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Retreat or Resolution?Tackling the Crisis of Mass Higher Education

Retreat or Resolution?: Tackling the Crisis of Mass Higher Education

Peter Scott

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447363293
eISBN:
9781447363323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447363293.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Although higher education in the United Kingdom has expanded opportunities for much of the population, in many ways it remains stubbornly elitist. In order to address this crisis in education, this ... More

Creative UniversitiesReimagining Education for Global Challenges and Alternative Futures

Creative Universities: Reimagining Education for Global Challenges and Alternative Futures

Anke Schwittay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529213645
eISBN:
9781529213683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213645.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

How can higher education contribute to tackling today's complex challenges? In this wide-ranging book, the author argues that, in order to inspire and equip students to generate better responses to ... More

Arts, Culture and Community Development

Arts, Culture and Community Development

Rosie Meade and Mae Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447340508
eISBN:
9781447355113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340508.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This edited collection profiles the sites and subjects of arts practices in different geographical contexts, including Hong Kong and mainland China, India and Sri Lanka, Finland, Chile, Brazil, ... More

Ability, Inequality and Post-Pandemic SchoolsRethinking Contemporary Myths of Meritocracy

Ability, Inequality and Post-Pandemic Schools: Rethinking Contemporary Myths of Meritocracy

Alice Bradbury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447346616
eISBN:
9781447347552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346616.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The Covid-19 pandemic closed schools, but this hiatus provides an opportunity to rethink the fundamental principles of our education system. This book examines how, before the pandemic, the education ... More

Poverty in Education Across the UKA Comparative Analysis of Policy and Place

Poverty in Education Across the UK: A Comparative Analysis of Policy and Place

Ian Thompson and Gabrielle Ivinson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447327981
eISBN:
9781447330929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327981.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Poverty and place matter to children’s education. This book reports on and elaborates findings of the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Commission on Poverty and Policy Advocacy from ... More

Contesting Higher EducationStudent Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Donatella Della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This close investigation of student protests represents the first comparative review of the subject. Setting the wave of demonstrations within the contexts of student activism, social issues, and ... More

Ethnic Segregation Between SchoolsIs It Increasing or Decreasing in England?

Ethnic Segregation Between Schools: Is It Increasing or Decreasing in England?

Richard Harris and Ron Johnston

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204780
eISBN:
9781529204889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204780.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book provides a new study of ethnic segregation across English state schools in the period from 2011 to 2017. It examines whether patterns of school-level segregation decreased or increased over ... More

The Impact AgendaControversies, Consequences and Challenges

The Impact Agenda: Controversies, Consequences and Challenges

Katherine Smith, Justyna Bandola-Gill, Nasar Meer, Ellen Stewart, and Richard Watermeyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447339854
eISBN:
9781447339908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339854.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

As international interest in promoting and assessing the impact of research grows, this book examines the ensuing controversies, consequences and challenges. It places a particular emphasis on ... More

Community-based Learning and Social MovementsPopular Education in a Populist Age

Community-based Learning and Social Movements: Popular Education in a Populist Age

Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447343257
eISBN:
9781447343301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343257.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The rise of Far Right populism poses major challenges for communities, exacerbating divisions, hate speech and hate crime. This book shows how communities and social justice movements can effectively ... More

The Death of Affirmative Action?Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron Lippard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the light of high-profile Supreme Court cases surrounding affirmative action, this book looks at the actors involved in the debate and what they are saying. That is, the book looks at who is ... More

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