Policy and Practice in Multicultural and Anti-Racist Education: A case study of a multi-ethnic comprehensive school, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Policy and Practice in Multicultural and Anti-Racist Education

A case study of a multi-ethnic comprehensive school, 1st Edition

By Peter Foster

Routledge

208 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

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.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General