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The Urban Primary School By Meg Maguire

The Urban Primary School
by Meg Maguire

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This book offers an in-depth understanding of the unique challenges and contributions of urban primary schools. The authors set urban education in the wider social context of structural disadvantage, poverty, oppression and exclusion, and reassert some critical urban educational concerns.
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The Urban Primary School by Meg Maguire

This book offers an in-depth understanding of the unique challenges and contributions of urban primary schools. The authors set urban education in the wider social context of structural disadvantage, poverty, oppression and exclusion, and reassert some critical urban educational concerns. Recognising that practice needs to be informed by theory, they provide a strong theoretical framework alongside contemporary ethnographic data. Drawing on their extensive experience in urban primary schools, as well as numerous case studies, the authors present a fresh and stimulating view of urban primary schools which will inspire education professionals and academics alike.

The Urban Primary School is essential reading for teachers and trainee teachers in urban primary schools, as well as for students of education, policy-makers, parents and school governors.

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About Meg Maguire


Meg Maguire taught for many years in London schools, including a spell as a headteacher. She has a longstanding interest in the life and work of school-teachers, teacher education and with the challenges of inner-city schooling. Her publications include, Choice, Pathways and Transitions Post-16 (with Stephen Ball and Sheila Macrae, 2000) and The Urban Primary School (with Tim Wooldridge and Simon Pratt-Adams, 2006).

Table of Contents


Series Editor's Forward

Acknowledgements

Preface

Chapter 1: Contextualising the Urban

Chapter 2: Urban Primary Schools and Urban Children

Chapter 3: Teachers

Chapter 4: Headteachers

Chapter 5: Parents

Chapter 6: Supporting Diversity

Chapter 7: Social Class

Chapter 8: Learning in the City

Chapter 9: Social Justice

Chapter 10: A USA Perspective

Chapter 11: Understanding the Urban Primary School

Bibliography

Additional information

GOR002639210
The Urban Primary School by Meg Maguire
Meg Maguire
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Open University Press
2006-05-01
208
0335201768
9780335201761
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