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New Labour's Education Policy and Social Justice A BERA Social Justice SIG seminar

New Labour's Education Policy and Social Justice
A BERA Social Justice SIG seminar

University College Northampton
4 May 2004

Papers from:

  • Hugh Busher (University of Leicester)
    The impact of managerialism on the search for socially inclusive education: the conflict between league tables and social
  • Valerie Hey & Simon Bradford (Brunel University)
    Successful subjectivities? The beaconisation of class, ethnic and gender positions
  • Dave Hill (University College Northampton)
    The attack on equality and egalitarian critique in the education restructuring of Britain and the USA - repressive and ideological state apparatuses in action justice
  • Rob Hulme (Manchester Metropolitan University)
    Policy transfer in evidence based practice in education
  • Pat Thomson (University of Nottingham)
    School dinners, class and gender: Let them eat cake low fat organic food cooked by celebrity chefs...
  • Martin Thrupp (Institute of Education)
    'Official school improvement' in Wyeham: inner-city tales of frustration and subversion
  • Elaine Unterhalter (Institute of Education)
    Harry Potter and the Third Way: Schools, social justice and different worlds in New Labour education policy
  • Michael Watts (St Edmund’s College Cambridge)
    Sen's capability approach and access to higher education.

To attend please complete the slip below and send it with a cheque for £15 (made out to University College Northampton, includes coffee and lunch) to:

Dave Hill
Professor of Education Policy
University College Northampton
Park Campus

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Yes I would like to attend the BERA Social Justice SIG Seminar on May 4 at University College Northampton. I have enclosed a cheque for £15. Please send me a programme, map and joining details.



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