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  • Capitalism and Social Progressby Phillip Brown; Hugh Lauder

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 46.00

    Why are America and Britain wealthier than ever but millions of children live in poverty, neighbourhoods want for basic amenities and the middle classes fear for their families, jobs and futures? The answer is not to be found in globalization, technological innovation, or our personal failings to adapt to changing circumstances as we are so often told.... more...

  • Trading in Futuresby David Hughes; Hugh Lauder

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 47.00

    Aiming to show that the faith in educational markets is misplaced, this book seeks to test the key assumptions underlying the faith in markets by linking an analysis of parental choice to flows of students between schools. It is useful for students of educational policy, sociology of education and school effectiveness. more...

  • Education (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by Phillip Brown; Hugh Lauder

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    What unites the contributors to this book is an opposition to Thatcherite policies on education and an agreement upon the need for the development of democracy in education. This volume highlights the importance of an area of neglected theoretical and practical concern: the development of a critique of the philosophy and policies of the new Right,... more...

  • Towards Successful Schooling (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)by Hugh Lauder; Cathy Wylie

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The editors have compiled this critical and comparative study of changes which took place in the New Zealand education system in the second half of the twentieth century. For other Western societies who have felt the impact of New Right policies the New Zealand case is interesting because it provides some indication of how policies of decentralization... more...

  • Explaining Inequalities in School Achievementby Roy Nash; Hugh Lauder

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Inequalities in educational opportunity have been a persistent feature of all school systems for generations, with conventional explanations of differences in educational attainment tending to be reduced to either quantitative or non-quantitative 'list' theories. In this groundbreaking book, Roy Nash argues that a realist framework for the sociological... more...

  • The Global Auctionby Phillip Brown; Hugh Lauder; David Ashton

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 20.99

    The Global Auction offers a timely expos? of the realities that threaten the livelihoods of millions of American and European workers and their families. It traces the major trends shaping the global labor market and calls for a radical rethinking of the ideas--the promise of opportunity through education--that have stood at the heart of the American... more...

  • Knowledge, Values and Educational Policyby Harry Daniels; Hugh Lauder; Jill Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Knowledge, Values and Educational Policy focuses on what schools are for and what should be taught in them, how learning is possible across boundaries, and issues of diversity and equity. Policies and practices relating to schools are also considered. Within this volume, internationally renowned contributors address a number of fundamental questions... more...

  • Educational Theories, Cultures and Learningby Harry Daniels; Hugh Lauder; Jill Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Educational Theories, Cultures and Learning focuses on how education is understood in different cultures, the theories and related assumptions we make about learners and students and how we think about them, and how we can understand the principle actors in education - learners and teachers. Within this volume, internationally renowned contributors... more...

  • Educating for the Knowledge Economy?by Hugh Lauder; Michael Young; Harry Daniels; Maria Balarin; John Lowe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    The promise, embraced by governments around the world, is that the knowledge economy will provide knowledge workers with a degree of autonomy and permission to think which enables them to be creative and to attract high incomes. What credence should we give to this promise? The current economic crisis is provoking a reappraisal of both economic... more...

  • Sports Coaching Researchby Anthony Bush; Michael Silk; David Andrews; Hugh Lauder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book raises critical questions about the explanatory framework guiding sports coaching research and presents a new conceptualization for research in the field. Through mapping and contextualizing sports coaching research within a corporatized higher education, the dominant or legitimate forms of sports coaching knowledge are problematized and... more...

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