Category Archives: Social inclusion

The Sociology of Social Inclusion

This article looks at social inclusion from a sociological perspective. It argues that sociology complements biological and other natural order explanations of social stratification. The article interrogates a variety of forms of social integration, including ostracism within 5th century B.C. … Continue reading

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Social Inclusion in the Family Support Sector

Read While principles that promote respect, participation and equity have long formed the philosophical basis of social services, there is a growing trend to systemise these principles via social inclusion frameworks and strategies. This briefing paper summarises some of the … Continue reading

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Using Digital Technologies to promote Inclusive Practices in Education – A Handbook

Read The purpose of the handbook is to provide educators with guidance on using digital technologies to promote inclusive practices in schools and colleges. Case studies have been chosen to illustrate the potential impact digital technologies can make by widening … Continue reading

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The Open Book of Social Innovation

This book is about the many ways in which people are creating new and more effective answers to the biggest challenges of our times: how to cut our carbon footprint; how to keep people healthy; and how to end poverty. … Continue reading

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Living in the Age of Imposed Amnesia: The Eclipse of Democratic Formative Culture

Living in the Age of Imposed Amnesia: The Eclipse of Democratic Formative Culture The importance of formative culture as a mode of civic education in the shaping of democratic values and critical agents can be found in the work of … Continue reading

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e-Inclusion – Learning Difficulties and Digital Technologies

This review focuses specifically on the use of digital technologies to enable children with learning difficulties to learn effectively. Its goal is to move beyond some of the hype and marketing rhetoric that sometimes characterises this field and to ask … Continue reading

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Gender as an entry point for addressing Social Exclusion and multiple disparities in Education

This paper proposes that multiple disparities in education might be best addressed by working through gender. It provides an exploration of the gender disparities pointing out links to the social and educational exclusion of marginalised groups. The discussion is structured … Continue reading

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