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Module Reading List

Educational Policy and Politics, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Indira Banner
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core texts

Chitty, C. 2014. Education Policy in Britain. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan  

Ball, S. 2017. The Education Debate. Bristol: The Policy Press

Bell, L. 2006. Education Policy: process, themes and impact. London: Routledge 

Dufour, B. & Curtis, W. 2011. Studying education: An introduction to the key disciplines in education studies. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Open University Press. Chapters 1 and 2.

Forrester G and Garratt D. 2016. Education Policy Unravelled, (second edition), Bloomsbury.     

Reading for lecture 1: Chapter 1 Introduction in Forrester G and Garratt D, (2016) Education Policy Unravelled, (second edition), Bloomsbury  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

Reading for lecture 2: Basford J and Bath C. (2014) Playing the assessment game: an English early childhood education perspective. Early Years ISSN: 0957-5146; 1472-4421 34: 119-132.   

Faulkner D and Coates EA. (2013) Early childhood policy and practice in England: twenty years of change. International journal of early years education. ISSN: 0966-9760 21: 244-263.   

Reading for lecture 3: Webster R. (2015) The classroom experiences of pupils with special educational needs in mainstream primary schools—1976 to 2012. What do data from systematic observation studies reveal about pupils’ educational experiences over time? British educational research journal. ISSN: 0141-1926 41: 992-1009.   

Reading for lecture 4: Campbell, J., (2001) The Colonisation of the Primary Curriculum in Phillips R and Furlong J. (2001) Education, reform, and the state : twenty-five years of politics, policy, and practice ISBN: 0415237645 (pbk.), London: Routledge Falmer.   

Other useful texts - some are hard copy only

Abbott I., Rathbone M. and Whitehead P. 2013. Education Policy  Sage  

Ainscow, M. 2016 Struggles for equity in education : the selected works of Mel Ainscow ISBN: 9781138918863 (hbk); 9781138100077 (pbk); 9781315688213 (ebook), Abingdon, Routledge.

Alexander R. J. ed. 2009 Children, their world, their education : final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review ISBN: 9780415548717 (pbk.) : No price; 0415548713 (pbk.) : No price, Abingdon, Routledge.  

Alexander R. J. 1995 Versions of primary education ISBN: 0415128382, The Open University, Routledge

Armstrong, A.C., Armstrong, D. and Spandogou, I. 2009 Inclusive Education: International Policy and Practice, London, Sage.

Ball S. J., 1990 Politics and Policy Making in Education  Routledge

Bartlett S. and Burton D., 2016 Introduction to Education Studies, Sage.  

Boyd, D. and Hirst, N. eds. 2015 Understanding early years education across the UK : comparing practice in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales ISBN: 9781138022720 (pbk.); 9781138022713 (hardback); 1138022713 (hardback); 1138022721 (pbk.); 9781315776897 (ebk); 1315776898 (ebk), London, Routledge.

Clark, M and Walker, T. eds. 2007/ Early Childhood Education and Care: Policy and Practice, London, Sage.

Cunningham, P. 2012/ Politics and the Primary Teacher ISBN: 9780415549592 (paperback); 9780415549585 (hardback); 0415549582 (hardback); 0415549590 (paperback); 9780203135891 (e-book); 020313589X (e-book), London, Routledge

Curtis W., Ward S., Sharp J., and Hankin L. 2014/ 3rd edn Education Studies: An Issue Based Approach, Sage

Gearon, L, 2002 Education in the United Kingdom ISBN: 1853467154 (pbk.),Fulton

Gunter, H. 2012. The state and education policy the Academies programme . London: Continuum.

Hodkinson, A. 2015 Key Issues in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion, London, Sage

Matheson, D. ed 2015 An introduction to the study of education, Fulton

Smith, E. 2012 Key issues in education and social justice ISBN: 9781849208116 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9781849208109 (hbk.) : £60.00; 1849208107 (hbk.) : £60.00; 1849208115 (pbk.) : £19.99, London, Sage.

Temple, P. ed. 2012 Universities in the knowledge economy : higher education organisation and global change ISBN: 9780415884662 (hbk.) : £100.00; 0415884667 (hbk.) : £100.00; 9780203142899 (e-book) : No price; 0203142896 (e-book) : No price, London, Routledge.

Ward S. and Eden C. 2009 Key issues in education policy ISBN: 9781847874665 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9781847874658 (hbk.) : £60.00; 1847874657 (hbk.) : £60.00; 1847874665 (pbk.) : £19.99 Sage  

This list was last updated on 06/07/2021