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Key issues in education and social justice / Emma Smith.

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Author/Creator:
Smith, Emma (Professor)
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Los Angeles : SAGE, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 159 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [135]-156) and index.
Contents:
  • An introduction to education and social justice
  • Social justice and inequality
  • Good schools for all: schooling and social justice
  • Falling standards and failing students? inequalities in student outcomes
  • Included or excluded? social justice and special educational needs
  • Pupils' experiences of social justice in school
  • Higher education and social justice
  • Social justice and the learning society
  • Concluding comments.
Summary:
"This book focuses on educational experience as a lifelong and society-wide issue. The author draws on research, policy, and contemporary thinking in the field to provide a comprehensive guide to the educational inequalities that may exist and persist throughout an individual's educational course. Providing an international perspective on different ethnic, gender, and social groups, the book covers a broad range of issues, including:theoretical, policy, and research developments; inequalities that may exist during the years of schooling; government policy; and beyond the school classroom."--Publisher's website.
Series:
Education studies, key issues.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781849208109
1849208107
9781849208116
1849208115

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