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Ending Educational Exclusion

Jody Heymann and Adèle Cassola

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The strong relationship between education and life chances suggests that addressing educational disparities is one of the most important steps that can be taken to reduce wider social and economic ... More


Achieving Equity in Secondary and Tertiary Education for Students with Disabilities and Learning Difficulties

Peter Evans and Serge Ebersold

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

If Education for All is to be achieved, children and students with disabilities and learning and behaviour difficulties must be given the necessary support. This chapter discusses equity in secondary ... More


Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Jody Heymann and Adele Cassola (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

All children and youth, regardless of the situations into which they were born, deserve the opportunity to improve their life chances by acquiring the knowledge and skills that will help them thrive ... More


 Ethical Issues in Teaching Death and Dying: Pedagogical Aims in End‐of‐Life Ethics

Christian Perring

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nearly all ethical issues in teaching can be formulated in terms of what it takes to be a good teacher. This chapter focuses on the ethical issues in death and dying, especially as they overlap with ... More


Introduction

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This introductory chapter addresses five major reasons for evidence-based practice and three philosophies of science that might serve to under gird it. The five reasons are ethical, legal, clinical, ... More


The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children’s Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau (Comprehensive Review of Education Outcomes)

Peter Boone, Ila Fazzio, Kameshwari Jandhyala, Chitra Jayanty, Gangadhar Jayanty, Simon Johnson, Vimala Ramachandran, Filipa Silva, and Zhaoguo Zhan

in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

We conducted a survey covering 20% of villages with 200-1000 population in rural Guinea-Bissau. We interviewed household heads, care-givers of children, and their teachers and schools. We analysed ... More


Educational Outcomes in Odisha: Trends and Issues

Narayan Chandra Nayak, Sharmita Dhar, and Pratap Kumar Mahakur

in The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464784
eISBN:
9780199086801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The objectives of this study are to analyse the trend and status of education in Odisha, and to examine transition rates, retention rates and dropout rates and other important performance indicators ... More


Culture Matters: Diversity in the United States and its Implications

Michael Jindra

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the concept of culture and cultural differences. The concept of culture helps in the understanding of the differences among ethnic groups. The chapter also examines the ... More


Recognizing Diversity in Deaf Education: From Paris to Athens With a Diversion to Milan

Greg Leigh and Marc Marschark

in Diversity in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190493073
eISBN:
9780190607838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190493073.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Education of the deaf has a proud heritage with regard to scholarship and professional education. This is exemplified by the longevity of the International Congress on Education of the Deaf, which ... More


How Do Educational Systems Integrate?: Integration of Second-Generation Turks in Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Austria

Maurice Crul

in The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707425
eISBN:
9780814705384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707425.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses in four national contexts—Austria, France, Germany, and the Netherlands—how formally stratified school systems affect the educational outcomes of second-generation Turks. A ... More


Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Kathryn M. Neckerman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The problems commonly associated with inner-city schools were not nearly as pervasive a century ago, when black children in most northern cities attended school alongside white children. This history ... More


Have Reforms to the School System Improved Educational Outcomes?

Sandra McNally

in The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587377
eISBN:
9780191808647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587377.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter begins by studying the effects of the comprehensive education system and trends in educational performance and policy. It further explains some important trends, the role of different ... More


Linguistic Diversity in Education

Ingrid Piller

in Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice: An Introduction to Applied Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199937240
eISBN:
9780190267414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937240.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter demonstrates that linguistic diversity in education raises specific social justice concerns based on the entrenched mismatch between schools as institutions with a monolingual habitus ... More


Peer Effects in Higher Education

Gordon C. Winston and David J. Zimmerman

in College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter describes the importance of peer effects and offers new empirical evidence on their existence. Estimating peer effects is difficult. First, one must decide on the appropriate set of ... More


Diversity in Deaf Education

Marc Marschark, Venetta Lampropoulou, and Emmanouil K. Skordilis (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190493073
eISBN:
9780190607838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190493073.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Education of the deaf has a proud heritage with regard to scholarship and professional education. This is exemplified by the longevity of the International Congress on Education of the Deaf, which ... More


Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Edward A. Sayre and Tarik M. Yousef (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the conditions of youth in the Middle East and North Africa region on the eve of the Arab Spring, in an effort to document the causes of continued youth exclusion from these ... More


Citizenship by Degree: Promoting Equal Opportunity Through Higher Education

Deondra Rose

in Citizenship By Degree: U.S. Higher Education Policy and the Changing Gender Dynamics of American Citizenship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190650940
eISBN:
9780190867300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650940.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 8 considers the implications of this analysis for how we think about public policy and its value for achieving national goals. It also highlights the lessons that the success of landmark ... More


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