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  • Education in a Post Welfare Societyby Sally Tomlinson

    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...

  • Race And Educationby Tomlinson Sally

    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...

  • A Sociology of Special Education (RLE Edu M)by Sally Tomlinson

    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...

  • Analysing Low Attainers in the Global Knowledge Economyby Sally Tomlinson

    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...

  • The Politics of Race, Class and Special Educationby Sally Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    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...

  • Special Education and Social Interests (RLE Edu M)by Len Barton; Sally Tomlinson

    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...

  • School Effectiveness for Whom?by Roger Slee; Sally Tomlinson; Gaby Weiner

    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...

  • Assessment of Special Educational Needs, Theby David M Galloway; Derrick Armstrong; Sally Tomlinson

    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...

  • Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Studentsby Carol Ann Tomlinson; Sally M. Reis

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 36.95

    Focusing on the link between gifted education and general education, this resource discusses the benefits of differentiating curriculum and instruction. more...

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