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Ethnicity, Race and Education: An Introduction

Ethnicity, Race and Education: An Introduction

by Sue Walters


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Sue Walters introduces the key issues underlying contemporary work, thinking and practice around
ethnicity, 'race' and education drawing on current research, debate, policy and practice across mainstream and non-mainstream educational settings. In this engaging and thought-provoking introduction, Sue Walters introduces readers to key research, debates and policy in order to offer a guide to current thinking and practice. Reflective activities encourage readers to engage with the issues discussed, annotated further reading suggestions provide pointers for those looking to explore the debates further and chapter summaries provide succinct overviews of the issues discussed. An invaluable text for those studying in the fields of education, sociology and social policy, who are looking for an accessible, introductory guide to the key concepts, issues and debates in the field.

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ISBN-13: 9781847062321
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/02/2012
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Sue Walters is Lecturer in Education in the Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment, at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction ‘Why do Ethnicity and ‘Race' Matter? \ 1. What Do We Mean By ‘Race' and Ethnicity? \ 2. ‘Race', Ethnicity and School Achievement \ 3. ‘Race', Ethnicity and School Experience \ 4. 'Race', Ethnicity and Research \ 5. Taking Action Around ‘Race' and Ethnicity \ Conclusions \ References \ Index

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