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  1. Reading Bernstein, Researching Bernstein

    Edited by Brian Davies, Ana Morais

    Basil Bernstein is arguably one of the most important educational theorists of the late 20th century. Whilst most academics and students in sociology of education know of Bernstein, few can claim to fully understand the scope and power of his work, which simply cannot be matched by any of his...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Control and Education (RLE Edu L)

    By Brian Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Social control is a central sociological concept which has generated many influential ‘models’ of man in society. This book examines these major models, and examines the rise of compulsory schooling in Britain and the USA and shows us which aspects of education and social control have been...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. New Directions in Social Theory, Education and Embodiment

    Edited by John Evans, Brian Davies

    This book exemplifies the nurturing spirit of inter-discursive debate with a view to opening up new theoretical and empirical insights, understanding, and engagement, with debates on issues relating to pedagogy, policy, equity and embodiment. From a variety of social science perspectives, an...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge and Identity

    Concepts and Applications in Bernstein's Sociology

    Edited by Gabrielle Ivinson, Brian Davies, John Fitz

    What in the digital era is knowledge? Who has knowledge and whose knowledge has value? Postmodernism has introduced a relativist flavour into educational research such that big questions about the purposes of education have tended to be eclipsed by minutiae. Changes in economic and financial...

    Published November 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse

    Fat Fabrications

    By John Evans, Emma Rich, Brian Davies, Rachel Allwood

    Eating less, exercising more and losing weight seem the obvious solution for the oncoming 'obesity epidemic'. Rarely, however, is thought given to how these messages are interpreted and whether they are in fact inherently healthy. Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse investigates how...

    Published June 6th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Warfare, State and Society on the Black Sea Steppe, 1500–1700

    By Brian Davies

    Series: Warfare and History

    This crucial period in Russia's history has, up until now, been neglected by historians, but here Brian L. Davies' study provides an essential insight into the emergence of Russia as a great power. For nearly three centuries, Russia vied with the Crimean Khanate, the Polish-Lithuanian...

    Published April 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Education Policy and Social Reproduction

    Class Inscription & Symbolic Control

    By John Fitz, Brian Davies, John Evans

    This book takes a theoretically informed look at British education policy over the last sixty years when secondary schooling for all children became an established fact for the first time. Comprehensive schools largely replaced a system based on academic selection. Now, under choice and competition...

    Published October 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Body Knowledge and Control

    Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health

    Edited by John Evans, Brian Davies, Jan Wright

    Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  9. Paying for Broadcasting: The Handbook

    By Tim Congdon, Gavyn Davies, Andrew Graham, William B. Shew, Brian Sturgess

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 13th 1992 by Routledge

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