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Richards, Chris – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2012
This article offers interpretations of play, in a school playground, where adult regulation and surveillance framed its enactment. Children, well aware of being watched, negotiated this through various forms of play, circumscribed by, but also playing with, adult supervision. The children were also subject to the rules governing particular age…
Descriptors: Playground Activities, Play, Supervision, Playgrounds
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Tormey, Roland – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2006
Much recent sociological work on education makes reference to gender, sexual, ethnic, local and political "project" identities, yet there remains a need to bring the nation, and the state, back in; to also question the way in which "national" identities are constructed in a context of globalisation and localisation. Through an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Global Approach, Nationalism