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Identities, Educational Choices and the White Urban Middle-classes

Articles

Hollingworth, S. & Williams, K (2010) Multicultural Mixing or Middle-class Reproduction? The White Middle Classes in London Comprehensive Schools , pp47-64 in Space and Polity, 14(1)

Hollingworth, S. & Williams, K. (2009) Constructions of the working class ‘other’ among urban white middle class youth: ‘chavs’, subculture and the valuing of education. , pp467-483 in Journal of Youth Studies, 12(5)

Reay, D., Crozier, G., James, D. , Hollingworth, S. & Williams, K., Jamieson, F., Beedell, P. (2008) Re-invigorating democracy? White middle class identities and comprehensive schooling , pp238-255 in Sociological Review, 56(2)

Crozier, G., Reay, D., James, D., Jamieson, F., Beedell, P. , Hollingworth, S. & Williams, K. (2008) White Middle-class Parents, Identities, Educational Choice and the Urban Comprehensive School: Dilemmas, Ambivalence and Moral Ambiguity , pp261 - 272 in British Journal of Sociology of Education, 29 (3)

Reay, D. , Hollingworth, S. , Williams, K. & Crozier, G., Jamieson, F., James, D. & Beedell, P (2007) A Darker Shade of Pale?: Whiteness, the middle classes and multi-ethnic inner city schooling , pp 1041-1060 in Sociology, 41(6)

Chapters

Hollingworth, S. , Williams, K. , Jamieson, F. & Beedell, P. (2010) Social and educational inequalities in English state schools: exploring the understandings of urban white middle class children in L. Holt (ed) Geographies of Children, Youth and Families: International Perspectives , London: Routledge

Papers

Williams, K. , Jamieson, F. & Hollingworth, S. (2007) "He was a bit of a delicate thing": white middle class boys, gender, school choice and parental anxiety., paper given at the Gender and Education Annual Conference, Trinity College Dublin, 28-30th March

Williams, K. (2007) "The comprehensive gap year: white middle class young people's reflections on inner-city schooling"., paper given at the BSA Youth Study Group One-Day seminar (Re)minding the Gap: Young People and the Gap year in Contemporary Society, University of Surrey, 10th January.

Hollingworth, S. , Beedell, P. , Jamieson, F. & Williams, K (2007) 'It's down to the individual': pupils' discourses about social and educational inequalities, paper given at the British Education Research Association Conference, 5-8th September

Williams, K. & Hollingworth, S. (2007) 'The comprehensive experience': white middle class families, social mixing and the urban comprehensive., paper given at the British Association Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of East London, 12-14th April

Hollingworth, S. , Beedell, P. , Jamieson, F. & Williams, K. (2007) Social and educational inequalities in the city: exploring the understandings of urban white middle class children, paper given at the First International Conference on Geographies of Children, Youth and Families, University of Reading, 17-18th September

Williams, K. & Hollingworth, S. (2006) "Keeping my kids real": white middle class parents, multiculturalism and inner city schools , paper given at the British Educational Research Association Conference, University of Warwick, September

Hollingworth, S. & Williams, K. (2006) Becoming Other? The white middle classes in inner london comprehensive schools: a critical exploration of whiteness, paper given at the Royal Geographical Society Conference, London, 30-1st September

Reay, D. (2004) Middle-class metropolitan habitus and dilemmas of educational choice, paper given at 'Social Identities in Educational Contexts' symposium, BERA Conference, UMIST, Manchester, 16-18th September.

Reports

Reay, D. , Crozier, G., James, D. , Hollingwoth, S., Williams, K., Jamieson, F. & Beedell, P. (2008) Identities, Educational Choice and the White Urban Middle-classes [Report commissioned by the by the Economic and Social Research Council] , Swindon: ESRC






 

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