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Scott, David; Scott, Ben – Trentham Books, 2018
This book is about social categories such as gender, race, dis-ability, intelligence, sexuality and class, as they are used in education. Knowledge of and about them and their effects is central to how we can understand society, equalities and inequalities within it, and educational relations. The evidence to support the claims being made in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Racial Differences, Ethnicity
Rowe, Don, Ed.; Watson, Anne, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2018
This book emerges from a deep concern about the direction of educational policy in the last decade and its effects on children, teachers and school leaders. It addresses contemporary educational issues from the perspectives of justice, peace, equality and truth, and is informed by Quaker approaches to these values. It presents a coherent approach…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Factors, Educational Practices, Educational Environment
Burke, Penny Jane, Ed.; Hayton, Annette, Ed.; Stevenson, Jacqueline, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2018
Evaluation is a contested field. This collection considers the relationship between evaluation and research, and the ethical and moral dilemmas raised when evaluating equity and widening participation in higher education. The growing demands for 'evidence of impact' frame expectations that we can justify government funding of particular…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Higher Education, Access to Education, Participation
Arbouin, Amanda – Trentham Books, 2018
Amanda Arbouin breaks new ground in documenting the learning and employment of black graduates in the UK. Ten British graduates of African Caribbean heritage review their education, both compulsory and post-compulsory, and their careers. They relate how they navigated the obstructions and microaggressions encountered while pursuing academic…
Descriptors: Blacks, Employment, Educational Attainment, Barriers
Housee, Shirin – Trentham Books, 2018
This book yields new and valuable insights into race and racism in higher education institutions. The powerful combination of accounts by minoritized students of their experiences and views, the frame of analysis based on Critical Race Theory, and the personal affinity and empathy of the author with her students, reveal the institutionalized…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Universities, College Students, Minority Group Students
Mills, Martin, Ed.; McCluskey, Gillean, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2018
'Alternative education' encompasses a diversity of schooling types and organizations. "International Perspectives on Alternative Education" explores alternative forms of schooling from the position of academics, policy workers, and those working and studying in such schools across the world. The first-hand accounts by those working and…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Academic Achievement
Arnold, Christopher; Baker, Tracey – Trentham Books, 2017
This book describes an initiative that has proved effective in keeping more young people from dropping out of education, training or employment. The authors present case studies based on in-depth interviews with participants from five widely divergent European countries--the UK, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Ireland--which illustrate the…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Case Studies, Interviews, Foreign Countries
Hope, Julia – Trentham Books, 2017
"It could happen to anybody", observed one nine-year-old child when her teacher read a book in class about refugees. Fiction provides the perfect conduit for the experiences of refugees so that young refugee students feel their experiences are validated, and their peers come to understand their situation. In this book, Julia Hope…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Refugees, Fiction, Cultural Awareness
Ruby, Mahera – Trentham Books, 2017
This exciting ethnographic study spotlights the multiple identities of three third-generation British-born Bangladeshi children in London's East End as they learn with their teachers, mothers and grandmothers. The book reveals for the first time the remarkable ability of young bilingual children to compartmentalize their learning and become…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Identification (Psychology), Bilingualism
Webber, Louise – Trentham Books, 2017
Women with families face particular challenges when they undertake Higher Education. Questions arise about coping with the demands of study, new family routines, and the changed identity when mother becomes student: Can I manage it all? How will my family react? Will they give me the time and support I need? The author, herself a mother and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Females, Family Influence
Gabriel, Deborah, Ed.; Tate, Shirley Anne, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
This book is centred on the perspectives, experiences and career trajectories of women of colour in British academia. It reveals a space dominated by whiteness and patriarchy, in which women of colour must develop strategies for survival and success. The contributors explore how their experiences are shaped by race and gender and how racism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, Females
Arnold, Christopher, Ed.; Horan, Jacqueline, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
The inclusion of all children in the educational system still poses challenges, and psychologists have long been researching and facilitating effective practice with children who don't adjust readily to school. This book collates the findings and practice of psychologists working in schools and educational settings in 13 European states, and will…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
Kahin, Mohamed; Wallace, Catherine – Trentham Books, 2017
Somalis have settled in the UK in significant numbers, yet Somali children's schooling needs have been largely ignored. Only Mohamed Kahin's "Educating Somali Children in Britain" (ED430859), published in 1997, offered insights and information to those responsible for their educational provision. In this new book, completed by Professor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Parent Participation, Parent Role
Byrom, Tina; Peart, Sheine – Trentham Books, 2017
Why do young people become homeless, and what might be done about it? This new study is important reading for academics and students of education, sociology or social work who wish to explore and understand the experiences of homeless young people. Their stories about their aspirations, experiences of schooling and the family breakdowns that…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Personal Narratives
Schoon, Ingrid, Ed.; Silbereisen, Rainer K., Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
Among the many life transitions that individuals must master throughout their lives, the transition to adulthood ranks very high in terms of importance, complexity and uniqueness. It involves the completion of education, and the assumption of new social roles and responsibilities, at a time when previous institutional structures that guided…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Social Change, Educational Attainment, Midlife Transitions
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