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Education for the working class

Maureen Cahill Grant

Education for the working class

the view of the British radical press, 1815-1850.

by Maureen Cahill Grant

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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Building upon Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden’s classic text Education and the Working Class, a complex study of the working-class experience of social mobility, this book weaves together a number of interconnected strands of thought on education and social Reay’s analysis spans both the details of individual lives and broader questions of how and why the working classes. by working-class students in higher education stem from the ways they are socialized in childhood. For instance, working-class children have fewer struc-tured interactions with peers and professionals compared with middle- and upper-class children, who undergo a process of concerted cultivation in.

About the Author Diane Reay is Visiting Professor of Sociology at the LSE and Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge. Her new book Miseducation: inequality, education and the working classes was published by Policy Press in October I had not heard the term "working class" in everyday discourse for many years until I started my journey into education. Until then, the term was something for the history books. It was associated in my mind with class warfare, manning the barricades, the rising of .

In Victorian England, literacy increased due to heavier emphasis put on education, especially among working class children. There was a heavier emphasis put on education because of industrialization. Once industrialization began in England during the early 18th century, working-class people were drawn to factories, seeking employment in them. The book foregrounded working-class women’s experiences of studying and working in higher education, challenging the trend to talk about working-class experiences from a middle-class perspective. Twenty years later, little progress has been made in this field.


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This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities of our society and provide some counter-balance to the increasingly utilitarian and vocational orientation of post-school : Paperback.

This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities of our society and provide some counter-balance to the increasingly utilitarian and vocational orientation of post-school by: 7.

This book about education and class pays homage to working class life not only through academic research, but also through an eclectic ensemble of styles ranging from conventional academic writing through to raw, personal narratives expressing the pain of marginalisation.

Reading 'The Working Class' is a visceral experience. The senses and the intellect are awakened and at times assaulted by /5(14). Shelves: fivebooks-on-education-and-soc This is based on in-depth interviews with 88 working-class families after their children had been through the grammar school system after the Second World War, when free secondary education was really opened up.

It /5. This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities of our society and provide some counter-balance to the increasingly utilitarian and vocational orientation of post-school education.

Pros. Throughout the book, writers thwarted negative assumptions made of working-class children. The truth that socioeconomic poverty is inextricably linked with poor performance, negative attitudes to work and fear of change is echoed throughout the book/ Description.

In The Working Class: Poverty, education and alternative voices, Ian Gilbert unites educators from across the UK and further afield to call on all those working in schools to adopt a more enlightened and empathetic approach to supporting children in challenging circumstances.

One of the most intractable problems in modern education is. This book about education and class pays homage to working class life not only through academic research, but also through an eclectic ensemble of styles ranging from conventional academic writing through to raw, personal narratives expressing the pain of marginalisation.

Reading The Working Class is a visceral experience/5(14). This book about education and class pays homage to working class life not only through academic research, but also through an eclectic ensemble of styles ranging from conventional academic writing through to raw, personal narratives expressing the pain of marginalisation.

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Some working-class students struggle with this tension or feel it at home. It's a complex issue. Many working-class families see education as a pathway to economic opportunity, and they bust their backs to send their kids to college.

This book provides an inclusive and incisive analysis of the experiences of working-class young people in education.

While there is an established literature on education and the working class stretching back decades, over recent years there has been something of a neglect of class-based inequality.

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When first published this book had a significant influence on the campaign for comprehensive schools and it spoke to generations of working-class students who were either deterred by the class barriers erected by selective schools and elite universities, or, having broken through them to gain university entry, found themselves at : 4.

In Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes, Diane Reay draws on interviews with over children, as well as her own experiences growing up in a working-class family, to show that children are educated differently depending on their social position.

This book provides an inclusive and incisive analysis of the experiences of working-class young people in education. While there is an established literature on education and the working class stretching back decades, comparatively there has been something of a neglect of class-based inequality – with questions of gender, ‘race’ and other forms of identity attracting significant attention.

The concept of working class began to take shape in the late 18th century with the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. People were needed to work in factories, mines and agriculture - employment which did not appeal to the upper people from lower social statuses were attracted by the numerous work places available, although the.

When first published this book had a significant influence on the campaign for comprehensive schools and it spoke to generations of working-class students who were either deterred by the class barriers erected by selective schools and elite universities, or, having broken through them to gain university entry, found themselves at by: 2.

Education and the working class some general themes raised by a study of 88 working-class children in a northern industrial city by Jackson, Brian. Getting education right for working class children remains a challenge in many schools. As a working class professor, it’s something I think about a : Sonia Blandford.

Liza Picard examines the social and economic lives of the Victorian working classes and the poor. The Victorians liked to have their social classes clearly defined.

The working class was divided into three layers, the lowest being 'working men' or labourers, then the ‘intelligent artisan’, and above him the ‘educated working man’.Buy Education And the Working Class (Pelican S.) New Impression by Jackson, Brian, Marsden, Dennis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(6).This book brings Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden’s pioneering Education and the Working Class from up to date for the 21st century. Drawing on over interviews, the book includes rich Author: Diane Reay.