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Understanding Schools and Schooling. (Book Review)

Bigger, Stephen (2003) Understanding Schools and Schooling. (Book Review). Journal of In-Service Education,, 29 (2). pp. 325-351. ISSN 1747-5082 (electronic) 1367-4587 (paper)


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A review of a book written by Clive Chitty (2002 with a useful focus on issues of equity and social justice, including prejudice, discrimination and bullying in secondary schools. Education policy makers need to explore the extent to which it is important to produce interested, motivated and socially balanced young adults. It is well researched and documented.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: secondary school, politics, schooling, policy issues, social reconstructionism, National Curriculum
Subjects: L Education > LA History of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Education
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Depositing User: Stephen Bigger
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2007 14:42
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2021 09:26

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