Policing Youth Violence

Transatlantic connections

  • Ross Deuchar
Gang violence is a growing concern for politicians, police, and the public. This book focuses on two cities with very different demographics and gang cultures – Cincinnati, Ohio and Glasgow, Scotland – and their innovative deterrence strategies.
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Transatlantic connections

  • Ross Deuchar
Gang violence is a growing concern for politicians, police, and the public. This book focuses on two cities with very different demographics and gang cultures – Cincinnati, Ohio and Glasgow, Scotland – and their innovative deterrence strategies.

Price: £26.99

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Making Evidence Matter

A new perspective for evidence-informed policy making in education

  • Chris Brown
This book re-examines the arguments in favour of an evidence-informed approach to education policy; spotlights the factors that lead to a wide variety of evidence being disregarded by policy makers; and sets out why a paradigm of partnership between researchers and policy makers is required in order to improve the future for policy development.
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A new perspective for evidence-informed policy making in education

  • Chris Brown
This book re-examines the arguments in favour of an evidence-informed approach to education policy; spotlights the factors that lead to a wide variety of evidence being disregarded by policy makers; and sets out why a paradigm of partnership between researchers and policy makers is required in order to improve the future for policy development.

Price: £24.99

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Law, Education, Politics, Fairness

England’s extreme legislation for education reform

  • Dan Gibton
This book analyses how and why England has had so much law-based education reform in the last three decades. Based on more than a hundred in-depth, face-to-face interviews with senior legislators, policymakers and educators, Dan Gibton surveys and analyses the politics and mechanisms of education policy and reform.
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England’s extreme legislation for education reform

  • Dan Gibton
This book analyses how and why England has had so much law-based education reform in the last three decades. Based on more than a hundred in-depth, face-to-face interviews with senior legislators, policymakers and educators, Dan Gibton surveys and analyses the politics and mechanisms of education policy and reform.

Price: £26.99

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An Aims-based Curriculum

The significance of human flourishing for schools

  • Michael Reiss
  • John White
An Aims-based Curriculum spells out a ground-breaking alternative curriculum based not on subjects, but on what schools should be for. It argues that aims are not to be seen as high-sounding principles that can be easily ignored: they are the lifeblood of everything a school does, equipping learners to lead personally fulfilling lives.
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The significance of human flourishing for schools

  • Michael Reiss
  • John White
An Aims-based Curriculum spells out a ground-breaking alternative curriculum based not on subjects, but on what schools should be for. It argues that aims are not to be seen as high-sounding principles that can be easily ignored: they are the lifeblood of everything a school does, equipping learners to lead personally fulfilling lives.

Price: £14.99

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Towards a universal upper secondary education system in England

A unified and ecosystem vision

  • Ann Hodgson
  • Ken Spours
The authors outline an education system that develops the potential of all and enhances the life chances of young people.
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A unified and ecosystem vision

  • Ann Hodgson
  • Ken Spours
The authors outline an education system that develops the potential of all and enhances the life chances of young people.

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From Exam Factories to Communities of Discovery

The democratic route

  • Frank Coffield
  • Bill Williamson
This book argues for a major change both in the daily practice of education and in the curriculum in order to deal with such threats to our collective well-being as environmental damage; intensified global competition; corrosive social inequalities in and between nations in the world; and the need for a new, just and sustainable economic model.
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The democratic route

  • Frank Coffield
  • Bill Williamson
This book argues for a major change both in the daily practice of education and in the curriculum in order to deal with such threats to our collective well-being as environmental damage; intensified global competition; corrosive social inequalities in and between nations in the world; and the need for a new, just and sustainable economic model.

Price: £15.99

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Psychology, Race Equality and Working with Children

  • Jeune Guishard-Pine
Indicates how psychology can be used by practitioners to promote racial harmony for children and reduce racial disadvantage. The contributors bring a wide range of disciplines and perspectives to their consideration of issues in initial training and continuing professional development; and research and practice for targeted ethnic groups.
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  • Jeune Guishard-Pine
Indicates how psychology can be used by practitioners to promote racial harmony for children and reduce racial disadvantage. The contributors bring a wide range of disciplines and perspectives to their consideration of issues in initial training and continuing professional development; and research and practice for targeted ethnic groups.

Price: £21.99

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The Pendulum Swings

Transforming School Reform

  • Bernard Barker
Since 1988, education reform has been driven by what the author shows to be a delusion. As the pendulum swings towards a general election in 2010, this book argues that New Labour’s education policies have become the single biggest obstacle to school improvement.
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Transforming School Reform

  • Bernard Barker
Since 1988, education reform has been driven by what the author shows to be a delusion. As the pendulum swings towards a general election in 2010, this book argues that New Labour’s education policies have become the single biggest obstacle to school improvement.

Price: £20.99

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Gangs, Marginalised Youth and Social Capital

  • Ross Deuchar
Written for those who work with young people from disadvantaged groups, whether in schools or youth organisations, this title examines the extent to which young people are engaging with the indicators of social capital, as illustrated by a sample group of 16-18 year-olds in the most socially deprived urban areas of Glasgow in Scotland.
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  • Ross Deuchar
Written for those who work with young people from disadvantaged groups, whether in schools or youth organisations, this title examines the extent to which young people are engaging with the indicators of social capital, as illustrated by a sample group of 16-18 year-olds in the most socially deprived urban areas of Glasgow in Scotland.

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Talking Truth Confronting Power

  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Michael Watts
  • Heather Piper
Part of the “Trentham’s Discourse, Power, Resistance” series, this sixth volume opens with an analyses of neoliberal notions of what counts as knowledge. It also challenges the silencing of resistant voices and insists that uncomfortable, disquieting truths must be told. It is suitable for people with minds of their own, principally academics.
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  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Michael Watts
  • Heather Piper
Part of the “Trentham’s Discourse, Power, Resistance” series, this sixth volume opens with an analyses of neoliberal notions of what counts as knowledge. It also challenges the silencing of resistant voices and insists that uncomfortable, disquieting truths must be told. It is suitable for people with minds of their own, principally academics.

Price: £20.99

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