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

Richard Harris and Ron Johnston


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 the period, how those patterns compare with patterns of residential segregation, whether particular types of schools are associated with greater ethnic separations, and whether socio-economic differences add to the geographies of ethnic segregation. We find that high levels of ethnic segregation do exist between the majority White British and some other ethnic groups such as the Bangladeshi and Pa ... More

Keywords: Ethnicity, segregation, schools, school choice, England, The Casey Review

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781529204780
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529204780.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Harris, author
University of Bristol

Ron Johnston, author