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Current key issues: forms of policy and forms of equity

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter addresses those aspects of current policy that relate, directly or indirectly, to issues of social equity in education. It focuses on the issue of equity and policy by looking at ... More


The courtier’s empire: a case study of providers and provision

Steven J. Courtney

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this chapter, I draw on Bourdieu’s concepts of symbolic violence, social capital and misrecognition to theorise three effects of a few elite multi-academy trust principals’ positioning on other ... More


Governors Making Sense of Their Work

Jacqueline Baxter

in School Governance: Policy, Politics and Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326021
eISBN:
9781447326229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326021.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Rapid policy-driven changes have presented challenges for allschools, but in areas of high socio-economic deprivation–traditionally difficult areas for governing bodies to operate–these challenges ... More


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