the causes of exclusion home school and the development of young criminals

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The Causes Of Exclusion

Author : Cedric Cullingford
ISBN : 9781135792916
Genre : Education
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This report synthesizes two approaches to a topical problem: the concern with social deviancy and crime which focuses on failure; and research on educational development which focuses on success. The book explores how environmental experiences (including parenting and bullying) play a role.

Combating Social Exclusion Through Education

Author : G. Walraven
ISBN : 9044110624
Genre : Education
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Excluded From School

Author : Sue Rendall
ISBN : 9781135843557
Genre : Education
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Excluded From School exposes the reasons why, despite many national and local initiatives, large numbers of children continue to tax the education system to such a degree that they become permanently excluded from school. Sue Rendall and Morag Stuart draw on their experience in psychology and education to demonstrate the need for a more thorough exploration of the underlying root causes of the problem. Based on a systemic framework, their approach allows the inclusion of a vast range of possible contributory factors: within the child, within the family, within the school, and within the complex interrelations between these three systems. By demonstrating the need for inter-discipline and inter-agency collaboration, the authors succeed in presenting a persuasive challenge to the blame culture which exists between schools, parents and educational professionals and policymakers in relation to school exclusion. The original research presented here, along with the inclusion of the experiences of children, parents and teachers, provides a valuable new perspective on the problem of school exclusions that will be welcomed by all professionals working in this field.

Social Life In School

Author : Peter Blatchford
ISBN : 0750707437
Genre : Education
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Based on a study of pupils from primary to secondary school, the text argues that breaktime plays an important part in a child's social development and considers what will happen in a society where these skills are not developed.

Young People And Offending

Author : Martin Stephenson
ISBN : UOM:39015066822688
Genre : Education
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The relationship between education and youth crime has long been recognised in terms of social policy and public opinion, the full extent of this and its implications has been largely neglected and unexplored: educationalists on the one hand and criminologists on the other have largely failed to engage meaningfully with one another on the issue, and there has often been a large gap between youth justice and educational provision. This book seeks to remedy this deficiency, providing a critical survey of the research evidence, policy development and practical issues relating to education and offending by young people. It has the following objectives: to examine the evolution of social policy and institutions in relation to the relationship between education and offending by young people; establish the scale and nature of the problem and the characteristics of the young people involved; identify any evidence based approaches that could be adopted across education and youth justice; review the effectiveness of New Labour's education and youth justice reforms; propose a series of measures for social policy makers and practitioners in education and youth justice. Young People and Offending will be essential reading for youth justice practitioners as well as students taking courses on youth crime and youth justice, or on youth justice or probation training courses.

Reform And Resistance In Aboriginal Education

Author : Quentin Beresford
ISBN : 192069403X
Genre : Education
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Aboriginal education has been in crisis for decades. Despite reform efforts of successive Federal and State Governments, low levels of academic achievement are common and poor participation and rention rates continue.

The Sustainability Curriculum

Author : John Blewitt
ISBN : UOM:39015060370155
Genre : Business & Economics
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The links between education and sustainable development are deepening, although subject to much controversy and debate. The success of the sustainability discourse depends both on the pedagogic and research functions of higher education. Similarly, for higher education itself to remain relevant and engaged it faces pressure not only to integrate the insights and lessons drawn from the perspective of sustainable development, but also to be responsive to scrutiny of its own practices in relation to sustainability. Among professionals in higher education, sustainable development has its supporters and detractors. It is embraced by some individuals and departments while being perceived by others as a threat to the coherence of particular disciplines. Although it is not currently an academic discipline in its own right, increasing public and professional familiarity with the term, and the increasing urgency of global calls for the implementation of sustainable development mean that this is rapidly changing.This volume analyses the impact of the concepts and practices of sustainability and sustainable development on various academic disciplines, institutional practices, fields of study and methods of enquiry. The contributors, drawn from a wide-range of disciplines, perspectives, educational levels and institutional contexts, examine the purpose of the modern university and the nature of sustainable education, which includes exploring links to social movements for sustainability projects, curriculum change, culture and biodiversity, values relating to gender equality and global responsibility, and case studies on the transformation, or otherwise, of some specific disciplines.


Author : Cedric Cullingford
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123387065
Genre : Education
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This is a forensic analysis of the experience of childhood, from the children's point of view. It demonstrates, through case studies, how the influences of home, the school and the neighbourhood are interpreted. The pupils reveal how they form their attitudes to life; to themselves and to society. They reveal how they learn to form their future conduct through their analysis of school.

The National Curriculum And Its Effects

Author : Cedric Cullingford
ISBN : 0754612783
Genre : Social Science
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What impact has the National Curriculum for England and Wales had on pupils, teachers, academic and social standards in the ten years since its introduction? The distinguished contributors to this volume examine the history and development of the National Curriculum to date and assess its effects.

Victims Crime And Society

Author : Pamela Davies
ISBN : 9781473910911
Genre : Social Science
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This book provides a thorough account of victimisation across the social spectrum of class, race, age and gender. The second edition has been fully revised and expanded, with two parts now spanning the key perspectives and issues in victimology. Covering theoretical, social and political contexts, the book: Includes new chapters on defining and constructing victims, fear and vulnerability, sexuality, white collar crime and the implications of crime policy on victims Examines a global range of historical and theoretical perspectives in victimology and features a new chapter on researching victims of crime Reinforces your learning through critical thinking sections, future research suggestions, chapter summaries and a glossary of key terms Now includes a companion website, complete with links to relevant journal articles in victimology. Victims, Crime and Society is the essential text for your studies in victimology across criminology, criminal justice, community safety, youth justice and related areas.

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