ERIC Number: ED101023
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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Equal Opportunity in Education: A Reader in Social Class and Educational Opportunity.
Silver, Harold, Ed.
The contents of this book--32 extracts from research, political, and official publications plus introductory material--are organized into three sections. Part 1, "Secondary education for all? 1922-47," is comprised of 10 extracts, including: "Secondary education for all," R. H. Tawney; "The education of the adolescent," Hadow Report; "Social progress and educational waste," Kenneth Lindsay; and others. Part 2, "Selection under attack 1948-67," includes 14 extracts, such as: "Three schools or one?," Lady Simon of Wythenshawe; "Intelligence testing and the comprehensive school," Brian Simon; "Social status and secondary education since the 1944 Act: some data for London," H. T. Himmelweit; "Early leaving," Central Advisory Council for Education; "Social class and educational opportunity," J. E. Floud, et. al.; "Eleven-plus and all that," Flann Campbell; "Higher education," Dennis Marsden (Robbins Report); "Expansion and equality," A. H. Halsey; "Education in an industrial society," G. H. Bantock; and others. Part 3, "Next Monday 1968-73," is comprised of 10 extracts, including: "Social class and educational adaptation," D. F. Swift; "Born and bred unequal," George Taylor and N. Ayres; "Social class and the comprehensive school," Julienne Ford; "A pattern of disadvantage," David Donnison; "An approach to the study of curricula as socially organized knowledge," Michael F. D. Young; and others. (JM)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Educational Diagnosis, Educational History, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Public Policy, Rural Education, Secondary Education, Social Class, Social Discrimination, Urban Education
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)