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Lam, Beatrice Oi-yeung; Byun, Soo-yong; Lee, Moosung – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
Since the mid-1990s, important education policy changes, such as the growth of Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) schools and the reform of the medium of instruction (MOI) policy, have been made in Hong Kong. Little is known about their impact on school segregation and educational inequality. We address this issue using six successive cycles of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Educational Discrimination, Secondary Schools
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Buddeberg, Magdalena; Hornberg, Sabine – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2017
Modern societies are characterised by forms of acceleration, which influence social processes. Sociologist Hartmut Rosa has systematised temporal structures by focusing on three categories of social acceleration: technical acceleration, acceleration of social change, and acceleration of the pace of life. All three processes of acceleration are…
Descriptors: Time, Social Change, Technological Advancement, Life Style
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Helbig, Marcel – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2012
The prevalence of women in the teaching profession has been claimed by various scholars to be responsible for the low school performance among boys. Based on this claim there have been widespread calls for increasing the share of male teachers as a means of improving boys' school performance. There is, however, very little empirical evidence…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Program Effectiveness
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Edwards, Richard; Carney, Stephen; Ambrosius, Ulla; Lauder, Hugh – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2012
This article presents the authors' review of "Globalizing education, educating the local: how method made us mad," by Ian Stronach. In the opening chapter of their highly influential 1997 book "Education Research Undone: The Postmodern Embrace," Ian Stronach and Maggie MacLure draw upon the work of Derrida to argue for…
Descriptors: Educational Researchers, Global Approach, Educational Practices, Educational Philosophy