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

Ian Thompson and Gabrielle Ivinson

Abstract

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 the four UK jurisdictions of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and considers the implications for educational policy and practice. The book explores the different educational landscapes of poverty across the UK and highlights the importance of policy and place for educational opportunities and outcomes of young people living in poverty. The book presents research evidence from the four ju ... More

Keywords: Poverty, education, United Kingdom, comparative analysis, policy and place, social justice, social disadvantage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447327981
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447327981.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Thompson, editor
University of Oxford

Gabrielle Ivinson, editor
Manchester Metropolitan University