Schools Making a Difference--Let's Be Realistic!: School Mix, School Effectiveness and the Social Limits of Reform / Edition 1

Schools Making a Difference--Let's Be Realistic!: School Mix, School Effectiveness and the Social Limits of Reform / Edition 1

by Martin Thrupp
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335202128

ISBN-13: 9780335202126

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335202126
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
vi
Preface and acknowledgements vii
Part I The problem of school mix
Introduction: The social limits of reform
3(10)
School effectiveness research and the enduring problem of school mix
13(19)
Possible mechanisms and a research strategy
32(27)
Part II The Wellington schools
Setting the scene
59(7)
It's not what you know...
66(13)
The negotiated curriculum
79(24)
The art of the possible
103(18)
Part III Theory, practice, policy and research
Understanding the impact of school mix
121(15)
Social class segregation and the politics of polarization and blame
136(24)
Improvement research: How realistic?
160(22)
Conclusion: Let's be realistic!
182(15)
Notes 197(6)
References 203(16)
Index 219

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