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Title British private schools : research on policy and practice / editor, Geoffrey Walford.
Imprint London ; Portland, OR : Woburn Press, [2003]

Series Woburn education series, 1462-2076
Woburn education series. 1462-2076
Subject Private schools -- Great Britain.
Private schools -- Government policy -- Great Britain.
Alt Name Walford, Geoffrey.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 226 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter Introduction -- part Part I HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES -- chapter 1 From Labour to New Labour: Bridging the Divide between State and Private Schooling / Ted Tapper -- chapter 2 The Trades Union Congress and the Public Schools 1870-1970 -- chapter 3 Planning Enlightenment and Dignity The Girls' Schools 1918-1958 -- chapter 4 Intakes and Examination Results at State and Private Schools / Alice Sullivan -- part Part II PRESENT-DAY PRIVATE SCHOOLS -- chapter 5 Teacher Sickness Absence in Independent Schools / Tony Bowers -- chapter 6 Use and Ornament: Girls in Former Boys' Independent Schools / Pauline Dooley -- chapter 7 Independent Schools and Charitable Status: Legal Meaning, Taxation Advantages, and Potential Removal / David Palfreyman -- chapter 8 Muslim Schools in Britain / Geoffrey Walford -- part Part III SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY CHOICE -- chapter 9 Parental Choice and Involvement: Private and State Schools / Anne West -- chapter 10 Economic Aspirations, Cultural Replication and Social Dilemmas--Interpreting Parental Choice of British Private Schools / Nick Foskett -- chapter 11 Choice or Chance: The University Challenge--How Schools Reproduce and Produce Social Capital in the Choice Process.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203494741 (electronic bk.)
9780203494745 (electronic bk.)
0713040483 (Paper)
071300228X (cloth)
OCLC # 252881793
Additional Format Print version: British private schools. London ; Portland, OR : Woburn Press, ©2003 (DLC) 2002041477

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