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Truancy : UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Education OUP - Pat Carlen

Truancy

UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Education OUP

Paperback Published: 1st June 1992
ISBN: 9780335096145
Number Of Pages: 224

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This text explores the ethnography of truancy in its educational, political, legal, economic and ideological contexts. It attempts to discover how absences may be construed; what absentees from school actually do; and who is responsible for them.

Acknowledgements
Authorship
Abbreviations
Introductionp. 1
Truancy and compulsory schooling: a socio-historical accountp. 11
Researching school attendancep. 50
Modes of regulationp. 81
Modes of resistancep. 125
Schooling, truancy and the new ERAp. 159
Appendix 1p. 181
Appendix 2p. 193
Referencesp. 199
Name indexp. 211
Subject indexp. 214
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ISBN: 9780335096145
ISBN-10: 033509614X
Series: UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Education OUP
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st June 1992
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.5  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.36