How Did I Get Here? by Philip BuntingAdd to Cart. Laura A. Schifter is an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Wendy S. Harbour is the Lawrence B.
'How Did You Get Here?'
Sadly, when most of us try to respond to this difficult question, our answers barely scratch the surface. And more. Yet … they are all accounts at or near the surface. These re-enactments affect us, those close to us, our country, and our world. Share on Facebook Share. Share on Twitter Tweet.
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Preview Book. Review this Book. A family with problems and little money is living in the back to back houses of s Birmingham. Tony, an only child brought up in an environment of raised hopes and broken promises, vows never to let it happen to him. Determined to succeed Tony left school early, having been offered a position in computing where he found himself at the beginning of the technological revolution of the mid-sixties.
The subject is topical. The UK is facing a housing affordability crisis with enormous consequences for social justice and economic and financial sustainability. By it is predicted only a quarter of year olds will own their own home, down from half in the s. House prices have grown much faster than incomes and the economy more generally in the last four decades. How did we get here?
They faced a range of disabilities and also attitudes of some who demeaned them and suggested that they wouldn't amount to much. The book is based on interviews with the students about how they persevered, and how they think about Harvard University and their futures. Schifter, an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. They responded via e-mail to questions about the book. Q: To what extent do you think the students whose stories you tell are reflective of students with disabilities in higher education generally, as opposed to those at Harvard? It is also important to note that only three of the students featured in the book were in fact undergraduate students at Harvard.