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- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95
More Asian women are entering higher education in the UK than ever before, and the number looks likely to rise. This book examines the experiences of young Asian women in higher education and the difficulties they face because they have no shared background of engagement with the British university system. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Recent research suggests that Black and minority ethnic (BME) academics remain underrepresented, particularly at senior levels in higher education, and tend to be concentrated in new, post-1992 universities. This book provides an original comparative study of BME academics in both the UK and the USA, two different yet similar cultural and political... more...
- University Of Hertfordshire Press 2008; US$ 23.99
Examining the contributing factors in the shaping of Gypsy identity in the United Kingdom, this study evaluates both recent and historic tendencies that now misrepresent or overlook Gypsy culture. From examining the implications of skin color to demystifying the often confused history of nomadic settlements, this resource presents an insightful and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Education is a controversial subject in which difficult and contested discourses are the norm. Individuals in education experience multiple inequalities and have diverse identifications that cannot necessarily be captured by one theoretical perspective alone. This edited collection draws on empirical and theoretical research to examine the intersections... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
While there is considerable literature on social inequality and education, there is little recent work which explores notions of difference and diversity in relation to "race," class and gender. This edited text aims to bring together researchers in the field of education located across many international contexts such as the UK, Australia, USA, New... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This edited collection explores issues that arise when researching "hard-to-reach" groups and those who remain socially excluded and marginalized in society, such as access, the use of gatekeepers, ethical dilemmas, "voice," and how such research contributes to issues of inclusion and social justice. The book uses a wide range of empirical and theoretical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 67.95
Connecting Children focuses on children's understandings of care and their views of different family lives. It portrays the lives of children aged 11-12 and shows how families connect children in different ways both in the household but also in their wider kinship networks. The children studied reflect upon family life and especially upon situations... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Rachel Brooks is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Surrey, UK. She is also co-editor of Sociological Research Online. Previous books include S tudent Mobilities, Migration and the Internationalization of Higher Education (with J. Waters) and Transitions from Education to Work . Mark McCormack... more...