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Tomlinson, Sally

Works: 52 works in 288 publications in 2 languages and 9,716 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Bibliography  History  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: LC4015, 371.9
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Sally Tomlinson
Most widely held works by Sally Tomlinson
Race and education : policy and politics in Britain by Sally Tomlinson( )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides crucial information on key educational issues, events and conflicts in Britain from the 1960s to the present day
Education in a post-welfare society by Sally Tomlinson( )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A critical overview of education policy, as government in Britain has moved from creating a welfare state to promoting a post-welfare society dominated by private enterprise and competitive markets. Concentrating particularly on the last 20 years, the author places in context the avalanche of legislation and documentation that has re-formed education into a competitive enterprise in which young people learn to compete. She also demonstrates how a relatively decentralized education system became a system in which funding, teaching and curriculum were centrally controlled, and education narrowed to an economic function."--Jacket
School effectiveness for whom? : challenges to the school effectiveness and school improvement movements by Roger Slee( )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of essays that challenge the overbearing qualities of the school effectiveness and school improvement movements. Particular criticism is aimed at the disassociation of what goes on in schools from the world at large
Social inclusion and higher education by Tehmina N Basit( )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text examines the experiences of students in higher education from 'non-traditional' backgrounds. It demonstrates that the students and their families are finding ways of acquiring forms of capital that encourage and sustain their participation
Colonial immigrants in a British city : a class analysis by John Rex( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sociology of special education by Sally Tomlinson( Book )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the time of original publication, special education in Britain was permeated by an ideology of benevolent humanitarianism and this is ostensibly the moral framework within which the professionals ' teachers, educational psychologists, medical officers ' operate. The author widens the debate about special education by introducing sociological perspectives and considering the structural relationships that are produced both within the system and in the wider society when part of a mass education system develops separately, as '
Special education and social interests by Len Barton( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until this book was published, most writing on special education was about specific disabilities and how to cope with them. This book, however, considers the broader context, looking at many problems for the wider system that have arisen through integration of special education within it. The book is international and comparative in its focus and includes much North American material and work by North American researchers
Educational subnormality : a study in decision-making by Sally Tomlinson( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1981. Based on a three-year study of children moving into special ESN-M education in an English city in the mid-1970s, this book questions the whole concept of mild educational subnormality by examining the criteria according to which professionals make decisions to place children within this stigmatised category. It suggests that the beliefs that the professionals hold about the behavioural, family and class characteristics of the children help to determine their judgements, and that these beliefs are related to their own position within the social structure
Ethnic minorities in British schools : a review of the literature, 1960-82 by Sally Tomlinson( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multicultural education in white schools by Sally Tomlinson( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to be a concise and comprehensive study highlighting the issues facing teachers dealing with ethnic diversity in the classroom. Issues examined include the National Curriculum and other recent developments in educational policy, analysis of ECG project work and national identity
A sociology of special and inclusive education : exploring the manufacture of inability by Sally Tomlinson( )

10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title brings sociological perspectives to bear on the social, political and economic policies and practices that comprise special and inclusive education, and the education of lower attainers
The school effect : a study of multi-racial comprehensives by David John Smith( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home and school in multicultural Britain by Sally Tomlinson( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ignorant yobs? : low attainers in a global knowledge economy by Sally Tomlinson( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What happens to young people who are defined as lower attainers or having learning difficulties in a global knowledge economy? How do we stop those with learning difficulties or disabilities being seen as social problems or simply as consumers of resources? Governments in developed countries are driven by the belief that in a global economy all citizens should be economically productive, yet they are still not clear about the relationship between the education of low attainers and the labour market. Ignorant Yobs?: Low Attainers in a Global Knowledge Economy examines this international phenomenon, exploring how those with learning difficulties are treated in a world economy where even low-skilled jobs require qualifications. This unique book provides an examination of countries which converge on the issue of the low attaining population, despite differing on political, economic and cultural dimensions. In doing so, it considers some thorny issues at the forefront of education policy and provision: The increasing competitive stratification within education systems ; The impact of governments who have put competition in the labour market at the heart of their policies ; Social control of potentially disruptive groups, social cohesion and the human rights agenda ; The expansion of a special education industry driven by the needs of middle class, aspirant and knowledgeable parents, anxious about the success of their 'less able' children. Written by an internationally renowned scholar, Ignorant Yobs?: Low Attainers in a Global Knowledge Economy synthesises a range of complex, highly topical issues and suggests how those with learning difficulties might, with government and employer support, contribute to a flexible labour market. This book, using original discussions in England, the USA, Germany, Malta and Finland, will be of interest to a wide audience of policy-makers, practitioners, administrators, and politicians, in addition to undergraduate, postgraduate and research students and academics."--Publisher's website
Ethnic relations and schooling : policy and practice in the 1990s( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sound, knowledgeable and balanced account of the issues affecting ethnic relations in primary and secondary schools in the 1990s. Addressed to teachers, governors, parents, local and central government, this book reflects the tensions and pressures felt in schools today and points to the policies and practices working for improvement. This book is greatly needed, since much of the earlier literature in this field is now outdated
Special education : policy, practices and social issues( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The assessment of special educational needs : whose problem? by David Galloway( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This investigates the assessment of emotional and behavioural difficulties under provision in the 1981 Education Act, as seen by professionals and clients. The authors studied the process of assessing 29 children who had been referred on account of emotional and behavioural difficulties
The politics of race, class and special education : the selected works of sally tomlinson by Sally Tomlinson( )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions - so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Professor Sally Tomlinson brings together 12 of her key writings in one place, including chapters from her best-selling books and articles from leading journals. In this landmark publication she reviews and recounts the history and development of her research and writing over thirty years that is concerned with the politics of education systems, especially special education, and the place of social classes and ethnic and racial minorities in the systems. Social class, race and gender have historically always been essential markers in deciding who would receive a minimum or inferior education and thus fail to obtain whatever were currently acceptable qualifications. Definitions of the 'less able' or ineducable were based on beliefs in the biological and cultural inferiority of lower social classes, racial and immigrant groups. Professor Tomlinson's aim in her work has always been to introduce sociological, historical and political perspectives into an area dominated by psychological, administrative and technical views and to explain how the individual 'problems' were connected to wider social structures and policies. This unique collection illustrates the development of Professor Tomlinson's thinking over the course of her long and esteemed career"--
Education 14-19 : critical perspectives by Sally Tomlinson( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains 12 papers examining policy developments and practices in the vocational education of British youths between the ages of 14 and 19. The following papers are included: "Foreword" (Tony Edwards); "Education 14-19: Divided and Divisive" (Sally Tomlinson); "Aims, Values and the Curriculum" (Richard Pring); "Patterns in Development" (Geoff Stanton); "a Critique of NVQs (National Vocational Qualification) and GNVQs (General National Vocational Qualifications)" (Alan Smithers); "Teachers' Views of 14-19 Education" (Sally Tomlinson); "Competition, 'Choice' and Hierarchy in a Post-16 Market" (Sheila Macrae, Meg Maguire, Stephen J. Ball); "The 14-19 Curriculum in Private Schools" (Geoffrey Walford); "Race and Ethnicity in Education 14-19" (David Gillborn); "Girls in the Sixth Form" (Tamsyn Imison); "Transition to What? Young People with Special Educational Needs" (Jenny Corbett); "Disruptive Behaviour and the Educational Wasteland" (Roger Slee); and "The Asdan (Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network) Award Scheme: a Celebration of Professional Practice" (Roger Crombie-White). (Mn)
Education and race from Empire to Brexit by Sally Tomlinson( )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows how the vote to leave the European Union increased hostilities towards racial and ethnic minorities and migrants. It asks whether populist views that there should be a British identity - or a Scottish, Irish or Welsh one - will prevail. 0It covers events in politics and education that have left most white British people ignorant of the Empire, the often brutal de-colonisation and the arrival of immigrants from post-colonial and European countries. It discusses politics and practices in education, race, religion and migration that have left schools and universities failing to engage with a multiracial and multicultural society
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Race and education : policy and politics in Britain
Education in a post-welfare societySchool effectiveness for whom? : challenges to the school effectiveness and school improvement movementsThe assessment of special educational needs : whose problem?Education 14-19 : critical perspectives
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トムリンソン, S

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