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- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 47.00
Provides a critical overview of education policy. This book demonstrates how a relatively decentralised education system became a system in which funding, teaching and curriculum are centrally controlled and privatisation encouraged. It examines the relationship of education policy to social class, race, gender and the economy. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 47.00
Offers information on educational issues and conflicts in Britain, starting from the 1960s. This title uses examples such as political and media reactions to Afro hairstyles in the 1970s through to hijabs and niquabs, to illustrate how misplaced are the simplistic arguments that blame minorities for segregation or lack of community cohesion. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
At the time of original publication, special education in Britain was permeated by an ideology of benevolent humanitarianism and this is ostensibly the moral framework within which the professionals ? teachers, educational psychologists, medical officers ? operate. The author widens the debate about special education by introducing sociological perspectives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
What happens to young people who are defined as lower attainers or having learning difficulties in a global knowledge economy? How do we stop those with learning difficulties or disabilities being seen as social problems or simply as consumers of resources? Governments in developed countries are driven by the belief that in a global economy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces ? extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions ? so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95
A Sociology of Special and Inclusive Education brings sociological perspectives to bear on the social, political and economic policies and practices that comprise special and inclusive education, and the education of lower attainers. Increasingly governments have accepted the premise that education should incorporate all social and ethnic groups,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Until this book was published, most writing on special education was about specific disabilities and how to cope with them. This book, however, considers the broader context, looking at many problems for the wider system that have arisen through integration of special education within it. The book is international and comparative in its focus and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95
School effectiveness research together with what is now described as the 'school improvement movement' (Barber, 1996) has captured both the Conservative and New Labour imaginations as a basis for educational planning and policy making in the UK. Internationally school effectiveness enjoys and expanding and enthusiastic audience. This book provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95
The debate about special needs provision has increased dramatically over the last 15 years, however, despite the widespread concern over both learning and behavioural difficulties, there have been few attempts to analyse in detail the process of assessment by which children are being identified as having special educational needs. Drawing upon research... more...