Educational Inequalities

Educational Inequalities

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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 qrace, q 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 Zealand and Europe. Contributors investigate the ways in which dominant perspectives on qdifference, q intersectionality and institutional structures underpin and reinforce educational inequality in schools and higher education. They emphasize the importance of international perspectives and innovative methodological approaches to examining these areas, and seek to locate the dimensions of difference within recent theoretical discourses, with an emphasis on qrace, q class and gender as key categories of that education reform has moved toward an extraordinary sameness of recitation: repeated lecturing, questioning, monitoring and quizzing (Goodlad 1984). ... Kohn (2011) argues that present-day school reform is damaging poor children and is similarly a pedagogy of poverty that is ... students of colour and students whose primary language is not English exemplifies how the politics of difference isanbsp;...

Title:Educational Inequalities
Author:Kalwant Bhopal, Uvanney Maylor
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-11-07


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