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Walford, Geoffrey

Overview
Works: 97 works in 580 publications in 4 languages and 19,694 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Cross-cultural studies  Handbooks and manuals  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publisher, ed, Honoree
Classifications: LB1028.25.G7, 306.43
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Most widely held works by Geoffrey Walford
Private schools in ten countries : policy and practice( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doing educational research by Geoffrey Walford( Book )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen major educationalists, among them Stephen Ball and Peter Mortimore, discuss their approaches to aspects of research from conception and funding of the project to information gathering and analysis, writing up and publishing
Doing sociology of education( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doing research about education by Geoffrey Walford( Book )

19 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work brings together semi-autobiographical accounts from major educationalists about their research, focusing on the practical and personal aspects of the research process
Children learning in context( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doing qualitative educational research : a personal guide to the research process by Geoffrey Walford( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflecting the trials and tribulations and the problems and promises of conducting research, this guide reveals the research process as a much more complex process than is usually recognised, often messy and disorganised
Durkheim's Suicide : a century of research and debate by W. S. F Pickering( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om Emile Durkheims (1858-1917) bog om selvmord, udgivet første gang i 1897. Om efterfølgende forskning i selvmordets sociologiske, moralske og etisk-filosofiske dimensioner
Privatization and privilege in education by Geoffrey Walford( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British public schools : policy and practice( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durkheim and modern education( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In discussing Durkheim's modern relevance, this book explores his desire to integrate practical and theoretical aspects of education, and his stress on the moral base of education and the importance of the social and society
Ethnographies of educational and cultural conflicts : strategies and resolutions by Geoffrey Walford( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The articles in this volume illuminate educational disjunctions, ambiguities and tensions, agency, strategic action and resolution, and show how incongruencies arise, how contexts affect interactions, what kind of agency operates, and which types of circumstances lead to resolutions
The SAGE handbook of measurement by Geoffrey Walford( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Handbook of Measurement' is a methodological resource which draws together contributions from the authors of the classic works in measurement studies of the past 25 years. It covers all core issues of measurement, with each chapter focusing on a different element
Education, training, and the new vocationalism : experience and policy( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in public schools by Geoffrey Walford( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational strategies among Muslims in the context of globalization : some national case studies( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume deals with Islamic conceptualization of knowledge, various types of Islamic education; and educational strategies among selected groups of Muslims in Islamized countries (Pakistan, Iran, Morocco, Senegal, and so on) as well as countries in Europe where Muslims form important minorities. The first chapter gives an overview of Islamic educational arrangements in the context of globalization and chapter two presents some principal ideological orientations among Muslims. The remaining chapters describe educational arrangements available to Muslim parents in different countries. The boo
Methodological issues and practices in ethnography by Geoff Troman( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What counts as ethnography and what counts as good ethnography are highly contested. This title brings together chapters presenting a diversity of views on some of the issues and practices in ethnographic methodology. It includes chapters on the ethnographic research process; the use of photographic diaries; and, the personal aspects of research. What counts as ethnography and what counts as good ethnography are both highly contested. This volume brings together chapters presenting a diversity of views on some of the current issues and practices in ethnographic methodology. It does not try to present a single coherent view but, through its heterogeneity, illustrates the strengths and impact of the debate. The collection includes chapters on the ethnographic research process; the use of photographic diaries; the idea of toleration in the research process; and, the personal aspects of research. It has chapters that question generalisation; perceive ethnography as a potential form of surveillance; analyse the notion of display in ethnography; critique the way culture is commonly theorised; and, examine the possibilities of comparative ethnographic work. It also includes and exchange of views between Martyn Hammersley and Barbara Korth on partisan research
Identity, agency and social institutions in educational ethnography by Bob Jeffrey( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume of Studies in Educational Ethnography focuses on identity and agency in a variety of social institutions in educational ethnography. The contributors explore these themes in a wide range of international contexts, including Belgium, Sweden, North America, South Africa and Engianc. They demonstrate the capacity of educational ethnography to provide accounts of participants' perspectives and understandings to highlight the agency of educational subjects."--BOOK JACKET
Methodological developments in ethnography by Bob Jeffrey( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What counts as ethnography and what counts as good ethnographic methodology are both highly contested. This volume brings together chapters presenting a diversity of views on some of the current debates and developments in the field. It does not try to present a single coherent view but, through its heterogeneity, illustrates the strength and impact of debate."--BOOK JACKET
Markets and equity in education by Geoffrey Walford( Book )

12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Walford tackles one of the perennial issues in education policy, namely the inter-relationship of markets and equity. His discussion synthesises research findings (his own in the context of others) from over a decade examining the triangle between (i) theory, (ii) policy (both current and recent) and (iii) practice
Private education : tradition and diversity by Geoffrey Walford( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private schools are central to the reproduction of social inequality. For example, whilst in the UK providing only about seven per cent of the school population, about half of the undergraduates at Oxford and Cambridge still come from the private sector. Private schools have long been associated with privilege and elitism. While this traditional elitist aspect to the private sector is still central, the private school sector is actually far more diverse that is usually acknowledged. It now includes many small schools and faith-based schools that may not offer the traditional advantages of the
 
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Alternative Names
Walford, G.

Walford, G. 1949-

Walford, G. (Geoffrey)

Walford, Geoffrey

Walford, Geoffrey Sr

ウォルフォード, G.

ウォルフォード, ジェフリー

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Doing research about educationChildren learning in contextDoing qualitative educational research : a personal guide to the research processDurkheim's Suicide : a century of research and debateDurkheim and modern educationEthnographies of educational and cultural conflicts : strategies and resolutionsThe SAGE handbook of measurementEducation, training, and the new vocationalism : experience and policy