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Key issues in education and social justice

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Smith,Emma

Source:

Education studies, key issues, Sage, Los Angeles, p.159 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC213 .S64 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9690066

Keywords:

Education--Social aspects, Educational equalization

Abstract:

Contents: An introduction to education and social justice -- Social justice and inequality -- Good schools for all: schooling and social justice -- Falling standards and failing students? inequalities in student outcomes -- Included or excluded? social justice and special educational needs -- Pupils' experiences of social justice in school -- Higher education and social justice -- Social justice and the learning society -- Concluding comments.; Summary: "This book focuses on educational experience as a lifelong and society-wide issue. The author draws on research, policy, and contemporary thinking in the field to provide a comprehensive guide to the educational inequalities that may exist and persist throughout an individual's educational course. Providing an international perspective on different ethnic, gender, and social groups, the book covers a broad range of issues, including:theoretical, policy, and research developments; inequalities that may exist during the years of schooling; government policy; and beyond the school classroom."--Publisher's website.

Publication Language:

eng