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Education and the working class

Brian Jackson

Education and the working class

some general themes raised by a study of 88 working-class children in a northern industrial city

by Brian Jackson

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.263-266.

    Statement[by] Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden.
    SeriesInstitute of Community Studies. Report -- 6., Reports of the Institute of Community Studies -- 6.
    ContributionsMarsden, Dennis. joint author.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 268 p.
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16331694M

      Volume 4, Issue 2, December This special issue of The Journal of Working-Class Studies includes a series of reviewed articles, a personal essay, and book reviews. Each can be accessed separately as a PDF file or the full issue can be downloaded here Table of Contents Editorial Sarah Attfield and Liz Giuffre with Geoff Bright,. Book Description. Within the broader context of the global knowledge economy, wherein the "college-for-all" discourse grows more and more pervasive and systems of higher education become increasingly stratified by social class, important and timely questions emerge regarding the future social location and mobility of the working classes.

    The Rainbow Workbooks form part of the Department of Basic Education’s range of interventions aimed at improving the performance of South African learners in the first six grades. As one of the priorities of the Government’s Plan of Action, this project has been made possible by the generous funding of the National Treasury.   Since the s, working-class individuals have made up an increasing proportion of students enrolled in institutions of higher education. At the same time, working-class studies has emerged as a new academic discipline, updating a long tradition of scholarship on labor history and proletarian literature to include discussions of working-class culture, intersections .

    ‘If you are a white working-class boy you are less likely than anyone else in Britain to go to university’. So said Prime Minister May in her maiden speech. Mary-Claire Travers traces the educational trajectories of a group of white working-class young men who have succeeded academically and who tell her eloquently about how and why they did so. The author’s positive . Many working-class kids live in “education deserts,” miles from any college or university. The return on education can be low, and the resultant debt cripplingly high. The workplace has vastly different meanings as well: as Williams sardonically notes, for elites, “‘disruption’ means founding a successful start-up.


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