Educational Policies and Inequalities in Europe

Hardcover | December 15, 2012

EditorMarc Demeuse, Daniel Frandji, David Greger

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This book analyzes policies in eight European countries that aim to intervene in the reproduction of social and educational inequalities. In order to understand why some policies succeed and others fail, it is necessary to look at education systems through cross-national comparison.

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This book analyzes policies in eight European countries that aim to intervene in the reproduction of social and educational inequalities. In order to understand why some policies succeed and others fail, it is necessary to look at education systems through cross-national comparison.

MARC DEMEUSE Professor in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at the University of Mons, Belgium. Heis Head of the faculty's Administration Institute and is involved in several projects and research networks at European level, including the Network of Experts in Social Sciences of Education and Training (NESSE).DANIEL F...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:344 pages, 10.82 × 5.68 × 1.1 inPublished:December 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230302033

ISBN - 13:9780230302037

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Acknowledgements
Foreword; S.Power
Introduction: Towards a Comparison of Priority Education Policies in Europe; D.Frandji
Policy Interventions to Reduce Educational Inequalities: The Case of England; L.Antoniou, A.Dyson & C.Raffo
Priority Education Policies in Belgium: Two Modes of Regulation of the Effects of a Market Logic; N.Friant, M.Demeuse, A.Aubert-Lotarski & I.Nicaise
Twenty Five Years of Priority Education Policy in France: Dubious Specificity and Disappointing Results; J.Rochex
Greece: Educational Programmes in Support and Innovation; G.Varnava-Skoura, D.Vergidis & C.Kassimi
From the Invention of the Democratic City to the Management of Exclusion and Urban Violence in Portugal; J.Correia, I.Cruz, J.Rochex & L.Salgado
Priority Education Policies in the Czech Republic: Redesigning Equity Policies in the Post-Communist Transformation; D.Greger, M.Levínská & I.Smetácková
Romania: A System in Evolution, Searching for its Conceptual References; C.Rus
Sweden: Priority Education Policies in Times of Decentralization and Individualization; G.Francia & L.Herrera
Conclusion: Priority Education Policies in Europe: From One 'Age' and One Country to Another; J.Rochex
Bibliography
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