A Sociology of Educating
Since it was first published in 1981, Sociology of Educating has become a firmly established text in its field. This fourth edition retains much of the structure and content of its predecessors, whilst benefiting from significant changes which take account of educational issues that have arisen and developed in recent years.
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A Sociology of Assessment in Schools
The View from the Pupils
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