Sarah Burton on ‘Collisions, Coalitions and Riotous Subjects: The Riots One Year On’

A Conference Report for GEA
Recently I had the pleasure of attending Collisions, Coalitions and Riotous Subjects:The London Riots one year on. The riots in August 2012 came just as I was preparing to begin my teacher training; I was fascinated by the reporting of the disturbance and violence as emanating from a disenfranchised, feral youth, […]

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Modern Girlhoods: Growing up in the 21st Century

Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
Wednesday 8th February 2012
10.30-5pm

The Gender & Education Association with the Centre of Youth Work Studies and the Educational Department at Brunel University, and the British Sociological Association’s Youth Study Group are holding a 1 day seminar on Modern Girlhoods on 8th February 2012.
Recent years have seen a growing interest in the social […]

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Professor Becky Francis – Gender and Social Justice in Education: Current Issues and Future Agendas

[ October 27, 2011; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Thursday 27th October 2011

Lancaster University

4.30-6pm followed by a drinks reception

Sponsored by GEA and the Centre for Social Justice and Wellbeing, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University

Various injurious effects of schooling have been documented in the literature over the years, leading some theorists to characterise schooling as damaging. Professor Francis will consider some of the […]

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