Knowledge, policy and practice in education and the struggle for social justice : essays inspired by the work of Geoff Whitty (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Knowledge, policy and practice in education and the struggle for social justice : essays inspired by the work of Geoff Whitty

Author: Andrew Brown; Emma Wisby
Publisher: London : UCL Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this volume - written by some of the most influential authors in the sociology of education and critical policy studies - take the work of educator and sociologist Geoff Whitty as the starting point from which to examine key contemporary issues in education and the challenges to social justice that they present.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Knowledge, policy and practice in education and the struggle for social justice.
London : UCL Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1151936751
Named Person: Geoff Whitty; Geoff Whitty
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Brown; Emma Wisby
ISBN: 9781782772774 1782772774 9781782772781 1782772782 9781782772798 1782772790 1782773053 9781782773054 1782772650 9781782772651
OCLC Number: 1148174890
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Dedication --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Contents --
About the Contributors --
List of Figures and Tables --
List of Abbreviations --
Acknowledgements --
Preface --
Introduction --
Part I: Knowledge --
1. Social Mobilizations and Official Knowledge --
2. Sex, Sexuality and HIV: 'Education', in the Broadest Sense of the Word --
3. Education for Inclusion or Exclusion: Representation of Ethnic Minorities in Chinese Mainstream History Textbooks --
4. Social Theory, Biological Sciences and the Sociology of Knowledge in Education --
5. Geoff Whitty: Student, Friend and Colleague Some Personal Reflections --
Part II: Policy --
6. The Neoliberalization of the State, the Processes of 'Fragmentation', and Research Implications of the New Political Terrain of English Schooling --
7. The White Bones of Policy: Structure, Agency and a Vulture's-Eye View with Critical Race Theory --
8. From Bastion of Class Privilege to Public Benefactor: The Remarkable Repositioning of Private Schools --
9. Pursuing Racial Justice within Higher Education: Is Conflict Inevitable? --
10. The Policy Sociology of Geoff Whitty: Current and Emergent Issues Regarding Education Research in Use 11. Revolutions in Educational Policy: The Vexed Question of Evidence and Policy Development --
Part III: Practice --
12. Why Isn't This Empowering? The Discursive Positioning of Teachers in Efforts to Improve Teaching --
13. Can Teachers Still Be Teachers? The Near Impossibility of Humanity in the Transactional Workplace --
14. Contestation, Contradiction and Collaboration in Equity and Widening Participation: In Conversation with Geoff Whitty --
15. Quality, Impact and Knowledge Traditions in the Study of Education --
Geoff Whitty: A Biographical Note --
Index
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Brown and Emma Wisby.
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The essays in this volume - written by some of the most influential authors in the sociology of education and critical policy studies - take the work of educator and sociologist Geoff Whitty as the starting point from which to examine key contemporary issues in education and the challenges to social justice that they present.

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