, R. (2005) ‘Geo-surveillance through the Mapping of ‘Test’ Results: An Ethical Dilemma or Public Policy Solution?’ in ACME An International E-journal for Critical Geographies, Volume 3(2): 87-111.
Protest and activism in schools
- Thiem Hanson, C.(2009) Thinking through education: the geographies of contemporary educational restructuringProgress in Human Geography 33; 154.
- Phipps, A.G. (2000) “A structurationist interpretation of community activism during school closures” inEnvironment and Planning: A, volume 32, pages 1807-1823.
- Basu, R. (2002) ‘Active and Dormant Spaces: A look at the Geographical Response to School Based Care’ in the ‘Journal for Planning Education and Research’ (JPER) 21: 275-285.