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2018

Performance, Choice and Social Class: Theorising Inequalities in Educational Opportunity

Thompson, R., 25 May 2018, Education and Working-Class Youth : Reshaping the Politics of Inclusion. Simmons, R. & Smyth, J. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 79-103 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

action theory
educational opportunity
social class
performance
class position

Practical Teaching

Dixon, E., Harvey, J., Kidder, J., Philip, D., Powell, D., Ryan, A., Thompson, R. & Timmins, S., 11 Oct 2018, Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Theory and Practice . Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 3rd ed. Open University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Teacher Education for Lifelong Learning

Powell, D., Fulford, A., Robinson, D. & Thompson, R., 11 Oct 2018, Teaching in Lifelong Learning : A Guide to Theory and Practice . Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 3rd ed. London: Open University Press, p. 18-27 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Explaining inequality? Rational action theories of educational decision making.

Thompson, R., 25 Nov 2016, Access to Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Contemporary Challenges. Mountford-Zimdars, A. & Harrison, N. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 67-84 18 p. (Research into higher education).

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action theory
educational inequality
sociology of education
decision making
social stratification
2015

Introduction to the lifelong learning sector

Fisher, R., Simmons, R. & Thompson, R., 2015, Teaching in lifelong learning: A guide to theory and practice. Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Open University Press, p. 3-17 14 p.

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Practical teaching

Dixon, E., Harvey, J., Powell, D., Thompson, R. & Williamson, S., 2015, Teaching in lifelong learning: A guide to theory and practice. Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Open University Press, p. 127-154 28 p.

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Social mobility and post-compulsory education: revisiting Boudon's model of social opportunity

Thompson, R. & Simmons, R., 7 Dec 2015, Education and Social Mobility. Brown, P., Reay, D. & Vincent, C. (eds.). London, UK: Routledge, p. 108-129 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social opportunity
compulsory education
Social Mobility
social differentiation
labor market

The curriculum in the lifelong learning sector

Fisher, R., Fulford, A., McNicholas, B. & Thompson, R., 2015, Teaching in lifelong learning: A guide to theory and practice. Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Open University Press, p. 109-126 18 p.

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2014

Social class and participation in further education: Evidence from the Youth Cohort Study of England and Wales

Thompson, R., 22 Aug 2014, Theorizing Social Class and Education. Reay, D. & Vincent, C. (eds.). Routledge, p. 51-64 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social participation
further education
social class
middle class
evidence