[picture]Jeffrey Henig Collection
Jeffrey R. Henig is a professor of political science and education at Teachers College, and professor of political science at Columbia University. He earned his B.A. at Cornell University in 1973, and his Ph.D. at Northwestern University in 1978. Before coming to Teachers College, he taught at George Washington University, where he served as Director of the Center for Washington Area Studies, and as Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science. His research over the years has focused on the boundary between private action and public action in addressing social problems. Most recently, he has been focusing on the politics of school choice, charter schools, and coalition-building for urban school reform. He is the author or co-author of Neighborhood Mobilization: Redevelopment and Response (Rutgers, 1982), Public Policy and Federalism (St. Martins, 1985), Rethinking School Choice: Limits of the Market Metaphor (Princeton, 1994), Shrinking the State: The Political Underpinnings of Privatization (Cambridge, 1998), The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics and the Challenge of Urban Education (Princeton, 1999), named by the Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association as the "Best book written on urban politics" in 1999; and Building Civic Capacity: The Politics of Reforming Urban Schools (Kansas, 2001), named by the Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association as the "best book written on on urban politics" in 2001. In addition, he has numerous publications in scholarly journals on topics such as gentrification and displacement, community anti-crime efforts, privatization, race and urban politics, and education policy. His most recent book, Mayors in the Middle: Politics, Race, and Mayoral Control of Urban Schools, co-edited with Wilbur C. Rich, was published by Princeton University Press in 2004.
Website: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/faculty/...
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[thumbnail] Shrinking the state : the political underpinnings of privatization
by H. Feigenbaum, C. Hamnet & J. Henig (1998)
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[thumbnail] Public policy and federalism : issues in state and local politics
by J. Henig (1985)
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[thumbnail] Race and Choice in Montgomery County, Maryland, Magnet Schools
by J. Henig (1995)
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[thumbnail] Locational Decisions of Charter Schools: Probing the Market Metaphor
by J. Henig & J. MacDonald (12/2002)
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[thumbnail] Research on Emergent Phenomena: Responses and Speculations
by J. Henig, H. Brown, T. Holyoke & N. Lacireno-Paquet (12/2004)
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[thumbnail] Rethinking School Choice: Limits of the Market Metaphor
by J. Henig (1995)
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[thumbnail] Mayors in the Middle: Politics, Race, and Mayoral Control of Urban Schools
by W. Rich & J. Henig (2004)
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[thumbnail] The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics, and the Challenge of Urban Education
by J. Henig (1999)
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