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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

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

Baby BoomersTime and Ageing Bodies

Baby Boomers: Time and Ageing Bodies

Naomi Woodspring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318774
eISBN:
9781447318781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318774.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This innovative study of the baby boomer generation, who are now entering old age, breaks new ground in ageing research. This post-war cohort has experienced a range of social, cultural, and medical ... More

Co-Producing ResearchA Community Development Approach

Co-Producing Research: A Community Development Approach

Sarah Banks, Angie Hart, Kate Pahl, and Paul Ward (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340751
eISBN:
9781447340805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340751.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Offering a critical examination of the nature of co-produced research, this important new book draws on materials and case studies from the ESRC funded project ‘Imagine – connecting communities ... More

The Coalition Government and Social PolicyRestructuring the Welfare State

The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Hugh Bochel and Martin Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book examines the social policies of the coalition government from 2010 to 2015, and outlines the incoming Conservative government’s approach during its first 100 days in office. Drawing 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

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

Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Helen M. Gunter, David Hall, and Michael W. Apple (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Radical reforms are taking place to public service education in western style democracies. We identify the corporatisation of governance, and the role and influence of corporate elites within and ... More

Countering Extremism in British Schools?The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

John Holmwood and Therese O'Toole

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 2014 the UK government launched an investigation into the “Trojan Horse” affair: an alleged plot to “Islamify” several state schools in Birmingham. Twenty-one schools in Birmingham were subjected ... 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

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

Education PolicyEvidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Stephen Gorard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What has been done to achieve fairer and more efficient education systems, and what more can be done in the future? This book provides a comprehensive examination of crucial policy areas for ... More

Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Kalervo N. Gulson and P. Taylor Webb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447320074
eISBN:
9781447320098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320074.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Attempts at educational equity amount to local activities performed within unequal and disjunctive political forces. As a politics, educational equity is redolent of the conditions that produce ... More

Education Systems and InequalitiesInternational Comparisons

Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Andreas Hadjar and Christiane Gross (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Recent research has shown profound impacts of institutional settings of education systems on educational inequalities, i.e. systematic disadvantages and advantages in education being structured by ... 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

Generational Encounters with Higher EducationThe Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant, and Anwesa Chatterjee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529209778
eISBN:
9781529209822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209778.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The 21st century has witnessed significant changes to the structures and policies framing Higher Education. But how do these changes in norms, values, and purpose shape the generation now coming of ... More

Human Rights and Equality in EducationComparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Sandra Fredman, Meghan Campbell, and Helen Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Thousands of children from minority and disadvantaged groups will never cross the threshold of a classroom. What can human rights contribute to the struggle to ensure that every learner is able to ... 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

Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in EuropeNavigating between Knowledge and Economy

Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Marcelo Parreira do Amaral, Siyka Kovacheva, and Xavier Rambla (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This comprehensive collection discusses topical issues essential to both scholarship and policy making in the realm of Lifelong Learning policies and how far they succeed in supporting young people ... More

The Politics of Public EducationReform Ideas and Issues

The Politics of Public Education: Reform Ideas and Issues

Helen M. Gunter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447339588
eISBN:
9781447339625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339588.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At a time when public education and reform agendas are changing the way we approach education, this book critically examines the key issues facing the public with implications for education policy ... More

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