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Thomson, Pat; Hall, Christine; Earl, Lexi; Geppert, Corinna – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
The arts are under threat in English schools. But some schools and teachers work against the trend. To understand how they continue to offer rich arts experiences to students, we bring Bourdieusian thinking to arts teacher practices that were common across the 30 secondary schools we studied for three years. In addition to a flexible approach to…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Educational Practices
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Behtoui, Alireza – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
Recent research demonstrates that, along with the family, the peer group and the school environment, extra-curricular activities are important contexts for young people's educational and social development. This article is the result of a survey conducted with a sample of young people in their last year of compulsory school in Sweden and examines…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities
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Dadvand, Babak; Cuervo, Hernán – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
With schools coming under pressure to perform and produce outcomes, the caring practices of the institution have been increasingly framed around issues of achievement, excellence and outcomes. In this article, we examine how the performativity-driven practices of care impact on the possibilities of social inclusion for marginalised students.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Public Schools, Secondary School Students
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Pollard, Dominic; Alexander, Patrick – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
This article explores class, capital, and aspiration to social mobility in an ethnographic study of an English secondary school. In particular, the article considers the school's musical instrument programme as a site for inculcating forms of capital, under the auspices of developing skills for upward social mobility. Bringing together Bourdieu's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Musical Instruments, Communities of Practice
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Wallace, Derron – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
There is a significant, longstanding tradition in British sociological research that renders cultural capital synonymous with whiteness. This article suggests that one substantive factor that contributes to the enduring relationship between whiteness and cultural capital is the paucity of research on the Black and ethnic minority middle classes.…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Whites, Racial Attitudes, Racial Bias
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Tsao, Jack; Hardy, Ian; Lingard, Bob – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
The research explores Hong Kong students' dispositions towards higher education and employment in relation to understandings of their schooling experiences in English Medium of Instruction (EMI) schools in Hong Kong. The research draws upon Bourdieu's theory of practice, Appadurai's notion of the 'capacity to aspire', and Taylor's concept of…
Descriptors: Middle Class, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Cultural Capital
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Abrahams, Jessie – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Despite the expansion of the UK higher education (HE) sector, young people from disadvantaged backgrounds remain less likely than their advantaged counterparts to apply for or be offered a place at university. Whilst attempts to widen access have tended to revolve around raising aspirations and attainment, this article makes a case for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Equal Education, Disadvantaged Youth
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Forsberg, Håkan – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Drawing on the case of upper secondary education in Stockholm, this article analyses school-based responses to a superimposed market and how this is related to social stratification. Furthermore, schools' and pupils' encounters with the market are analysed in relation to Bourdieu's concepts of field, capital and strategy. Methodologically, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Secondary Schools, School Choice
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Henshall, Amanda – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Concerns about youth violence and the radicalisation of pupils have contributed to the deployment of onsite police officers in schools in England. Little is known about the work these officers do. This article firstly outlines the policy background that led to police in schools, and then, with a focus on the schools in London that have onsite…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Police, Police School Relationship, Crime Prevention
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Larsson, Eric; Hultqvist, Elisabeth – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article examines how the outcome of neoliberal educational reforms has affected urban schooling in the inner city of Stockholm--making it into a centralized nexus or a 'hot-spot' for students and schools. The aim is to analyse how geographical place and space have become major distinctive criteria in inner-city students' educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, Neoliberalism, Educational Change
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Ivaniushina, Valeria; Alexandrov, Daniel – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article explores the relationship between educational outcomes and anti-school attitudes at different levels of social organization in schools. Data were collected in St. Petersburg, Russia (104 schools, 7300 students) and analyzed using multi-level regression models that included three levels: individual, clique of friends and school. A…
Descriptors: School Culture, Individual Characteristics, Social Environment, Values
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Lewis, Steven – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article examines emerging techniques of educational governance--based on time, difference and potential--enabled by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's PISA-based Test for Schools ('PISA for Schools'). I show how PISA for Schools facilitates the production of difference through comparative test data, allowing educators…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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Hoque, Aminul – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article examines the lives and multifaceted identities of a group of young Bangladeshis from east London. Qualitative research--involving predominantly group and in-depth one-to-one interviews--was undertaken with 16 young Bangladeshis aged 15-19. Two key findings emerge from this research. Firstly, the knotty and fluid concept of identity is…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Self Concept, Culturally Relevant Education, Secondary School Students
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Mirza, Heidi Safia; Meetoo, Veena – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article draws on an analysis of the narratives of teachers, policy-makers and young Muslim working-class women to explore how schools worked towards producing the model neoliberal middle-class female student. In two urban case-study schools, teaching staff encouraged the girls to actively challenge their culture through discourses grounded in…
Descriptors: Females, Student Empowerment, Muslims, Feminism
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Archer, Louise; Dawson, Emily; DeWitt, Jennifer; Godec, Spela; King, Heather; Mau, Ada; Nomikou, Effrosyni; Seakins, Amy – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This article discusses an attempt at a Bourdieusian-inspired form of praxis, developed and implemented in collaboration with nine London teachers, aimed at developing a socially just approach to engaging students with science. Data are discussed from nine months of classroom observations of nine secondary science classes from six inner London…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Social Justice
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