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  • The Nineteenth-century Womanby Sara Delamont; Lorna Duffin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This collection of papers draws on insights from social anthropology to illuminate historical material, and presents a set of closely integrated studies on the inter-connections between feminism and medical, social and educational ideas in the nineteenth century. Throughout the book evidence from both the USA and UK shows that feminists had to operate... more...

  • Knowledgeable Womenby Sara Delamont

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.00

    In Knowledgeable Women Sara Delamont traces the history of women's education and the elites it produces. She examines class and gender divisions in the structure and contest of education in Britain and the USA from 1850 to the present day. Her empirical focus is of course elites - especially elite women - but the justification for this is the belief... more...

  • Appetites and Identitiesby Sara Delamont

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Appetites and Identities is a clear, inviting and fascinating introduction to the social anthropology of western Europe. It covers food, migration, politics, urban and country life, magic, religion, sex and language in an accessible and straightforward fashion, introducing the student to aspects of the anthropology of contemporary European culture... more...

  • Inside the Secondary Classroomby Sara Delamont

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 36.00

    Focusing on pupils moving from primary to middle or secondary school, it gives a rich and detailed account of the first months of life in new schools. more...

  • Fieldwork in Educational Settingsby Sara Delamont

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95

    Extensively revised and updated, this new edition of Fieldwork in Educational Settings will be welcomed by researchers and academics in education and the social sciences. Embracing both sociological and anthropological approaches to qualitative research, the book covers education inside and beyond schools. It emphasises writing up ethnographic research... more...

  • Feminist Sociologyby Sara Delamont

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 43.00

    Exploring the achievements of British feminist sociology in theory, methods and empirical research, Sara Delamont outlines the barriers to the development of feminism and explores contemporary challenges. She provides an unrivalled guide to the origins of feminism in the discipline of sociology, analyzes the uneasy relationships between feminists and... more...

  • Handbook of Qualitative Research in Educationby Sara Delamont

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00

    The Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education offers both basic and advanced discussions of data collection, analysis and representation of all the best qualitative methods used in educational research. It contains four comprehensive yet concise sections on perspectives, settings, data collection and data analysis and representation. Authors from... more...

  • Sex Roles and the Schoolby Sara Delamont

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Schools reflect the society which surrounds them but they must also be agents of change. The last few decades have seen an explosion of research on gender and education and, in this volume the author examines in a rigorous but highly accessible way, new research findings and new strategies for change, continuing to argue that both sexes lose out from... more...

  • Key Themes in the Ethnography of Educationby Sara Delamont

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 34.00

    This is the only book that pulls together the anthropological and sociological ethnography of education across formal and informal settings. more...

  • Feminism and the Classroom Teacherby Amanda Coffey; Sara Delamont

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    How has feminism influenced contemporary educational practices? Is feminism relevant to today's teachers? Feminism and the Classroom Teacher undertakes a feminist analysis of the work and everyday realities of the school teacher, providing evidence that feminism is still relevant as a way of thinking about the social work and as a lived reality.... more...