Race Ethnicity and Education

Author: David Gillborn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134998449
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is a major new investigation into the issues of 'race', ethnicity and education, following the educational reforms during the late 1980s. It provides an up-to-date and critical introduction to current issues and major research findings in the field, exploring the teacher-pupil relationship through a detailed account of life in an inner-city comprehensive. It reveals the influence of different racist stereotypes and highlights the especially disadvantaged position of Afro- Caribbean pupils within a school. Features: * Draws on a wide variety of research projects in ethnic schools to examine: achievement; curriculum content; language use; assessment and testing under the National Curriculum * Uses material collected during two years of research to consider young people's school experiences and issues relating to classroom discipline.

Key Issues in Education and Social Justice

Author: Emma Smith
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446258777
Format: PDF, Kindle
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'This excellent book considers the extent to which policy and practice, particularly in the UK, have led to a more equitable education system and ultimately to a fairer society. The ideas and arguments are extremely accessible, wide-ranging and well-informed. A welcome addition to the reading list and one that I can highly recommend' - Jane Bates, Programme Leader fo Education Studies, Manchester Metropolitan Univeristy Inequalities can be experienced in different forms, from birth to school experiences to the many different modes of learning as we grow up. 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 in the area - inequalities that may exist during the years of schooling - government policy - beyond the school classroom This book is essential reading for undergraduate students on Education-Studies programmes. It is also useful for students on Masters and Initial Teacher Education programmes. Emma Smith is Reader in Education at the University of Birmingham

Race Ethnicity and Gender in Education

Author: Joseph Zajda
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402097395
Format: PDF, ePub
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Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Education: Cross-cultural, which is the sixth volume in the 12-volume book series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research, presents scholarly research on major discourses of race, ethnicity and gender in education. It provides an easily accessible, practical yet scholarly source of information about the international concern in the field of globalisation and comparative education. Above all, the book offers the latest findings to the critical issues concerning major discourses on race, ethnicity and gender in the global culture. It is a sourcebook of ideas for researchers, practitioners and policymakers in education, globalisation, social justice, equity and access in schooling around the world. It offers a timely overview of current issues affecting research in comparative education of race, ethnicity and gender. It provides directions in education and policy research relevant to progressive pedagogy, social change and transformational educational reforms in the twen- first century. The book critically examines the overall interplay between the state, ideology and current discourses of race, ethnicity and gender in the global culture. It draws upon recent studies in the areas of globalisation, equity, social justice and the role of the State (Zajda et al. , 2006, 2008). It explores conceptual frameworks and methodological approaches applicable in the research covering the State, globa- sation, race, ethnicity and gender.

Ethnicity Race and Education An Introduction

Author: Sue Walters
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 9781441176738
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Sue Walters introduces the keyissues underlying contemporary work, thinking and practice aroundethnicity, 'race' and education drawing on current research,debate, policy and practice across mainstream and non-mainstream educationalsettings. In this engaging andthought-provoking introduction, Sue Walters introduces readers to keyresearch, debates and policy inorder to offer a guide to current thinking and practice. Reflectiveactivities encourage readers to engage with the issues discussed, annotatedfurther reading suggestions provide pointers for those looking to explore thedebates further and chapter summaries provide succinct overviews of the issuesdiscussed. An invaluabletext for those studying in the fields of education, sociology and social policy,whoare looking for an accessible, introductory guide to the key concepts, issuesand debates in the field.

Advancing Race and Ethnicity in Education

Author: Richard Race
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137274755
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This timely collection focuses on domestic and international education research on race and ethnicity. As co-conveners of the British Education Research Associations (BERA) Special Education Group on Race and Ethnicity (2010-2013), Race and Lander are advocates for the promotion of race and ethnicity within education. With its unique structure and organisation of empirical material, this volume collates contributions from global specialists and fresh new voices to bring cutting-edge research and findings to a multi-disciplinary marker which includes education, sociology and political studies. The aim of this book is to promote and advocate a range of contemporary issues related to race, ethnicity and inclusion in relation to pedagogy, teaching and learning.

Race Relations in Britain

Author: Tessa Blackstone
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415150095
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Bringing together distinguished experts in the field of race relations this book addresses questions which are increasingly relevant in the current socio-political context of Great Britain. The kind of visions of multicultural Britain which are currently being canvassed and the problems which ethnic minorities continue to face are addressed, together with an examination of the new policy initiatives which are needed to tackle these problems. Race Relations in Britain falls into three parts which: * analyse contemporary trends, articulating a vision of multicultural Britain and exploring important theoretical controversies * identify the obstacles that stand in the way of a racism-free Britain, looking at current policy in areas such as immigration, employment, education, the criminal justice system as well as the role of the media * offer a vision of a multi-cultural Britain, advancing new policies based on current research.