This fascinating case study, first published in 1990, of how policies work out in a real school setting is placed in the context of the wider debate about multi-cultural, anti-racist education. This book also makes suggestions for the shaping of future policy. This book should be of interest to lecturers and students of education and sociology.
Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Introduction - Research Questions and Theoretical Issues 2. The Social Context and Social Structure of Milltown High School 3. The Development of LEA and School Policies on Multi-Cultural and Anti-Racist Education 4. The Headteacher, the School, and Multi-Cultural and Anti-Racist Education 5. Teacher Response to School and LEA Policies on Multi-Cultural and Anti-Racist Education 6. Multi-Cultural and Anti-Racist Education in Practice - the English Department 7. Multi-Cultural and Anti-Racist Education in Practice - the Humanities Department 8. Racism, Social Differentiation and Equal Opportunities at Milltown High School 9. The Inner City School and the Problems of Teacher ‘Survival' 10. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
This set of 62 volumes, originally published between 1959 and 2005, amalgamates a wide breadth on the sociology of education, with a particular focus on culture, class and curriculum theory. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of sociology, education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.