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Title Social inclusion and higher education / edited by Tehmina N. Basit and Sally Tomlinson
Published Bristol : Policy, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 325 pages)
Contents Capitals, ethnicity and higher education / Tariq Modood -- Widening participation from a historical perspective: increasing our understanding of higher education and social justice / David W. Thompson -- Broadening participation among women and racial/ethnic minorities in science, technology, engineering and maths / Terrell L. Strayhorn, James M. DeVita and Amanda M. Blackwood -- Social inclusion in a globalised higher education environment: the issue of equitable access to university in Australia / Richard James -- From minority to majority: educating diverse students in the United States / Yolanda T. Moses -- Equity, diversity and feminist educational research: enhancing the emerging field of pedagogical studies in higher education for social inclusion / Miriam E. David -- Social justice as a matter of policy: higher education for the masses / Trevor Gale and Deborah Tranter -- "I've never known someone like me go to university": class, ethnicity and access to higher education / Tehmina N. Basit -- Widening participation in the higher education quasi-market: diversity, learning, and literacy / Rob Smith -- Para crecer: successful higher education strategies used by Latina students / Pamela Hernandez and Diane M. Dunlap -- Empowering non-traditional students in the UK: feedback and the hidden curriculum / Andy Cramp -- Teaching indigenous teachers: valuing diverse perspectives / Ninetta Santoro, Jo-Anne Reid, Laurie Crawford and Lee Simpson -- Widening access to higher education through partnership working / Jaswinder K. Dhillon -- Higher education, human rights and inclusive citizenship / Audrey H. Osler
pt. 1. Issues in social inclusion -- pt. 2. Perspectives on widening participation
Summary This text examines the experiences of students in higher education from 'non-traditional' backgrounds. It demonstrates that the students and their families are finding ways of acquiring forms of capital that encourage and sustain their participation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes This work is licensed under a Creative Commons license
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons license
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Subject Educational sociology
Inclusive education -- Social aspects
Minorities -- Education (Higher)
EDUCATION -- Educational Policy & Reform -- School Safety.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Educational sociology.
Educational strategies & policy
Minorities -- Education (Higher)
Form Electronic book
Author Basit, Tehmina N
Tomlinson, Sally
ISBN 1447321642
1447354737 (electronic bk.)
1847427979 (electronic bk.)
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9781847427977 (electronic bk.)
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