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Elite schools : multiple geographies of privilege

Author: Aaron Koh; Jane Kenway
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Education in global context.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Koh; Jane Kenway
ISBN: 9781317675075 131767507X 9781315771335 1315771330
OCLC Number: 940500987
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 247 pages).
Contents: 1. Becoming the man : redefining Asian masculinity in an elite boarding school / Wee Loon Yeo --
2. Capitalising on well-roundedness : Chinese students' cultural mediations in an elite Australian school / Yujia Wang --
3. The emergence of elite international baccalaureate diploma programme schools in China : a 'skyboxification' perspective / Moosung Lee, Ewan Wright, and Allan Walker --
4. Elite schoolboys becoming global citizens : examining the practice of habitus / Chin Ee Loh --
5. The joy of privilege : elite private school online promotions and the promise of happiness / Christopher Drew ... [et al.] --
6. Old boy networks : the relationship between elite schooling, social capital, and positions of power in British society / Shane Watters --
7. Exclusive consumers : the discourse of privilege in elite Indian school websites / Radha Iyer --
8. The insiders : changing forms of reproduction in education / Hugues Draelants --
9. Can geographies of privilege and oppression combine? : elite education in Northern Portugal / Eunice Macedo and Helena C. Ara©ðjo --
10. "We are not elite schools" : studying the symbolic capital of Swiss boarding schools / Caroline Bertron --
11. Tourism, educational travel, and transnational capital : from the grand tour to the 'year abroad' among sciences Po-Paris students / Bertrand R©♭au --
12. Schools and families : school choice and formation of elites in present-day Argentina / Sandra Ziegler --
13. The economy of eliteness : consuming educational advantage / Howard Prosser.
Series Title: Education in global context.
Responsibility: edited by Aaron Koh and Jane Kenway.

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