Social Inequalities (Re)formed
Consulting pupils about learning
Routledge – 2014 – 224 pages
The increasing international interest in pupil consultation has been partly fuelled by the encouragement of personalised/individualised learning strategies and the involvement of pupils in their learning.
Drawing on an in-depth study which consulted eight to fourteen year old pupils from a variety of ethnic and class backgrounds in different school settings, the book:
This book will appeal to masters and doctoral students in gender studies and equality studies/human rights programmes, as well as academics and researchers around the world.
1. Introduction 2. Performance Pedagogies and Individualised Learning 3. Researching Pupil Voice and Pupil Message 4. Confidence and Learning Identities 5. Marginalisation and Inclusion in the Classroom 6. Controlling Learning: Setting the Pace and Choosing the Content 7. Social Inequalities (Re)formed
Madeleine Arnot is Fellow of Jesus College, Professor of Sociology of Education at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. She is an internationally recognised expert on gender issues in education, equality policies and citizenship education and has published key pieces on Bernstein’s sociology of pedagogy.
Diane Reay has recently been appointed Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge. She is currently Professor of Education at London Metropolitan University. She is an internationally renowned expert on social class in education but has researched widely across gender, race and class issues in education.