Goodson, Ivor F. (2005) The exclusive pursuit of social inclusion Forum, 47 (2). pp. 145-150. ISSN 0963-8253Full text not available from this repository.
Despite its best intentions, social exclusion has grown rather than diminished under New Labour's education policies. In order to understand this, Ivor Goodson argues that we need to engage with the history of the formal curriculum and the long and continuing fight over what counts as proper knowledge. Taking science and environmental science as his examples, he reveals a shameful story of intellectual and social prejudice that remains with us today. Commitment to social inclusion that ignores the exclusionary nature of the curriculum which we are required to teach, will inevitably and ironically defeat attempts to undertake deep reform of a profoundly unjust and, in some respects, intellectually dishonest system of education.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Subjects:||X000 Education > X200 Education Research|
|DOI (a stable link to the resource):||10.2304/forum.2005.47.2.3|
|Faculties:||Faculty of Education and Sport > School of Education > Education Research Centre|
|Depositing User:||Miss Elizabeth Briggs|
|Date Deposited:||26 May 2010|
|Last Modified:||22 Oct 2014 14:02|
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