Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot


Born
in The United States
August 22, 1944

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Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot is an American sociologist who examines the culture of schools, the patterns and structures of classroom life, socialization within families and communities, and the relationships between culture and learning styles. She has been a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education since the 1970s.

Average rating: 3.55 · 892 ratings · 167 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Essential Conversation:...

3.61 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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Respect

3.65 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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The Third Chapter: Passion,...

3.16 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 2009 — 13 editions
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Balm in Gilead: Journey of ...

4.14 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1988 — 3 editions
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Exit: The Endings That Set ...

3.10 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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The Art and Science of Port...

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4.18 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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I've Known Rivers: Lives of...

4.15 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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The Good High School: Portr...

3.54 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1985 — 5 editions
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Growing Each Other Up: When...

3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings2 editions
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Worlds Apart

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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“I also believe that the boundaries of school need to be made more porous and permeable, that we need to reduce the generational segregation that defines life and learning in our society.”
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, The Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50



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