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Teachers' Lives And Careers : Contemporary Analysis in Education Series - Stephen J. Ball

Teachers' Lives And Careers

Contemporary Analysis in Education Series

By: Stephen J. Ball (Editor), Professor Ivor Goodson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 24th September 1985
ISBN: 9781850000297
Number Of Pages: 274

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This volume explores the contemporary situation of teachers' careers and teachers' lives in the context of falling roles, educational cuts and government demands for fundamental change in educational processes.

Introductionp. vi
Understanding Teachers: Concepts and Contextsp. 1
The Life Cycle of the Teacherp. 27
Critical Incidents in the Classroom: Identities, Choices and Careersp. 61
Teacher Status Panic: Moving Up the Down Escalatorp. 78
'The Tender Trap?' Commitment and Consciousness in Entrants to Teachingp. 89
Reference Groups in Primary Teaching: Talking, Listening and Identityp. 105
Referencesp. 118
Paints, Pots or Promotion? Art Teachers' Attitudes towards Their Careersp. 120
Notesp. 136
Referencesp. 137
Concord Sixth Form College: the Possibility of School without Conflictp. 138
Referencesp. 156
Institutional Change and Career Histories in a Comprehensive Schoolp. 158
Educational Innovators: a Decade and a Half Laterp. 180
Pupils, Teachers' Careers and Schooling: an Empirical Studyp. 202
Author Indexp. 269
Subject Indexp. 274
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ISBN: 9781850000297
ISBN-10: 1850000298
Series: Contemporary Analysis in Education Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 24th September 1985
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1

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