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Introduction: Sociology of Education in India—Trajectory, Location, and Concerns

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The Introduction discusses the themes covered by the essays in this volume about the history of the development, the trajectory, location, and contemporary concerns of the sociology of education ... More


Sociology of Education and Sociology in India: Disciplinary Boundaries and Institutional Spaces

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the place of the sociology of education (SoE) in Sociology and the interface between sociology and education in India. It argues that while education is critical to sociological ... More


Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Geetha B. Nambissan and Srinivasa Rao (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This volume examines the history and research on the sociology of education (SoE) in India. It analyses the influence of culture, identities, structural inequalities, and poverty on education, and ... More


Neither Jew Nor Gentile: Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses

Yancey George Allan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199735433
eISBN:
9780199866267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735433.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the racial climate on Protestant colleges and universities. It examines why these institutions succeed or fail to attract students of color and why students of color who attend ... More


Sociology of Education in India: A Personal Account *

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This essay presents an account of the author's own personal and institutional experiences related to sociology of education (SoE)) in India. It explains that the author has been a sociologist of ... More


Opening Up the Black Box?: Sociologists and the Study of Schooling in India

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the sociology of schooling in India, and describes the contours of this field of research. It highlights the failure to realize the full potential of sociological research in ... More


Does Education Really Change Society?: Theoretical Reflections on a Case Study

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Sociologists and anthropologists always have a sense of unease over what education is doing to society. Does education really make any difference? Or is it only reproducing inequality? And how can ... More


Caste and Social Discrimination: Nature, Forms, and Consequences in Education

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the nature, forms, and consequences of caste and social discrimination in education in India. After discussing the theoretical background of discrimination in general, the ... More


The appropriation of cultural, economic and normative frames of reference for adult education: an Italian perspective

Marcella Milana and Francesca Rapanà

in Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This contribution sheds light on the complex dynamic that produces cultural, economic and normative frames of reference for popular adult education. A cultural frame is what gives meaning, and ... More


The marginalisation of popular education: 50 years of Danish adult education policy

Anne Larson and Pia Cort

in Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Drawing on Biesta’s distinction between three functions of education: qualification, socialisation and subjectification, the chapter traces adult education policy in Denmark from the 1960s to the ... 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


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


Research, adult literacy and criticality: catalysing hope and dialogic caring

Vicky Duckworth and Rob Smith

in Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This paper draws on a longitudinal UCU research project: FE in England - Transforming Lives and Communities to explore transformative teaching and learning in adult literacy education and to argue ... More


Leaving no one behind: bringing equity and inclusion back into education

Carlos Vargas-Tamez

in Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.003.0017
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter argues that equity and inclusion may be understood in different ways according to certain, dissimilar, philosophical traditions. This is exemplified by neoliberal interpretations of ... More


Moving against and beyond neoliberal higher education in Ireland

Fergal Finnegan

in Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The chapter explores the impact of neoliberalism on Irish society and higher education (HE) and how this has been resisted. Taking a critical realist approach it seeks to analyse neoliberalism in HE ... More


Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

James Leibold and Yangbin Chen (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This edited volume brings together essays by leading experts exploring different aspects of ethnic minority education in China: among these are the challenges associated with bilingual and trilingual ... More


Rethinking adult education for active participatory citizenship and resistance in Europe

George K. Zarifis

in Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.003.0016
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Based on the preliminary results of the European research project EduMAP the chapter discusses the widely recognised yet weakened position of active participatory citizenship and its role in the ... More


Nourishing resistance and healing in dark times: teaching through a Body-Soul Rooted Pedagogy

Shiv Desai, Shawn Secatero, Mia Sosa-Provencio, and Annmarie Sheahan

in Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

For centuries, schooling has enacted trauma and cultural erasure. Today, the neoliberal corporate ‘reform’ agenda contributes to destabilizing communities and separating educators, children, and ... More


Adult basic education in Australia: in need of a new song sheet?

Keiko Yasukawa and Pamela Osmond

in Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Adult Basic Education (ABE) emerged in Australia as an organic, practitioner-driven field motivated by social justice concerns; however, neoliberal ethos has now overtaken the driver’s seat of the ... More


Education policy and the European Semester: challenging soft power in hard times

Howard Stevenson, Alison Milner, Emily Winchip, and Lesley Hagger-Vaughan

in Resisting Neoliberalism in Education: Local, National and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350057
eISBN:
9781447350224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350057.003.0015
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Education policy is a national competence within European Union rules, and therefore the responsibility of national governments. However, encouraging education policy co-ordination across Member ... More


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