'Nothing about us without us' Available for Free Download

In a recent issue of Race Ethnicity and Education, "Nothing about us without us" argues that "community dialogue and participation can be a central dynamic in desegregation. In a school context new forms of engagement and empowerment can lead to forms of collaboration involving staff, pupils and parents in problem identification. Such mobilisation develops forms of critical pedagogy and confidence but also needs to be linked to activist agendas which incorporate commitments to transformative change."  

The team of authors includes REF Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Marius Taba, together with Iulius Rostas of the Institute of Social Sciences, Corvinus University, Budapest, and Professor Andrew Ryder of the Centre for the Study of Poverty and Social Justice, School for Policy Studies, Bristol. 

The text of the full article is available for a limited time only here