Tag: Education book reviews

Book Review: Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University Admissions, Experiences and Outcomes edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram and Michael R.M. Ward

Rose Deller , October 15th, 2019


In Higher Education and Social Inequalities, Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram and Michael R.M. Ward bring together contributors to explore and evidence how university admissions, experiences and outcomes…


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Book Review: Refugees in Higher Education: Debate, Discourse and Practice by Jacqueline Stevenson and Sally Baker

Rose Deller , June 20th, 2019


20 June is World Refugee Day. In their new book Refugees in Higher Education: Debate, Discourse and Practice, Jacqueline Stevenson and Sally Baker offer a comprehensive discussion of…


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Book Review: Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain by Robert Verkaik

Rose Deller , June 3rd, 2019


In Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain, Robert Verkaik explores the role that public schooling plays in reproducing inequality in Britain, showing how public schools enable wealthy…


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LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2018 (Part One)

Rose Deller , December 19th, 2018


Image Credit: (Pixabay CC0) What were you reading in 2018 on LSE Review of Books? In Part One of our review of the year, we count down the 12…


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Book Review: White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society by Kalwant Bhopal

Rose Deller , August 22nd, 2018


In White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society, Kalwant Bhopal draws on statistics and interview-based case studies to explore how Black and Minority Ethnic people in the UK and…


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Book Review: Race, Education and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies and a Culture of Migration by Sin Yee Koh

Rose Deller , July 17th, 2018


In Race, Education and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies and a Culture of Migration, Sin Yee Koh offers a study of the migratory trajectories of tertiary-educated mobile Malays…


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Book Review: Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes by Diane Reay

Rose Deller , March 22nd, 2018


In Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes, Diane Reay draws on interviews with over 500 children to explore the class inequalities that persist in UK education today from the…


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Book Review: The Toxic University: Zombie Leadership, Academic Rock Stars and Neoliberal Ideology by John Smyth

Rose Deller , January 19th, 2018


In The Toxic University: Zombie Leadership, Academic Rock Stars and Neoliberal Ideology, John Smyth offers a critical reading of the pathological state of higher education today, diagnosing this as th…


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