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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 33, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Researching nomadic education: a Nigerian perspective

    Abdurrahman Umar & Gidado Tahir

    The emergence of nomadic education as an important sub-system of the formal educational system in many African countries is the direct consequence of the state's commitment to equalizing... More

    pp. 231-240

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  2. “Education for All” and the Rabaris of Kachchh, Western India

    Caroline Dyer

    India does not cater formally to the education of its itinerant populations, which include a large number of nomadic pastoralists. Consequently, there is a dearth of provision of, and research into... More

    pp. 241-251

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  3. The exclusionary comprehensive school system: the experience of Showground families in Scotland

    Elizabeth Jordan

    Since the introduction of a national free school system in Scotland in 1872, there has been a continuing increase in the academic achievement of the student population. Contributing factors have... More

    pp. 253-263

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  4. Partnerships depend on power-sharing: an exploration of the relationships between Fairground and Gypsy Traveller parents and their children's teachers in England

    Cathy Kiddle

    In England opportunities for Traveller children to gain access to mainstream schools have increased substantially over the past thirty years. Parents have been increasingly willing to put their... More

    pp. 265-274

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  5. Dutch bargee families: partners in early childhood education

    Ursula Scholten

    This chapter analyses current provision of early childhood education for the toddler children of Dutch itinerant bargees (that is, children who live with their parents on ships). That provision... More

    pp. 275-283

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  6. Educational practice in Australian circus, 1847–1930

    Mark St Leon

    Most of the old Australian circuses were built on a family tradition in which circus skills were developed, shared, and passed from generation to generation. Children brought up in circus families ... More

    pp. 285-295

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  7. Australian circuses as cooperative communities

    Beverley J Moriarty

    Circus communities have always held a fascination for their audiences. The color, the skill, the artistry, and the exotic animals as well as the clowns, tents, and sawdust are all part of the magic... More

    pp. 297-307

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  8. “Power/knowledge” and the educational experiences and expectations of Australian show people

    Patrick Alan Danaher & Geoffrey Radcliffe Danaher

    A Foucauldian perspective reveals how “knowledge” can be complicit with “power” in privileging some individuals and groups while marginalizing others. This crucial point should alert educational... More

    pp. 309-318

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