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Equality in Education

Fairness and Inclusion

2014 - 240 pages

Hongzhi Zhang (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia), Philip Wing Keung Chan (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) and Christopher Boyle (University of New England, Armidale, Australia) (Eds.)

ISBN Paperback: 9789462096905 ($ 54.00)
ISBN Hardcover: 9789462096912 ($ 99.00)
ISBN E-Book: 9789462096929

Subject: Social Justice, Inclusive Education

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Equality in Education: Fairness and Inclusion is a scholarly call to action. As the book reminds us, governments come and go and in doing so they busy themselves with policy to mark their patch. Inequality and exclusion remain stubborn foes that are proving to be somewhat impervious to glossy policy pronouncements. The change that Hugo Claus calls for requires careful analysis and bold actions. The editors have assembled a collection of insightful essays that assist in that project. Professor Roger Slee, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

This book attempts to consider the notion of fairness and inclusion in the context of education from different national perspectives, which is a laudable undertaking. The Editors have managed to put together a diverse, informative, and interesting account of equality and fairness that transcends international borders. The Editors are to be commended on their remarkable achievement in bringing together so many authors to discuss such an important subject, yet producing a cohesive collection of chapters that elucidate the diverse nature of equity in education. Professor Divya Jindal Snape, University of Dundee, UK

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