Education, Equality and Social Cohesion: A Comparative Analysis / Edition 1
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Education, Equality and Social Cohesion: A Comparative Analysis / Edition 1

by A. Green, J. Preston, J. Janmaat
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403987971

ISBN-13: 9781403987976

Pub. Date: 10/13/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

The first fully comparative empirical analysis of the relationship between education and social cohesion, this book develops a new 'distributional theory' of the effects of educational inequality on social solidarity. Based on extensive analysis of data on inequality and social attitudes for over 25 developed countries.

Overview

The first fully comparative empirical analysis of the relationship between education and social cohesion, this book develops a new 'distributional theory' of the effects of educational inequality on social solidarity. Based on extensive analysis of data on inequality and social attitudes for over 25 developed countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403987976
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/13/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction: Education and the Rediscovery of Social Cohesion Education and Social Cohesion: Re-Centring the Debate Educational Inequality and Social Cohesion: An Over-Time Analysis Education, Tolerance and Social Cohesion Ethno-Linguistic Diversity, Citizenship Education and Civic Attitudes Comprehensive Schooling and Educational Inequality Models of Lifelong Learning and the 'Knowledge Society' Conclusion: Some Remarks on Future Research Notes and References Appendix: Data Tables Bibliography Index

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