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Social reproduction: issues of aspiration and attainment

Tim Butler, Chris Hamnett, Sadiq Mir, and Mark Ramsden

in Ethnicity, class and aspiration: Understanding London's new East End

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426512
eISBN:
9781447302223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426512.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how educational attainment in East London, England is differentiated by geography, social class, and ethnicity. It explains that London overall has a history of low educational ... More


Why French Studies Matters: Disciplinary Identity and Public Understanding

Charles Forsdick

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the reasons why modern languages continue to be seen as more of an undergraduate subject than many other humanities disciplines. It considers the associated risks faced by ... More


Schools

Ruth Lupton, Stephanie Thomson, and Polina Obolenskaya

in Social Policy in a Cold Climate: Policies and their Consequences Since the Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327714
eISBN:
9781447327745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327714.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses spending, outputs and outcomes in relation to schools in England between 2007/8 and 2014/15. Schools were relatively protected from the public spending cuts made by the ... More


‘Literary’ versus ‘Cultural’ Texts in the NEAB Anthology

Asha Rogers

in State Sponsored Literature: Britain and Cultural Diversity after 1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198857761
eISBN:
9780191890383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857761.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reflects on the increasingly influential links drawn between literary reading and cultural formation in state education at the end of the century. Building on the implementation of ... More


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