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Title Traveller, nomadic, and migrant education / edited by Patrick Alan Danaher, Máirín Kenny and Judith Remy Leder
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 241 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Routledge research in education ; 24
Routledge research in education ; 24
Contents Editorial introduction: three dimensions of changing schools / Máirín Kenny and Patrick Alan Danaher -- Moving lives: a reflective account of a three generation travelling attractionist family in Italy / Francesca Gobbo -- Inclusive education for children and young people with interrupted learning in Scotland / Pauline Padfield and Gillian Cameron -- Itinerant farm workers' children in Australia: learning from the experiences of one family / Robyn Henderson -- Cultural difference or subversion among gypsy traveller youngsters in schools in England: a question of perspective / Martin Levinson -- Promoting educational access for the indigenous reindeer herders, fisherpeople, and hunters in the Nomadic schools of Yakutia, Russian Federation / Vassily A. Robbek [and others] -- Australian Romani / Wendy Morrow -- The telesis of Nigerian nomadic education / Abdurrahman Umar and Gidado Tahir -- Irish travellers, identity, and the education system / Máirín Kenny and Alice Binchy -- The revitalisation of a threatened indigenous language: the case of the Sami people in Norway / Kamil Özerk -- Paradoxes in policy: mixed messages for fairground and gypsy traveller families in England / Cathy Kiddle -- Australian circus people / Beverley Moriarty -- Against the odds: Roma population schooling in Spain / Manuel Souto Otero -- Schooling and the Rabaris of Kachchh in India: the need for change / Caroline Dyer -- Inclusion versus specialisation: issues in transforming the education of Australian show children / Geoff Danaher and Patrick Alan Danaher -- Conclusion: whither changing schools? / Judith Remy Leder
Summary This edited collection explores the challenges and innovations in providing education for mobile communities across the world. While obstacles such as negative stereotypes and centuries-old prejudice remain problematic, the book also shows how educational innovations such as online education and mobile schools are bringing mobility and schooling together
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Children of migrant laborers -- Education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Nomads -- Education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Danaher, Patrick Alan, 1959-
Kenny, Máirín.
Leder, Judith Remy.
ISBN 0203878671 (electronic bk.)
9780203878675 (electronic bk.)