Education, Equality And Social Cohesion: A Comparative Analysis

Paperback | October 13, 2006

byA. Green, J. Preston, J. Janmaat

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The first fully comparative empirical analysis of the relationship between education and social cohesion, this book develops a new "distributional theory" of the effects of educational inequality on social solidarity. Based on extensive analysis of data on inequality and social attitudes for over 25 developed countries.

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The first fully comparative empirical analysis of the relationship between education and social cohesion, this book develops a new "distributional theory" of the effects of educational inequality on social solidarity. Based on extensive analysis of data on inequality and social attitudes for over 25 developed countries.

ANDY GREEN is Professor of Comparative Social Science at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK and Director of the Research Centre on Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES). He has published widely on a range of education issues, with major works translated into Chinese, German, Japanese...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:October 13, 2006Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023022363X

ISBN - 13:9780230223639

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Education and the Rediscovery of Social Cohesion
Education and Social Cohesion: Re-Centring the Debate
Educational Inequality and Social Cohesion: An Over-Time Analysis
Education, Tolerance and Social Cohesion
Ethno-Linguistic Diversity, Citizenship Education and Civic Attitudes
Comprehensive Schooling and Educational Inequality
Models of Lifelong Learning and the 'Knowledge Society'
Conclusion: Some Remarks on Future Research
Notes and References
Appendix: Data Tables
Bibliography
Index