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This assortment explores the connection among new equality regimes and persevered societal inequalities, exploring swap, ambivalence and resistance in particular with regards to obligatory and post-compulsory schooling, looking to extra absolutely situate the tutorial trips and studies of employees and students.
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Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Taylor, Y. (2008) Good students, bad pupils: Constructions of ‘aspiration’, ‘disadvantage’ and social class in undergraduate-led widening participation work. Educational Review, 60(2): 155–168. Taylor, Y. ) (2010) Classed Intersections: Spaces, Selves, Knowledges. Farnham: Ashgate. Taylor, Y. (2011a) Fitting into Place? Class and Gender Geographies and Temporalities. Farnham: Ashgate. Taylor, Y. (2011b) Accessions: Researching, designing higher education. Gender and Education, 23(6): 777–782.
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