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Education, Equality and Social Cohesion: A Comparative Analysis
  

Education, Equality and Social Cohesion: A Comparative Analysis (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Green, Andy
By Janmaat, Jan Germen
By Preston, John

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This book provides a comparative analysis of the impact of education on inequality and social cohesion.This is the first fully comprehensive empirical analysis of the relations between education, inequality and social cohesion, offering cross-sectional and time series data across... 25 countries. It provides a new 'distribution theory' of the negative effects of educational inequality on social cohesion. It offers new cross-national evidence on the role of comprehensive school systems in reducing educational inequality. It provides a trenchant critique of limitations of popular theories of social capital.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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ISBN 9780230223639
Released NZ 10 Oct 2008
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780230223639
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Imprint Palgrave MacMillan
Released 10 Oct 2008
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Green, Andy
By Janmaat, Jan Germen
By Preston, John
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Social Institutions
Philosophy Of Education
Number of Pages 226
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 12mm
Dewey Code 306.43
Weight 305g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Social sciences, Social justice, Education_xPhilosophy, Education and state
NBS Text Education & Teaching
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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