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Schooling and Equality

Fact, Concept and Policy, 1st Edition

By Cole, Mike (Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Brighton), Hill, Dave (University College Northampton)


208 pages

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This text covers the range of equality issues in school level education from the perspective and needs of educators, trainee teachers and students of education. It uses a blend of issues, concepts, facts and research to open up key issues and consider policy developments in the field.

Table of Contents

Contributors v

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction 1

Dave Hill

Part I: Policy

Equality, ideology and education policy

Dave Hill 7

2. Global capital, neo-liberalism, and privatization: the growth of educational inequality

Dave Hill 35

3. Policy, equality and educational research

Kenneth Dunkwu 55

4. Excluded voices: educational exclusion and inclusion

Leena Helavaara Robertson & Rachel Hill 73

5. The National Curriculum, the hidden curriculum and equality

Dave Hill 95

6. Promoting equality and equal opportunities: school policies

Chris Gaine 117

Part II: Facts and Concepts

7. Social Class

Dave Hill and Mike Cole 137

8. ‘Race’

Tim Walker, Mike Cole and Dave Hill 161

9. Gender

Kate Hirom 187

10. Sexuality

Iain Williamson 209

11. Special educational needs

Richard Rose 231

Policy, equality and inequality: from the past to the future

Kevin Myers and Ian Grosvenor 249


Mike Cole 265

Index 271

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