Scholarship Debunking Payne

(*Special thanks to Paul Gorski for assisting in compiling these resources.) 

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Assault on Kids (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education)

Roberta Ahlquist (Author, Editor), Theresa Montano (Author, Editor), Paul Gorski (Author, Editor) 
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Baker, B., Ng, J., and Rury, J.  (2006, June 7).  Questioning a speaker’s knowledge of poverty.  Education Week, 6.

Bohn, A. (2006, Winter). A framework for understanding Ruby Payne. Rethinking Schools, 21(2). http://www.rethinkingschools.org/archive/21_02/fram212.shtml 

Bomer, R., Dworin, J. E., May, L., & Semingson, P. (2008). Miseducating teachers about the poor: A critical analysis of Ruby Payne's claims about poverty. Teachers College Record, 110(11). 

Bomer, R., Dworin, J. E., May, L., & Semingson, P. (2009, June 3). What’s wrong with a deficit perspective? Teachers College Record. Retrieved 12 June 2009 from http://www.tcrecord.org 

Dudley-Marling, C. (2007). Return of the deficit. Journal of Educational Controversy, 2(1). Retrieved 29 June 2009 from http://www.wce.wwu.edu/Resources/CEP/eJournal/v002n001/a004.shtml 

Dudley-Marling, C., & Lucas, K. (2009, May). Pathologizing the language and culture of poor children. Language Arts, 86(5), 362-370.

Dworin, J. E., & Bomer, R. (2008, January). What we all (supposedly) know about the poor: A critical discourse analysis of Ruby Payne’s “Framework.” English Education, 40(2), 101-121.

Gorski, P. (2006a, February 9). The Classist underpinnings of Ruby Payne’s Framework. Teachers College Record. Retrieved 24 June 2007 from  http://www.tcrecord.org 

———. (2008). Peddling poverty for profit: Elements of oppression in Ruby Payne's Framework. Equity & Excellence in Education, 41(1), 130-148. http://www.edchange.org/publications/Peddling-Poverty-Payne.pdf 

———. (2006b, July 19). Responding to Payne’s Response. Teachers College Record. Retrieved 12 June 2009 from http://www.tcrecord.org 

———. (2006c, Winter). Savage unrealities: Classism and racism around Ruby Payne's Framework. Rethinking Schools, 21(2). http://www.edchange.org/publications/Savage_Unrealities.pdf 

———. (2008, April). The myth of the “Culture of Poverty.” Educational Leadership, 65(7), 32-36. http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/apr08/vol65/num07/The-Myth-of-the-Culture-of-Poverty.aspx 

Howley, C. B., Howley, A. A., Howley, C. W., & Howley, M. D. (2006). Saving the children of the poor in rural schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California. Available at http://www.eric.ed.gov:80/PDFS/ED495031.pdf 

Howley, C. B., Howley, A. A., & Huber, D. S. (2005). Prescriptions for rural mathematics instruction: Analysis of the rhetorical literature. Journal of Research in Rural Education, 20(7), 1–16.

Jones, S. (2006). Girls, social class, and literacy: What teachers can do to make a difference. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne's Poverty Theory [Paperback]
Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu

Ng, J., & Rury, J.  (2009, Winter).  Problematizing Payne and understanding poverty:  An analysis with data from the 2000 census.  Journal of Educational Controversy, 4(1).  http://www.wce.wwu.edu/Resources/CEP/eJournal/v004n001/a001.shtml

Ng, J., & Rury, J.  (2006, July 20).  Responding to Payne’s response.  Teachers College Record.  Retrieved from [ http://www.tcrecord.org/ ] www.tcrecord.org ID# 12610.

Ng, J. C., & Rury, J. L. (2006, July 18). Poverty and education: A critical analysis of the Ruby Payne phenomenon. Teachers College Record. Retrieved 24 June 2007 from http://www.tcrecord.org 

Osei-Kofi, N. (2005). Pathologizing the poor: A framework for understanding Ruby Payne's work. Equity & Excellence in Education, (38), 367–375. 

Redeaux, M. (2011, July-August). The culture of poverty reloaded. Monthly Review, 63(3). http://monthlyreview.org/2011/07/01/the-culture-of-poverty-reloaded

Sato, M., & Lensmire, T. J. (2009, January). Poverty and Payne: Supporting teachers to work with children of poverty. Phi Delta Kappan, 9(5), 365-370.

Smiley, A. D. Becoming teachers: The Payne effect. Multicultural Perspectives.

Starnes, B. A. (2008, June). On lilacs, tap-dancing, and children of poverty. Phi Delta Kappan. 779-780.

Thomas, P. L. (2010, November 28). Our faith in a "culture of poverty" never left. The Daily Censored. http://dailycensored.com/2010/11/28/our-faith-in-a-culture-of-poverty-never-left/ 

———. (2010, July). The Payne of addressing race and poverty in public education: Utopian accountability and deficit assumptions of middle class America. Souls, 12(3), 262-283. http://bit.ly/kva8Mm

———. (2009b). Shifting from deficit to generative practices: Addressing impoverished and all students. Teaching Children of Poverty, 1(1). Retrieved 13 September 2009 from http://journals.sfu.ca/tcop/index.php/tcop/article/view/8/1  


Weiderspan, J. P., & Danziger, S. K. (2009). Review: A framework for understanding poverty. Social Work, 54(4), 376.