First published in 1984, this book focuses upon pupil perspectives of schooling from first school to school leaver, taking their thoughts and feelings as accurate assessments of their experience.
The study presents what was at the time new thinking and research findings on a wide range of important topics to provide an insight in
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. The Revelation of the World of Pupils John F. Schostak 2. Learning Through Interviewing Tom Logan 3. Getting It In Your Brain Gill Barrett 4. "Bees Make Bees – Not Honey": Gender Stereotyping and Differentiation in early Years Schooling Nick May 5. The Violation of Intelligence John F. Schostak 6. Disruptive Pupils: Systems Rejects? Delwyn Tattum 7. A Suspended Sentence; The Role of the L.E.A. in the Removal of Disruptive Pupils Rod Ling 8. Racism John Schostak and Tom Logan 9. Teachers, Pupils and Exams Harry Torrance 10. ‘YOP, That’s Youth Off Pavements Innit’ Rob Fiddy 11. Altered States of Consciousness and the Psychology of the Self Patricia Ross 12. Students and the Means of Production: Negotiating the Curriculum Garth Boomer; Conclusion; Index
John F. Schostak, Tom Logan