Education, Disadvantage and Place
Making the Local Matter
Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol
"Written in a style which will find favour with practitioners seeking a clear link between evidence and policy, and postgraduate students and academics researching in the fields of community, local government, education, and disadvantage."
"A path-breaking book that provides strategies and lessons learned for professionals and concerned citizens world wide."
Why place matters in education
Local education systems as products of place: a case study
Learning from the past
Learning from the present
A rationale for a new generation of area-based initiatives
Developing understandings of place as a basis for intervention
Evaluation and monitoring
Governance and accountability
Children and places in hard times: some concluding thoughts