Inequality, society and eduction
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Inequality, society and eduction Inaugural lecture 23rd November 1994. by Ivan Reid

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Published by Loughborough University of Technology in Loughborough .
Written in English


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ContributionsLoughborough University of Technology.
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Pagination16p. ;
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL17231419M

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Educational inequality is the unequal distribution of academic resources, including but not limited to; school funding, qualified and experienced teachers, books, and technologies to socially excluded communities. These communities tend .   This book is timely since the NHS annual report has just found that Labour has missed two key goals, both symptoms of inequality. Infant mortality and life expectancy figures are both moving in. Education, Inequality and Social Class provides a comprehensive discussion of the empirical evidence for persistent inequality in educational attainment. It explores the most important theoretical perspectives that have been developed to understand class-based inequality and Author: Ronald Thompson.   The author discusses the major developments in achievement research over the past century and examines the foremost explanations given for racial differences in school performance, namely, genetic deficiency, social class and cultural poverty, low teacher expectancy, and student oppositional identity.