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Poverty in Education Across the UKA Comparative Analysis of Policy and Place

Poverty in Education Across the UK: A Comparative Analysis of Policy and Place

Ian Thompson and Gabrielle Ivinson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447327981
eISBN:
9781447330929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327981.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Poverty and place matter to children’s education. This book reports on and elaborates findings of the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Commission on Poverty and Policy Advocacy from ... More

Ethnic Segregation Between SchoolsIs It Increasing or Decreasing in England?

Ethnic Segregation Between Schools: Is It Increasing or Decreasing in England?

Richard Harris and Ron Johnston

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204780
eISBN:
9781529204889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204780.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book provides a new study of ethnic segregation across English state schools in the period from 2011 to 2017. It examines whether patterns of school-level segregation decreased or increased over ... More

Community-based Learning and Social MovementsPopular Education in a Populist Age

Community-based Learning and Social Movements: Popular Education in a Populist Age

Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447343257
eISBN:
9781447343301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343257.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The rise of Far Right populism poses major challenges for communities, exacerbating divisions, hate speech and hate crime. This book shows how communities and social justice movements can effectively ... More

The Death of Affirmative Action?Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron Lippard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the light of high-profile Supreme Court cases surrounding affirmative action, this book looks at the actors involved in the debate and what they are saying. That is, the book looks at who is ... More

Suddenly DiverseHow School Districts Manage Race and Inequality

Suddenly Diverse: How School Districts Manage Race and Inequality

Erica O. Turner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226675220
eISBN:
9780226675534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675534.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book examines the contemporary challenges of racial inequity in school district-level education policy and practice. Through a comparative analysis of two school districts with different ... More

Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in EuropeNavigating between Knowledge and Economy

Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Marcelo Parreira do Amaral, Siyka Kovacheva, and Xavier Rambla (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This comprehensive collection discusses topical issues essential to both scholarship and policy making in the realm of Lifelong Learning policies and how far they succeed in supporting young people ... More

Negotiating Inseparability in ChinaThe Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Negotiating Inseparability in China: The Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity

Timothy Grose

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528097
eISBN:
9789882204805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528097.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book describes and theorizes the experiences of Uyghur graduates of the “Xinjiang Class” national boarding school program. These experiences reveal how young, educated Uyghurs strategically and ... More

Resisting Neoliberalism in EducationLocal, National and Transnational Perspectives

Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Lyn Tett and Mary Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Neoliberalism has been widely criticised because of its role in prioritising ‘free markets’ as the optimum way of solving problems and organising society. In the field of education, this leads to an ... More

Tea and the Queen?Fundamental British Values, Education and Citizenship

Tea and the Queen?: Fundamental British Values, Education and Citizenship

Carol Vincent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447351955
eISBN:
9781447351993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351955.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What are ‘British values’? Is a shared commitment to a particular set of values possible within a diverse nation? Is such a commitment necessary? If so, what should those values be and how do we pass ... More

The Politics of Public EducationReform Ideas and Issues

The Politics of Public Education: Reform Ideas and Issues

Helen M. Gunter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447339588
eISBN:
9781447339625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339588.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At a time when public education and reform agendas are changing the way we approach education, this book critically examines the key issues facing the public with implications for education policy ... More

Education PolicyEvidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Stephen Gorard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What has been done to achieve fairer and more efficient education systems, and what more can be done in the future? This book provides a comprehensive examination of crucial policy areas for ... More

The new treason of the intellectualsCan the University survive?

The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Thomas Docherty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book addresses the condition of the university today. There has been a fundamental betrayal of the institution by the political class, perverting it from its proper social and cultural ... More

Human Rights and Equality in EducationComparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Sandra Fredman, Meghan Campbell, and Helen Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Thousands of children from minority and disadvantaged groups will never cross the threshold of a classroom. What can human rights contribute to the struggle to ensure that every learner is able to ... More

Flunking DemocracySchools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Michael A. Rebell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Throughout American history, the primary mission of public schools has been to prepare students to be effective citizens capable of sustaining a vibrant democracy. Over the past half century, ... More

Educational GoodsValues, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514031
eISBN:
9780226514208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514208.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Educational Goods advances a theory of how to combine values and evidence in decision-making about education. The book identifies three kinds of value that must be balanced against each other: a ... More

Countering Extremism in British Schools?The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

John Holmwood and Therese O'Toole

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 2014 the UK government launched an investigation into the “Trojan Horse” affair: an alleged plot to “Islamify” several state schools in Birmingham. Twenty-one schools in Birmingham were subjected ... More

Building the Intentional UniversityMinerva and the Future of Higher Education

Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Stephen M. Kosslyn and Ben Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Higher education is in crisis. It is too expensive, ineffective, and impractical for many of the world’s students. But how would you reinvent it for the twenty-first century—how would you build it ... More

MOOCs and Their AfterlivesExperiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education

MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education

Elizabeth Losh (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226469317
eISBN:
9780226469591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469591.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Many of the essays in MOOCs and Their Afterlives argue that what may have been most significant about the advent of massive open online courses produced by companies like Coursera and edX was not the ... More

Inheriting PossibilitySocial Reproduction and Quantification in Education

Inheriting Possibility: Social Reproduction and Quantification in Education

Ezekiel J. Dixon-Román

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781517901264
eISBN:
9781452957661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901264.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Inheriting Possibility is concerned with the ways we have come to understand and produce knowledge about the reproduction of power relations and how those understandings have rested on a premise that ... More

Teaching with TendernessToward an Embodied Practice

Teaching with Tenderness: Toward an Embodied Practice

Becky Thompson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041167
eISBN:
9780252099731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041167.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Teaching with Tenderness follows in the tradition of bell hooks’ Teaching to Transgress and Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed, inviting us to draw upon contemplative practices (yoga, ... More

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