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  1. Class Strategies and the Education Market

    The Middle Classes and Social Advantage

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Class Strategies and the Education Market examines the ways in which the middle classes maintain and improve their social advantages in and through education.Drawing on an extensive series of interviews with parents and children, this book identifies key moments of decision making in the...

    Published December 18th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Education with Character

    By James Arthur

    The establishment of citizenship education as a compulsory subject has recently been accompanied by the government's policy of 'promoting education with character.' Schools are identified as having a crucial role to play in helping to shape and reinforce basic character traits that will ultimately...

    Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Higher Education and Social Class

    Issues of Exclusion and Inclusion

    By Louise Archer, Merryn Hutchings, Alistair Ross

    Working class groups have historically been excluded from participation in higher education. Past decades have seen an expansion of the system towards a more inclusive higher education, but participation among people from working class groups has remained persistently low. Is higher education...

    Published November 13th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Ensuring Safe School Environments

    Exploring Issues--seeking Solutions

    Edited by Mary Susan Fishbaugh, Gwen Schroth, Terry R. Berkeley

    Ensuring Safe School Environments: Exploring Issues--Seeking Solutions presents research findings and information about school violence, with a focus on strategies for increasing school safety. Based on a special topical issue of Rural Special Education Quarterly, the original journal articles have...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  5. Graduate Citizens

    Issues of Citizenship and Higher Education

    By John Ahier, John Beck, Rob Moore

    Following the introduction of student loans and tuition fees, the situation of students and new graduates has changed considerably. Set in this context, Graduate Citizens is a thought-provoking, and insightful look at the current generation of students' attitudes towards citizenship and matters of...

    Published October 30th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Children in the City

    Home Neighbourhood and Community

    Edited by Pia Christensen, Margaret O'Brien

    This timely and thought-provoking book explores children's lives in modern cities. At a time of intense debate about the quality of life in cities, this book examines how they can become good places for children to live in. Through contributions from childhood experts in Europe, Australia and...

    Published October 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  7. Violence in Schools

    The Response in Europe

    Edited by Peter K Smith

    Violence in schools is a pervasive, highly emotive and, above all, global problem. Bullying and its negative social consequences are of perennial concern, while the media regularly highlights incidences of violent assault - and even murder - occurring within schools. This unique and fascinating...

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  8. From Here to Diversity

    The Social Impact of Lesbian and Gay Issues in Education in Australia and New Zealand

    Explore ways to reduce the impact of heterosexism on students, teachers, and educational institutions!This essential book focuses on lesbian and gay issues in education, demonstrating why and how educational administrators, teachers, and teacher educators need to re-evaluate their policies and...

    Published October 15th 2002 by Routledge

  9. International Perspectives on Citizenship, Education and Religious Diversity

    Edited by Robert Jackson

    Citizenship is high on the agenda of education systems in many of the world's democracies. As yet, however, discussions of citizenship education have neglected issues of religious diversity and how the study of religions can contribute to our understanding of citizenship. International Perspectives...

    Published October 9th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Equality and Power in Schools

    Redistribution, Recognition and Representation

    By Anne Lodge, Kathleen Lynch

    Based on a study of 12 schools over a two-year period, this book explores issues of equality and power both in the classroom and in the staffroom. Through classroom observation, interviews with pupils and staff, focus groups and questionnaires, the authors examine classroom practice, grouping and...

    Published October 9th 2002 by Routledge