Assimilating Identities: Racism and Educational Policy in Post 1945 Britain (BOK)

Ian Grosvenor

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This is an historical analysis of the central role played by the educational process in Britain in creating and perpetuating an identification of black people as both alien and as a "problem". The book documents national educational policy-making covering state-level approaches to black students as they continually changed - at least in rhetoric - from assimilation, to integration and multiculturalism. It also provides case-study material on local education authority policies in Birmingham in the 1960s. The author concludes with a reflection on the possibilities of producing a transformative historical narrative of the nation, which would recognize the historical experiences of Britain's black population and, thus, could help to bring to an end the enduring post-war practices of exclusion.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1997 Forfatter Ian Grosvenor
Forlag
CENTRAL BOOKS
ISBN 9780853158394
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 13,9cm x 23cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 299 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Ian Grosvenor Emner og form British & Irish history, Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000, Central government policies, Ethnic studies, Organization & management of education, Social discrimination & inequality