NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 3 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lynch, Kathleen – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2010
Len Barton is acutely aware of the power of the academy to either enhance critical thinking or to depress it. He is a true academic, never accepting the received wisdom or perspective of any given sociological standpoint, no matter how powerful or fashionable it was at the time. He has encouraged and promoted a unique blend of professional and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Social Justice, Ideology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lynch, Kathleen; Moran, Marie – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2006
While economic capital is not synonymous with cultural, social or symbolic capital in either its constitutional or organizational form, it nevertheless remains the more flexible and convertible form of capital. The convertibility of economic capital has particular resonance within "Celtic Tiger" Ireland. The states reluctance to fully…
Descriptors: Economic Status, Foreign Countries, Free Enterprise System, Middle Class
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Lynch, Kathleen; O'Neill, Cathleen – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1994
Explores the dilemmas posed by the analysis of working class issues in education by professional sociologists. Questions whether the inequalities experienced in the educational system by working class people have been "colonized" by middle class academics for their own professional purposes. (CFR)
Descriptors: Conflict of Interest, Educational Research, Ethics, Foreign Countries