By Richard Teese (auth.), Richard Teese, Stephen Lamb, Marie Duru-Bellat, Sue Helme (eds.)
Inequality is a marked and protracted characteristic of schooling structures, either within the built and the constructing worlds. significant gaps in chance and in results became extra severe than long ago, due to the information economic system and globalization. progressively more populations, either wealthy and bad rely on winning use of college and on gaining post-school skills. yet entry to high quality education, luck in class, and probabilities of larger schooling all stay socially divided, with implications for financial possibilities, own development, and civic and group development.
What factors those divisions in how schooling structures paintings? Have many years of public funding caused not less than a few advancements, whether significant gaps stay? If no longer, what are the boundaries, the social tactics that have annoyed the efforts of government?
The pursuit of fairness as a target of public coverage is tested during this publication via a sequence of nationwide case-studies, overlaying many alternative worldwide contexts from the wealthiest to a couple of the poorest countries on earth.
What have we learnt from the coverage adventure globally? will we understand extra this present day than the day prior to this in regards to the origins of social inequality? Are our regulations higher framed, greater designed to take on inequality? And which manner ahead? What does the proof recommend by way of destiny methods and emphasis?
This paintings is released in 3 volumes which jointly shape a 3-volume set.