ERIC Number: ED461712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Gender, Policy and Educational Change: Shifting Agendas in the UK and Europe.
Salisbury, Jane, Ed.; Riddell, Sheila, Ed.
This book contains 16 papers in four parts. After an introduction, "Educational Reforms and Equal Educational Opportunities Programmes" (Sheila Riddell and Jane Salisbury), Part 1, "Gender and Educational Reforms: The U.K. and European Context," includes: (1) "Gender Equality and Schooling, Education Policy-Making and Feminist Research in England and Wales in the 1990s" (Miriam David, Gaby Weiner, and Madeline Arnot); (2) "Equal Opportunities and Educational Reform in Scotland: The Limits of Liberalism" (Sheila Riddell); (3) "Beyond One Border: Educational Reforms and Gender Equality in Welsh Schools" (Jane Salisbury); (4) "Gender, Educational Reform and Equality in Northern Ireland" (Anthony M. Gallagher, Robert J. Cormack, and Robert D. Osborne); and (5) "Mainstreaming European'Equal Opportunities': Marginalising U.K. Training for Women" (Jacky Brine). Part 2, "Structures and Processes in Schools and Classrooms," includes: (6) "Gender and National Curricula" (Linda Croxford); (7) "Equity, Assessment and Gender" (Patricia Murphy); (8) "Gender in the Classrooms of More and Less 'Effective' Schools" (Jill Duffield); and (9) "All Change, No Change: Gendered Regimes in the Post-Sixteen Setting" (Sheila MacRae and Meg Maguire). Part 3, "Delegation and the New Managerialism," includes: (10) "Gendered Governance: Education Reform and Lay Involvement in the Local Management of Schools" (Rosemary Deem); (11) "Women Head Teachers in Northern Ireland" (Teresa Rees, Philip Heaton, and Lyn McBriar); and (12) "Teacher Education Policy and Gender" (Pat Mahony). Part 4, "Groups at the Margin," includes: (13) "Gender Equality, the 'Learning Society' Policies and Community Education" (Lyn Tett); (14) "Gender and Exclusion from School" (Gwynedd Lloyd); (15) "Caring, Consuming and Choosing: Parental Choice Policy for Mothers of Children with Special Educational Needs" (Heather Wilkinson); and (16) "Class, Race and Collective Action" (Carol Vincent and Simon Warren). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Educational Change, Educational Discrimination, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Governance, Liberalism, National Curriculum, Postsecondary Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Principals, Racial Discrimination, School Choice, Sex Differences, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Test Bias, Women Faculty, Womens Education
Taylor & Francis/Routledge, 7625 Empire Dr., Florence, KY 41042 ($27.95). Tel: 800-634-7064 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom