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Beth C. Rubin is an assistant professor of education at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. A former high school social studies teacher, Dr. Rubin conducts ethnographic research on issues at the intersection of classroom life and social inequality. Her current work focuses on detracking in the classrooms of diverse schools and students' constructions of civic identity. Recent publications include "There's still not justice": Youth civic identity development amid distinct school and community contexts, Teachers College Record (2007), Unpacking detracking: When progressive pedagogy meets students' social worlds, American Educational Research Journal (2003), and Critical voices in school reform: Students living through change (2003, RoutledgeFalmer), with Elena Silva.
James M. Giarelli is professor and chair, Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University. He is faculty coordinator of the GSE-South African Initiative and associate editor of Educational Theory. He has published widely in social philosophy, ethics, civic, and moral education.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Citizenship -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Civics -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Social sciences -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Pluralism (Social sciences) -- United States.
Education -- Social aspects -- United States.