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Segregation in schools: social and political challenges

Vincent Dupriez
2009

What is considered segregation?Segregation is the unequal distribution of individuals depending on their specific traits. In the area of schools, this may occur due to academic...

Education in the world of the diasporas

Zygmunt Bauman
2008

Liquid-modern culture, unlike the culture of the nation-building era, has no 'people' to 'cultivate'. It has instead clients to seduce. And unlike its 'solid modern' predecessor,...

The Future of Public Education

Álvaro Marchesi
2008

The speaker reflects on the situation of public education both in Spain and, in particular, in Catalonia and its prospects for the future. He also makes a number of proposals for...

Catalonia’s teachers

Francesc Pedró
2008

Francesc Pedró presents the study entitled “Teachers in Catalonia”. The report, based on a survey of 4,000 Catalan primary and secondary school teachers, offers an analysis of...

School selection. Middle class strategies

Agnès Van Zanten
2007

The choice of school is a very important part of young people’s lives and something that has been analysed in terms of a wide range of aspects. One of these aspects are the...

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