The Palgrave Handbook of Race and Ethnic Inequalities in Education

Hardcover | January 22, 2014

EditorPeter A. J. Stevens, A. Gary Dworkin

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This authoritative, state-of-the-art reference work provides the first systematic review to date of how sociologists have studied the relationship between race/ethnicity and educational inequality in eighteen different national contexts: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Cyprus, Finland, France, England, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Russia, South Africa, the Netherlands and the USA.

Using a similar, comprehensive literature review methodology, national experts critically review how sociologists have studied race and ethnic inequalities in education over the last thirty years. The analysis focuses on the main research traditions that developed over time and their relationships with developments in social policy and social thought. This book ultimately integrates the findings of the national reviews and maps out new directions for future research. Additionally, the editors explore how national contexts of race/ethnic relations shape the character and content of educational inequalities.

Global in its perspective and definitive in content, this one-stop volume will be an indispensable reference resource for a wide range of academics, students and researchers in the fields of education, sociology, race and ethnicity studies and social policy.
 
 

 

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This authoritative, state-of-the-art reference work provides the first systematic review to date of how sociologists have studied the relationship between race/ethnicity and educational inequality in eighteen different national contexts: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Cyprus, Finland, France, England, Ge...

Peter A. J. Stevens is Assistant Professor in Qualitative Research Methodology at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at Ghent University, Belgium.   A. Gary Dworkin is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Sociology of Education Research Group (SERG) at the University of Houston, USA. He is currently President of the So...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:680 pages, 9.4 × 6.5 × 2.1 inPublished:January 22, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1.Introduction to the Handbook: Comparative Sociological Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Education; Peter A. J. Stevens and A. Gary Dworkin
2.Argentina; Analía Meo, Silvina Cimolai and Andrea Pérez
3.Australia Lawrence J. Saha
4.Austria; Barbara Herzog-Punzenberger and Philipp Schnell
5.Belgium (Flanders); Lore Van Praag, Peter A. J. Stevens and Mieke Van Houtte
6.Brazil; Luiz Alberto Oliveira Gonçalves, Natalino Neves da Silva and Nigel Brooke
7.Canada; Katherine Lyon, Hélène Frohard-Dourlent, Paul Fripp and Neil Guppy
8.China; Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng, Emily Hannum, and Chunping Lu
9.Cyprus; Marios Vryonides and Spyros Spyrou
10. England; Peter A. J. Stevens and Gill Crozier
11. Finland; Päivi Harinen and M'hammed Sabour
12. France; Mathieu Ichou and Agnès van Zanten
13. Germany; Ingrid Gogolin and Tanja Salem
14. Ireland; Daniel Faas and Rachael Fionda
15. Japan; Kaori H. Okano
16. Russia; Leokadia Drobizheva and David Konstantinovskiy
17. South Africa; Shaheeda Essack and Duncan B. Hindle
18. The Netherlands; Peter A. J. Stevens, Maurice Crul, Marieke Slootman, Clycq Noel, Christiane Timmerman and Mieke Van Houtte
19. USA; A. Gary Dworkin and Ruth N. López Turley
20. Researching Race and Ethnic Inequalities in Education: Key Findings and Future Directions; Peter A. J. Stevens and A. Gary Dworkin