Class Strategies and the Education Market: The Middle Classes and Social Advantage

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Index
Notes: Authors are not indexed at every citation, only where their work is subjected to detailed comment. t = table; n = endnote
a
able pupils, preferential treatment of 39 , 40 , 47-8 , 70-2
Allatt, Pam 54-6 , 63-5 , 71 , 81 , 85 , 163 , 177 , 192n6, 193n1(1)
Australia 50-1

b
Ball, Stephen J. (author):
background/biography 12 ;
earlier works 14 , 189n2
Barber, Michael 39
Bernstein, Basil 50 , 74 , 77 , 169 , 172
binary classification 2 , 13 , 138
Blair, Tony 39 , 191n1
Brantlinger, Ellen 61-3 , 65 , 110 , 117
Brown, Phillip 15-6 , 19 , 20 , 26-7 , 37
Bourdieu, Pierre:
class theory 2 , 3 , 10 , 176-7 , 191n4;
educational theory 8 , 24 , 59 , 71 , 189n4;
on habitus 16-17 , 90-1 ;
on social capital 7 , 80-1 , 82 , 192n3
Butler, Tim 6 , 17 , 18 , 153-4 , 157

c
Cambridge see Oxbridge
Canada 41 , 42
capital see market forces;
social capital
Chestnut Heights Elementary School (US) 49-50
children:
career ambitions 163 , 164 , 165 ;
equality of treatment (within family) 119 , 135 , 137 ;
role in school choice 55-6 , 105 , 106-7 , 158 , 163
Chile 36
choice(s):
children's involvement in 55-6 , 105 , 106-7 , 158 ;
drawbacks of 34-6 ;
duration of process 119 , 152 , 157-8 , 159 ;
factors influencing 100-5 , 125 , 128-31 , 135-6 , 136t, 140-2 , 158-9 ;
positive vs. negative 59-61 , 162 ;
role in educational policy 31-3 , 38-40 ;
role in social theory 54-5 ;
between state schools 151-5 ;
state vs. private school 55-9 , 102 , 104 , 116-47 , 155-61 ;
see also middle class;
parents
class(es):
categorization 11-12 , 175-6 , 191n5;
competition between 18-22 , 77-8 ;
and educational policy 28-30 , 51-2 ;
identity 174-6 ;
(in)equality between 8 , 14 , 18 , 36 , 82-3 , 96 , 167-81 ;
theories/analyses of 5-7 , 10-11 , 17-18 , 28-30 , 172 , 173-9 , 189n3, 190n5, 190-1nn2-4;
see also middle class;
working class
closure:
definitions/theories of 7-8 , 53-5 ;
problems of 119 , 122 , 126 ;
types of 138 , 160-1
Coleman, James S. 80-1
competition:
between groups 37-8 ;
within school arena 77 ;
between schools 35
comprehensive schools:
ethical commitment to 121-3 , 125-7 , 138-40 , 143-4 , 191n6;
governmental attitudes to 39 , 48 ;
introduction of 29 ;
parental perceptions of 57-8 , 61-2 , 66-7 , 74 , 127-8 , 151 , 154-5 ;
social mixture 62-3 , 121 , 127
Conservative Party (UK), educational policies 38 , 154 , 170 , 178-9
contacts see social capital
Crook, David 148-51 , 156-7 , 159-60

d
Devine, Fiona 7 , 56-7 , 70 , 156 , 172 , 193n1(1)
diversity, social/racial 62-3 ;
desirability of 132-3 , 138 , 168

e
economics:
and class distinction 177 ;
factor in career choices 85-6 ;
factor in parental choice 57-8 , 102 , 111 ,

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations viii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - Class and Strategy 14
  • 3 - Class and Policy 25
  • 4 - Social Class as Social Closure 53
  • 5 - Social Capital, Social Class and Choice 79
  • 6 - Values and Principles 111
  • 7 - Risk, Uncertainty and Fear 148
  • 8 - Class Practices and Inequality 167
  • Appendix I 181
  • Appendix II 188
  • Notes 189
  • Bibliography 194
  • Index 211
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