The Last Quango

  • E.C. Wragg
The eighth collection of amusing polemical poems, aided by the absurdities of OFSTED, the similarity of a certain Minister to Sybill Fawlty and the anomalies created by market forces. This is the first collection of new pieces since “No, Minister” was published in 1993.
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  • E.C. Wragg
The eighth collection of amusing polemical poems, aided by the absurdities of OFSTED, the similarity of a certain Minister to Sybill Fawlty and the anomalies created by market forces. This is the first collection of new pieces since “No, Minister” was published in 1993.

Price: £9.99

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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.

Price: £21.99

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Educational Counter-Cultures

Confrontations, Images, Vision

  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Elizabeth Atkinson
  • Wendy Martin
Drawing on rich cross-cultural perspectives from Pakistan, Israel, Canada, the US and the UK, the authors challenge readers to envision new ways of thinking for education: ways which draw on imagination, the arts and the collective experience of subjugated cultures and ways of knowing.
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Confrontations, Images, Vision

  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Elizabeth Atkinson
  • Wendy Martin
Drawing on rich cross-cultural perspectives from Pakistan, Israel, Canada, the US and the UK, the authors challenge readers to envision new ways of thinking for education: ways which draw on imagination, the arts and the collective experience of subjugated cultures and ways of knowing.

Price: £20.99

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Education After the Conservatives

A Response to the New Agendas of Reform

  • Richard Hatcher
  • Ken Jones
The prospect of an end to the Conservative era of educational reform has stimulated a revival of alternative policies. This pamphlet offers a critical assessment of these emerging agendas, whilst evaluating the legacy of Conservative reform and ideas of modernization and school effectiveness.
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A Response to the New Agendas of Reform

  • Richard Hatcher
  • Ken Jones
The prospect of an end to the Conservative era of educational reform has stimulated a revival of alternative policies. This pamphlet offers a critical assessment of these emerging agendas, whilst evaluating the legacy of Conservative reform and ideas of modernization and school effectiveness.

Price: £10.99

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Educating Against Extremism

  • Lynn Davies
Extremism is a huge concern across the world, fuelled by its links to terrorism and religious fundamentalism. This book explores the relationship of education to extremism and examines how education could counter its more dangerous forms.
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  • Lynn Davies
Extremism is a huge concern across the world, fuelled by its links to terrorism and religious fundamentalism. This book explores the relationship of education to extremism and examines how education could counter its more dangerous forms.

Price: £18.99

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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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Schools for Our Cities

Urban Learning in the 21st Century

  • Richard Riddell
This text plots the social, political and economic changes since the early 1970s which have shaped the context for the current work of urban educators.
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Urban Learning in the 21st Century

  • Richard Riddell
This text plots the social, political and economic changes since the early 1970s which have shaped the context for the current work of urban educators.

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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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The Disciplining of Education

New Languages of Power and Resistance

  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Elizabeth Atkinson
  • Wendy Martin
The contributors to this text explore and critique government control over educational practice and research in the US and the UK, and examine the impact of this control on teachers and learners.
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New Languages of Power and Resistance

  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Elizabeth Atkinson
  • Wendy Martin
The contributors to this text explore and critique government control over educational practice and research in the US and the UK, and examine the impact of this control on teachers and learners.

Price: £20.99

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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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