Housing mix, school mix: barriers to success

Iannone, Paola and Camina, Margaret (2014) Housing mix, school mix: barriers to success. Journal of Education Policy, 29 (1). pp. 19-43. ISSN 0268-0939

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Abstract

Recent UK policy has emphasised both the development of socially mixed communities and the creation of balanced school intakes. In this paper, we use a case study of an area of mixed tenure in eastern England to explore policy in practice and the extent to which mechanisms of segregation impact on both the creation of socially mixed neighbourhoods and socially mixed schools. We draw on parent and pupil views of schools, combined with local authority data and geo-demographic classification, to explore the background to school destinations. Overall, we find different expectations underlying the two strands of policy and show how a more detailed understanding of context helps those supporting or judging schools.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education and Lifelong Learning
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2013 05:40
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 21:53
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/43241
DOI: 10.1080/02680939.2013.783933

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