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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 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

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

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

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 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

Valuing Interdisciplinary Collaborative ResearchBeyond Impact

Valuing Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research: Beyond Impact

Keri Facer and Kate Pahl (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447331605
eISBN:
9781447331650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331605.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book articulates what it is to do collaborative interdisciplinary research drawing on projects from the UK based Arts and Humanities Research Council funded Connected Communities programme. This ... More

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