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Equity in education : an international comparison of pupil perspectives

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire England ; New York, p.199 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LC213 .G67 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8559294

Keywords:

Educational equalization--Cross-cultural studies, Educational sociology, Students with social disabilities--Education--Cross-cultural studies

Abstract:

Contents: Reconsidering what schools are for -- Querying the traditional role of schools in attainment -- Rethinking equity in education -- Why schools might matter -- Why teachers might matter -- Listening to pupils -- The importance of listening to pupils -- Listening to pupils in different countries -- Illustrating pupils' sense of justice -- International comparisons of pupil experiences of justice -- The notions of justice used by different groups of pupils -- Putting it all together -- The experiences of pupils educated otherwise -- Identifying the determinants of justice -- The practical implications of reconsidering what schools are for.