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School choice versus social cohesion: examining the ways education policies shape children's geographies in the UK

Susie Weller

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Drawing on a four-year study that explored the significance of social capital for children and parents during the transition to secondary school, this chapter explores the relationship between ... More


Conceptual frameworks: towards geographies of alternative education

Peter Kraftl

in Geographies of alternative education: Diverse learning spaces for children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300496
eISBN:
9781447310914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300496.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter introduces the key conceptual frameworks that are deployed and developed in the book. It begins by situating the book within recent geographies of education and childhood, ... More


Informal education in compulsory schooling in the Uk: humanising moments, utopian spaces?

Isabel Cartwright

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Drawing on the author's work as an informal educator in schools in the London Boroughs of Newham and Hackney, this chapter critically explores informal education, and how it can work as a prism ... More


Geographies of alternative education: Diverse learning spaces for children and young people

Peter Kraftl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300496
eISBN:
9781447310914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300496.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book offers a comparative analysis of alternative education in the UK, focusing on learning spaces that cater for children and young people. It constitutes one of the first book-length ... More


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