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Migrant Teachers

How American Schools Import Labor

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HARDCOVER

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674055360

Publication Date: 01/06/2014

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202 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

3 line illustrations, 5 graphs, 3 tables

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Migrant Teachers highlights a largely invisible phenomenon in American schools—the hiring of teachers from other countries, and the concentration of those teachers in high poverty schools and districts. Lora Bartlett places teacher labor markets in global context, opening a new line of research on teachers’ work and careers, and compelling us to consider what it means to be a teacher at this time and place.—Judith Warren Little, University of California, Berkeley

This important study persuasively describes the motivations for teacher migration and the insecurity of their tenure in America, and reveals, for the first time, how dependent some urban schools have become on immigrant teachers.—Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, author of Children of Global Migration: Transnational Families and Gendered Woes

A powerful exploration of a significant and neglected issue in American education. Migrant Teachers is a very compelling and original book.—John Skrentny, author of After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

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