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Geoff Whitty

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Personal statement

Geoff Whitty was Director of the London Institute of Education, one of the world’s leading graduate schools of education, from 2000-2010. He currently holds a Research Professorship at Bath Spa University and a Global Innovation Chair at the University of Newcastle in Australia. Two of his books (co-authored with others) were named among 40 landmark studies that have had a significant impact on educational research and policy over the past 40 years. His latest book, Research and Policy in Education: Evidence, Ideology and Impact, was published by UCL IOE Press in 2016. In 2011, Geoff was awarded a CBE for services to teacher education.

Academic qualifications

  • MA Cambridge
  • MA London
  • DLit London
  • Hon DEd UWE
  • Hon EdD HKIE
  • PGCE London.

 

 

Professional memberships

  • FAcSS
  • FCoT
  • FRSA
  • FSES
  • FHEA
  • FAERA.

Other external roles

  • Director Emeritus, UCL Institute of Education
  • Global Innovation Chair, University of Newcastle, Australia
  • Hon Research Fellow, University of Oxford
  • Visiting Professor, University of Bath
  • Visiting Professor, University of Birmingham
  • Visiting Professor, University of Bedfordshire.

Teaching specialism

  • Sociology of Education
  • Education Policy Studies.

Current scholarship

Adviser to Diversity in Teacher Education Research Programme at BSU; Co-investigator on British Academy project on the nature of Education Studies in Different Jurisdictions, based at University of Oxford; Co-investigator on projects on equity in higher education and teacher education at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

Research and academic outputs

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Knowledge and the study of education: an international exploration
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Whitty, G and Furlong, J, eds. (2017) Knowledge and the study of education: an international exploration. Symposium, Didcot, pp. 255-274. ISBN 9781873927977


Research and policy in education: evidence, ideology and impact
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Whitty, G (2016) Research and policy in education: evidence, ideology and impact. Bedford Way Papers . UCL IOE Press, London. ISBN 9781782770848


Education and the middle class
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Whitty, G, Power, S and Wigfall, V (2003) Education and the middle class. Open University Press, Buckingham. ISBN 0335205569


Making sense of education policy: studies in the sociology and politics of education
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Whitty, G (2002) Making sense of education policy: studies in the sociology and politics of education. Paul Chapman, London. ISBN 9780761974512


Teacher education in transition: re-forming professionalism?
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Whitty, G and Furlong, J (2000) Teacher education in transition: re-forming professionalism? Developing teacher education . Open University Press, Buckingham. ISBN 0335200400


Devolution and choice in education: the school, the state, and the market
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Whitty, G, Halpin, D and Power, S (1998) Devolution and choice in education: the school, the state, and the market. Open University Press, Buckingham. ISBN 0335197124


Learning about AIDS: scientific and social issues
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Whitty, G, Aggleton, P, Rivers, K and Warwick, I (1994) Learning about AIDS: scientific and social issues. Churchill Livingstone, in association with the Health Education Authority, Edinburgh. ISBN 044305178X


Specialisation and choice in urban education: the city technology college experiment
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Whitty, G, Edwards, T and Gewirtz, S (1993) Specialisation and choice in urban education: the city technology college experiment. Routledge, London. ISBN 0415085276


The state and private education: an evaluation of the Assisted Places Scheme
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Whitty, G, Edwards, A.D and Fitz, J (1989) The state and private education: an evaluation of the Assisted Places Scheme. Falmer, London. ISBN 1850005672


Sociology and school knowledge: curriculum theory, research and politics
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Whitty, G (1985) Sociology and school knowledge: curriculum theory, research and politics. Education paperbacks . Methuen, London. ISBN 041636960X


Society, state and schooling: readings on the possibilities for radical education
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Whitty, G and Young, M.F.D (1977) Society, state and schooling: readings on the possibilities for radical education. Politics and education series . Falmer Press, Ringmer. ISBN 0905273028


Sociology: the choice at A level
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Whitty, G and Gleeson, D (1976) Sociology: the choice at A level. Issues in sociology, politics and education . Studies in Education, Driffield. ISBN 090548407X


Explorations in the politics of school knowledge
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Whitty, G and Young, M.F.D (1976) Explorations in the politics of school knowledge. Issues in sociology, politics and education . Studies in Education, Driffield. ISBN 0905484002


Developments in social studies teaching
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Whitty, G and Gleeson, D (1976) Developments in social studies teaching. The changing classroom . Open Books, London. ISBN 0729100995


Politics and policy changes in minority education in China: the case of Xin Yang
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Yan, F and Whitty, G (2017) 'Politics and policy changes in minority education in China: the case of Xin Yang.' In: Race, R, ed. Advancing multicultural dialogues in education. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, pp. 313-333. ISBN 9783319605579


Taking subject knowledge out and putting it back in again? A journey in the company of Michael Young
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Whitty, G (2017) 'Taking subject knowledge out and putting it back in again? A journey in the company of Michael Young.' In: Guile, D, Lambert, D and Reiss, M.J, eds. Sociology, curriculum studies and professional knowledge: new perspectives on the work of Michael Young. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 17-30. ISBN 9781138675834


‘Closing the achievement gap’ in English cities and towns in the twenty-first century
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Whitty, G and Anders, J (2017) '‘Closing the achievement gap’ in English cities and towns in the twenty-first century.' In: Pink, W.T and Noblit, G.W, eds. Second international handbook of urban education. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 1079-1101. ISBN 9783319403175


My life with the sociology of education
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Whitty, G (2016) 'My life with the sociology of education.' In: Sadovnik, A.R and Coughlin, R.W, eds. Leaders in the sociology of education: intellectual self-portraits. Sense, Rotterdam, pp. 287-300. ISBN 9789463007153


The growth of participation in higher education in England
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Whitty, G, Hayton, A and Tang, S (2016) 'The growth of participation in higher education in England.' In: Burke, P.J, ed. Widening participation in higher education: international perspectives. Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education Occasional Paper (1). Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, pp. 20-31.


Towards inter-cultural education in Xinjiang, Northwest China?
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Yan, F and Whitty, G (2016) 'Towards inter-cultural education in Xinjiang, Northwest China?' In: Bash, L and Coulby, D, eds. Establishing a culture of intercultural education: essays and papers in honour of Jagdish Gundara. Cambridge Scholars, Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 121-153. ISBN 781443890021


Selective, comprehensive and diversified secondary schooling in England: a brief history
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Whitty, G and Power, S (2015) 'Selective, comprehensive and diversified secondary schooling in England: a brief history.' In: de Waal, A, ed. The ins and outs of selective secondary schools: a debate. Civitas, London, pp. 9-28. ISBN 9781906837716


Postgraduate education: overlooked and forgotten?
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Whitty, G and Mullan, P (2013) 'Postgraduate education: overlooked and forgotten?' In: Callender, C and Scott, P, eds. Browne and beyond: modernizing English higher education. Bedford Way papers (42). IOE Press, London, pp. 173-194. ISBN 9781782770237


Narrowing the achievement gap: policy and practice in England, 1997–2010
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Whitty, G and Anders, J (2013) 'Narrowing the achievement gap: policy and practice in England, 1997–2010.' In: Clark, J.V, ed. Closing the achievement gap from an international perspective: transforming STEM for effective education. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 163-191. ISBN 9789400743564


Policy tourism and policy borrowing in education: a trans-Atlantic case study
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Whitty, G (2012) 'Policy tourism and policy borrowing in education: a trans-Atlantic case study.' In: Steiner-Khamsi, G and Waldow, F, eds. World yearbook of education 2012 : policy borrowing and lending in education. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 354-370. ISBN 9780415615242


Pupil empowerment in schools: limits and possibilities
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Whitty, G (2011) 'Pupil empowerment in schools: limits and possibilities.' In: Panikkar, K.N and Bhaskaran Nair, M, eds. Emerging trends in higher education in India : concepts and practices. Longman Pearson, Delhi, pp. 93-103. ISBN 9788131758014


Securing the future of postgraduate education
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Whitty, G (2011) 'Securing the future of postgraduate education.' In: Coiffait, L, ed. Blue skies: new thinking about the future of higher education - a collection of short articles by leading commentators. Pearson, London, pp. 99-102. ISBN 9780997863789


Marketization and post-marketization in contemporary education policy
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Whitty, G (2010) 'Marketization and post-marketization in contemporary education policy.' In: Kauko, J, Rinne, R and Kynkäänniemi, H, eds. Restructuring the truth of schooling : essays on discursive practices in the sociology and politics of education - a festschrift for Hannu Simola. Research in educational sciences (48). Finnish Educational Research Association, Jyväskylä. ISBN 9789525401509


Quality and impact in educational research: some lessons from England under New Labour
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Whitty, G (2009) 'Quality and impact in educational research: some lessons from England under New Labour.' In: Besley, T.A.C, ed. Assessing the quality of educational research in higher education : international perspectives. Educational futures (29). Sense, Rotterdam, pp. 137-156. ISBN 9789087907068


Changing modes of teacher professionalism: traditional, managerial, collaborative and democratic
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Whitty, G (2008) 'Changing modes of teacher professionalism: traditional, managerial, collaborative and democratic.' In: Cunningham, B, ed. Exploring professionalism. Bedford Way papers (33). Institute of Education, University of London, London, pp. 28-49. ISBN 9780854738052


Karl Mannheim (1893-1947)
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Whitty, G (2004) 'Karl Mannheim (1893-1947).' In: Matthew, H.C.G and Harrison, B, eds. Oxford dictionary of national biography : from the earliest times to the year 2000. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780198614111


Quasi-markets in education
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Whitty, G (2002) 'Quasi-markets in education.' In: Levinson, D.L, Cookson, P.W and Sadovnik, A.R, eds. Education and sociology : an encyclopedia. RoutledgeFalmer, London, pp. 473-484. ISBN 9780815316152


Vultures and third ways : recovering Mannheim's legacy for today
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Whitty, G (2001) 'Vultures and third ways : recovering Mannheim's legacy for today.' In: Demaine, J, ed. Sociology of education today. Palgrave, Basingstoke, pp. 206-222. ISBN 9780333778289


Devolution and choice in education: the research evidence to date
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Whitty, G and Power, S (2001) 'Devolution and choice in education: the research evidence to date.' In: Oelkers, J, ed. Futures of education: essays from an interdisciplinary symposium. Peter Lang AG, Bern, pp. 153-178. ISBN 9783906758695


Moving back from comprehensive education?
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Whitty, G, Edwards, T and Power, S (2000) 'Moving back from comprehensive education?' In: Demaine, J, ed. Education policy and contemporary politics. Palgrave Macmillan, Gordonsville, pp. 30-43. ISBN 9780333682500


Can school improvement overcome the effects of disadvantage?
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Whitty, G and Mortimore, P (2000) 'Can school improvement overcome the effects of disadvantage?' In: Cox, T, ed. Combating educational disadvantage : meeting the needs of vulnerable children. Falmer, London, pp. 156-176. ISBN 9780750709019


New schools for new times? Notes towards a sociology of recent education reform
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Whitty, G, Gewirtz, S and Edwards, T (2000) 'New schools for new times? Notes towards a sociology of recent education reform.' In: Popkewitz, T.S, ed. Educational knowledge : changing relationships between the state, civil society, and the educational community. SUNY series, frontiers in education . State University of New York Press, Albany, pp. 111-129. ISBN 9780791444030


Training in turmoil: researching initial teacher education in England in the 1990s
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Whitty, G, Furlong, J, Barton, L, Miles, S and Whiting, C (2000) 'Training in turmoil: researching initial teacher education in England in the 1990s.' In: Scott, A and Freeman-Moir, J, eds. Tomorrow's teachers : international and critical perspectives on teacher education. Canterbury University Press in association with Christchurch College of Education, Christchurch, pp. 11-42. ISBN 9780908812684


Sociology of education and urban education policy
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Whitty, G (2000) 'Sociology of education and urban education policy.' In: McClafferty, K.A, Torres, C.A, Mitchell, T.R and Apple, M.W, eds. Challenges of urban education : sociological perspectives for the next century. State University of New York Press, Albany, pp. 79-96. ISBN 9780791444337


Market forces and school cultures
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Whitty, G and Power, S (1999) 'Market forces and school cultures.' In: Prosser, J, ed. School culture. Sage, pp. 15-30. ISBN 9781853963773


New Right and New Labour: continuity and change in education policy
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Whitty, G (1999) 'New Right and New Labour: continuity and change in education policy.' In: Kastendiek, H, Stinshoff, R and Sturm, R, eds. The return of Labour : a turning point in British politics? Veröffentlichung / Arbeitskreis Deutsche England-Forschung (42). Philo, Bodenheim, pp. 191-206. ISBN 9783825701383


Structuring the postmodern in education policy
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Whitty, G and Apple, M (1999) 'Structuring the postmodern in education policy.' In: Hill, D, McLaren, P, Cole, M and Rikowski, G, eds. Postmodernism in educational theory : education and the politics of human resistance. Tufnell, London, pp. 67-87. ISBN 9781872767819


Education and health inequalities
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Whitty, G, Aggleton, P, Gamarnikow, E and Tyrer, P (1999) 'Education and health inequalities.' In: Gordon, D, Shaw, M, Dorling, D and Smith, G.D, eds. Inequalities in health : the evidence presented to the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health, chaired by Sir Donald Acheson. Studies in poverty, inequality and social exclusion . Policy, Bristol, pp. 138-147. ISBN 9781861341747


School improvement: a remedy for social exclusion?
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Whitty, G and Mortimore, P (1999) 'School improvement: a remedy for social exclusion?' In: Hayton, A, ed. Tackling disaffection and social exclusion : education perspectives and policies. The future of education from 14+ . Kogan Page, London, pp. 80-94. ISBN 9780749428891


Health, housing and education: tackling multiple disadvantage
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Whitty, G, Power, S, Gamarnikow, E, Aggleton, P, Tyrer, P and Youdell, D (1999) 'Health, housing and education: tackling multiple disadvantage.' In: Hayton, A, ed. Tackling disaffection and social exclusion : education perspectives and policies. The future of education from 14+ . Kogan Page, London, pp. 67-79. ISBN 978-0749428891


Doubly disadvantaged: education and the homeless child
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Whitty, G, Power, S and Youdell, D (1999) 'Doubly disadvantaged: education and the homeless child.' In: Vostanis, P and Cumella, S, eds. Homeless children : problems and needs. Jessica Kingsley, London, pp. 130-141. ISBN 9781853025952


Refugees, asylum seekers and the housing crisis: no place to learn
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Whitty, G, Power, S and Youdell, D (1998) 'Refugees, asylum seekers and the housing crisis: no place to learn.' In: Jones, C and Rutter, J, eds. Refugee education: mapping the field. Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent. ISBN 9781858560557


Self-managing schools in the marketplace: the experience of England, the USA and New Zealand
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Whitty, G, Halpin, D and Power, S (1998) 'Self-managing schools in the marketplace: the experience of England, the USA and New Zealand.' In: Bartlett, W, Roberts, J.A and Le Grand, J, eds. A revolution in social policy : quasi-market reforms in the 1990s. Policy, Bristol, pp. 95-108. ISBN 9781861341112


Citizens or consumers? Continuity and change in contemporary education policy
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Whitty, G (1998) 'Citizens or consumers? Continuity and change in contemporary education policy.' In: Carlson, D and Apple, M.W, eds. Power, knowledge, pedagogy : the meaning of democratic education in unsettling times. The edge, critical studies in educational theory . Westview Press, Boulder, pp. 92-109. ISBN 9780813390260


[Interview with] Geoff Whitty
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Whitty, G and Torres, C.A (1997) '[Interview with] Geoff Whitty.' In: Torres, C.A, ed. Education, power, and personal biography : dialogues with critical educators. Routledge, London, pp. 241-262. ISBN 9780415911795


School autonomy and parental choice: consumer rights versus citizen rights in education policy in Britain
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Whitty, G (1997) 'School autonomy and parental choice: consumer rights versus citizen rights in education policy in Britain.' In: Bridges, D, ed. Education, autonomy and democratic citizenship : philosophy in a changing world. Routledge international studies in the philosophy of education (2). Routledge, London, pp. 87-98. ISBN 9780415153348


Recent education reform: is it a postmodern phenomenon?
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Whitty, G (1997) 'Recent education reform: is it a postmodern phenomenon?' In: Farnen, R.F and Sünker, H, eds. The politics, sociology and economics of education: interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives. Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 252-270. ISBN 9780333683774


Diversity and complexity: becoming a teacher in England in 2015-16
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Whiting, C, Whitty, G, Menter, I, Black, P, Hordern, J, Parfitt, A, Reynolds, K and Sorensen, N (2018) 'Diversity and complexity: becoming a teacher in England in 2015-16.' Review of Education, 6 (1). pp. 69-96. ISSN 2049-6613


Education in England – a testbed for network governance?
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Whitty, G and Wisby, E (2016) 'Education in England – a testbed for network governance?' Oxford Review of Education, 42 (3). pp. 316-329. ISSN 0305-4985


Getting into Uni in England and Australia: who you know, what you know or knowing the ropes?
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Whitty, G and Clement, N (2015) 'Getting into Uni in England and Australia: who you know, what you know or knowing the ropes?' International Studies in Widening Participation, 2 (2). pp. 44-55. ISSN 2203-8841


Who you know, what you know and knowing the ropes: a review of evidence about access to higher education institutions in England
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Whitty, G, Hayton, A and Tang, S (2015) 'Who you know, what you know and knowing the ropes: a review of evidence about access to higher education institutions in England.' Review of Education. ISSN 2049-6613


(How) did New Labour narrow the achievement and participation gap?
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Whitty, G and Anders, J (2014) '(How) did New Labour narrow the achievement and participation gap?' LLAKES Research Paper, 46. pp. 1-57. ISSN 2042-5929


Tributes to Jean Anyon
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Whitty, G, Weis, L, David, M and Apple, M (2014) 'Tributes to Jean Anyon.' British Journal of Sociology of Education, 35 (3). pp. 449-456. ISSN 0142-5692


Recent developments in teacher training and their consequences for the ‘University Project’ in education
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Whitty, G (2014) 'Recent developments in teacher training and their consequences for the ‘University Project’ in education.' Oxford Review of Education, 40 (4). pp. 466-481. ISSN 0305-4985


A life with the sociology of education
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Whitty, G (2012) 'A life with the sociology of education.' British Journal of Educational Studies, 60 (1). pp. 65-75. ISSN 0007-1005


Social trajectories or disrupted identities? Changing and competing models of teacher professionalism under New Labour
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Whitty, G and Leaton Gray, S (2010) 'Social trajectories or disrupted identities? Changing and competing models of teacher professionalism under New Labour.' Cambridge Journal of Education, 40 (1). pp. 5-23. ISSN 0305-764X


Private education and disadvantage: the experiences of Assisted Place holders
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Whitty, G, Power, S, Curtis, A and Edwards, T (2010) 'Private education and disadvantage: the experiences of Assisted Place holders.' International Studies in Sociology of Education, 20 (1). pp. 23-38. ISSN 0962-0214


Revisiting school knowledge: some sociological perspectives on new school curricula
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Whitty, G (2010) 'Revisiting school knowledge: some sociological perspectives on new school curricula.' European Journal of Education, 45 (1). pp. 28-45. ISSN 0141-8211


The legacy of neo-liberal school reform in England
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Whitty, G (2009) 'The legacy of neo-liberal school reform in England.' Comparative Education, 39. pp. 3-28. ISSN 0305-0068


Evaluating ‘Blair’s educational legacy?’: some comments on the special issue of Oxford Review of Education
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Whitty, G (2009) 'Evaluating ‘Blair’s educational legacy?’: some comments on the special issue of Oxford Review of Education.' Oxford Review of Education, 35 (2). pp. 267-280. ISSN 0305-4985


The contribution of John Codd to education: a commentary
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Whitty, G, Snook, I, Bates, R, Dale, R and Peters, M (2008) 'The contribution of John Codd to education: a commentary.' New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 43 (1). pp. 145-156. ISSN 0028-8276


Twenty years of progress?: English education policy 1988 to the present
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Whitty, G (2008) 'Twenty years of progress?: English education policy 1988 to the present.' Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 36 (2). pp. 165-184. ISSN 1741-1432


Whose voice? An exploration of the current policy interest in pupil involvement in school decision‐making
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Whitty, G and Wisby, E (2007) 'Whose voice? An exploration of the current policy interest in pupil involvement in school decision‐making.' International Studies in Sociology of Education, 17 (3). pp. 303-319. ISSN 0962-0214


Moving beyond recent education reform - and towards a democratic professionalism
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Whitty, G and Wisby, E (2006) 'Moving beyond recent education reform - and towards a democratic professionalism.' Hitotsubashi Journal of Social Studies, 38. pp. 43-61. ISSN 0073-280X


The social shaping of Logo
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Whitty, G, Agalianos, A and Noss, R (2006) 'The social shaping of Logo.' Social Studies of Science, 36 (2). pp. 241-267. ISSN 0306-3127


Education(al) research and education policy making: is conflict inevitable?
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Whitty, G (2006) 'Education(al) research and education policy making: is conflict inevitable?' British Educational Research Journal, 32 (2). pp. 159-176. ISSN 0141-1926


The deployment of social capital theory in educational policy and provision: the case of Education Action Zones in England
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Whitty, G, Halpin, D, Gewirtz, S, Dickson, M and Power, S (2005) 'The deployment of social capital theory in educational policy and provision: the case of Education Action Zones in England.' British Educational Research Journal, 31 (6). pp. 651-673. ISSN 0141-1926


Area-based approaches to educational regeneration
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Whitty, G, Halpin, D, Dickson, M, Power, S and Gewirtz, S (2004) 'Area-based approaches to educational regeneration.' Policy Studies, 25 (2). pp. 75-85. ISSN 0144-2872


Bernstein and the middle class
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Whitty, G and Power, S (2002) 'Bernstein and the middle class.' British Journal of Sociology of Education, 23 (4). pp. 595-606. ISSN 0142-5692


Education, social class and social exclusion
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Whitty, G (2001) 'Education, social class and social exclusion.' Journal of Education Policy, 16 (4). pp. 287-295. ISSN 0268-0939


Logo in mainstream schools: the struggle over the soul of an educational innovation
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Whitty, G, Agalianos, A and Noss, R (2001) 'Logo in mainstream schools: the struggle over the soul of an educational innovation.' British Journal of Sociology of Education, 22 (4). pp. 479-500. ISSN 0142-5692


Marketization and privatization in mass education systems
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Whitty, G and Power, S (2000) 'Marketization and privatization in mass education systems.' International Journal of Educational Development, 20 (2). pp. 93-107. ISSN 0738-0593


Diversity, choice and markets in education: benefits and costs
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Whitty, G (1999) 'Diversity, choice and markets in education: benefits and costs.' Hitotsubashi Journal of Social Studies, 31 (2). pp. 53-68. ISSN 0073-280X


Education reform and civic identity: global and national influences
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Whitty, G (1999) 'Education reform and civic identity: global and national influences.' Hitotsubashi Journal of Social Studies, 31 (1). pp. 1-18. ISSN 0073-280X


Making sense of education reform: global and national influences
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Whitty, G and Power, S (1999) 'Making sense of education reform: global and national influences.' International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, 36 (2). pp. 144-162. ISSN 0019-6398


Homelessness and education in England: toward a social reaction mode
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Whitty, G, Power, S and Youdell, D (1999) 'Homelessness and education in England: toward a social reaction mode.' Journal for Just and Caring Education, 5 (1). pp. 108-125. ISSN 1076-285X


An impact evaluation study of a community mobilisation and HIV prevention programme among gay men
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Whitty, G, Douglas, N, Warwick, I and Aggleton, P (1999) 'An impact evaluation study of a community mobilisation and HIV prevention programme among gay men.' Health Education Journal, 58 (3). pp. 280-289. ISSN 0017-8969


New Labour's education policy: first, second or third way?
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Whitty, G and Power, S (1999) 'New Labour's education policy: first, second or third way?' Journal of Education Policy, 14 (5). pp. 535-546. ISSN 0268-0939


Destined for success? Educational biographies of academically able pupils
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Whitty, G, Power, S, Edwards, T and Wigfall, V (1999) 'Destined for success? Educational biographies of academically able pupils.' Research Papers in Education, 14 (3). pp. 321-339. ISSN 0267-1522


Homophobic bullying in secondary schools in England and Wales: teachers' experiences
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Whitty, G, Douglas, N, Warwick, I, Aggleton, P and Kemp, S (1999) 'Homophobic bullying in secondary schools in England and Wales: teachers' experiences.' Health Education, 99 (2). pp. 53-60. ISSN 0965-4283


The ‘Third Way’ starts off on a test drive
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Whitty, G, Halpin, D, Gewirtz, S and Power, S (1998) 'The ‘Third Way’ starts off on a test drive.' Parliamentary Brief, 5 (7). pp. 21-22.


Education and health inequalities Input Paper 10 to the 'Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health', January 1998
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Whitty, G, Aggleton, P, Gamarnikow, E and Tyrer, P (1998) 'Education and health inequalities Input Paper 10 to the 'Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health', January 1998.' Journal of Education Policy, 13 (5). pp. 641-652. ISSN 0268-0939


School choice policies in England and the United States: an exploration of their origins and significance
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Whitty, G and Edwards, T (1998) 'School choice policies in England and the United States: an exploration of their origins and significance.' Comparative Education, 34 (2). pp. 211-227. ISSN 0305-0068


Schoolboys and schoolwork: gender identification and academic achievement
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Whitty, G, Power, S, Edwards, T and Wigfall, V (1998) 'Schoolboys and schoolwork: gender identification and academic achievement.' International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2 (2). pp. 135-153. ISSN 1360-3116


The Assisted Places Scheme: its impact and its role in privatization and marketization
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Whitty, G, Power, S and Edwards, T (1998) 'The Assisted Places Scheme: its impact and its role in privatization and marketization.' Journal of Education Policy, 13 (2). pp. 237-250. ISSN 0268-0939


Professional preparation and development for health promotion: a review of literature
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Whitty, G, Rivers, K and Aggleton, P (1998) 'Professional preparation and development for health promotion: a review of literature.' Health Education Journal, 57 (3). pp. 254-262. ISSN 0017-8969


Schools, families and academically able students: contrasting modes of involvement in secondary education
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Whitty, G, Power, S, Edwards, T and Wigfall, V (1998) 'Schools, families and academically able students: contrasting modes of involvement in secondary education.' British Journal of Sociology of Education, 19 (2). pp. 157-176. ISSN 0142-5692


Creating quasi-markets in education: a review of recent research on parental choice and school autonomy in three countries
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Whitty, G (1997) 'Creating quasi-markets in education: a review of recent research on parental choice and school autonomy in three countries.' Review of Research in Education, 22 (1). pp. 3-47. ISSN 0091-732X


Giving the 'hidden hand' a helping hand? The rhetoric and reality of neoliberal education reform in England and New Zealand
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Whitty, G and Gordon, L (1997) 'Giving the 'hidden hand' a helping hand? The rhetoric and reality of neoliberal education reform in England and New Zealand.' Comparative Education, 33 (3). pp. 453-467. ISSN 0305-0068


Managing the state and the market: 'new' education management in five countries
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Whitty, G, Halpin, D and Power, S (1997) 'Managing the state and the market: 'new' education management in five countries.' British Journal of Educational Studies, 45 (4). pp. 342-362. ISSN 0007-1005


Specialisation and selection in secondary education
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Whitty, G and Edwards, T (1997) 'Specialisation and selection in secondary education.' Oxford Review of Education, 23 (1). pp. 5-15. ISSN 0305-4985


Education reform in Great Britain: an interim review
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Whitty, G and Power, S (1997) 'Education reform in Great Britain: an interim review.' Educational Administration Quarterly, 33 (2). pp. 136-139. ISSN 0013-161X


Quasi-markets and curriculum control: making sense of recent education reform in England and Wales
article

Whitty, G and Power, S (1997) 'Quasi-markets and curriculum control: making sense of recent education reform in England and Wales.' Educational Administration Quarterly, 33 (2). pp. 219-240. ISSN 0013-161X


Social theory and education policy: the legacy of Karl Mannheim
article

Whitty, G (1997) 'Social theory and education policy: the legacy of Karl Mannheim.' British Journal of Sociology of Education, 18 (2). pp. 149-163. ISSN 0142-5692


Education policy and the sociology of education
article

Whitty, G (1997) 'Education policy and the sociology of education.' International Studies in Sociology of Education, 7 (2). pp. 121-135. ISSN 0962-0214


Re-defining partnership: revolution or reform in initial teacher education?
article

Whitty, G, Furlong, J, Whiting, C, Miles, S, Barton, L and Barrett, E (1996) 'Re-defining partnership: revolution or reform in initial teacher education?' Journal of Education for Teaching, 22 (1). pp. 39-56. ISSN 0260-7476


Teaching new subjects? The hidden curriculum of marketised education systems
article

Whitty, G and Power, S (1996) 'Teaching new subjects? The hidden curriculum of marketised education systems.' Melbourne Studies in Education, 37 (2). pp. 1-21. ISSN 0076-6275


Positive feedback
article

Whitty, G, Magee, C and Warwick, I (1994) 'Positive feedback.' Health Service Journal, 104. p. 21. ISSN 0952-2271


Teacher education and teacher professionalism in England: some emerging issues
article

Whitty, G, Barton, L, Barrett, E, Miles, S and Furlong, J (1994) 'Teacher education and teacher professionalism in England: some emerging issues.' British Journal of Sociology of Education, 15 (4). pp. 529-543. ISSN 0142-5692


Discourse in cross-curricular contexts: limits to empowerment
article

Whitty, G, Rowe, G and Aggleton, P (1994) 'Discourse in cross-curricular contexts: limits to empowerment.' International Studies in Sociology of Education, 4 (1). pp. 25-42. ISSN 0962-0214


Subjects and themes in the secondary‐school curriculum
article

Whitty, G, Rowe, G and Aggleton, P (1994) 'Subjects and themes in the secondary‐school curriculum.' Research Papers in Education, 9 (2). pp. 159-181. ISSN 0267-1522


Integration and partnership in initial teacher education: dilemmas and possibilities
article

Whitty, G, Furlong, J, Barrett, E, Barton, L and Miles, S (1994) 'Integration and partnership in initial teacher education: dilemmas and possibilities.' Research Papers in Education, 9 (3). pp. 281-301. ISSN 0267-1522


Education reform and teacher education in England in the 1990s
article

Whitty, G (1993) 'Education reform and teacher education in England in the 1990s.' Journal of Education for Teaching, 19 (4). pp. 263-275. ISSN 0260-7476


Parental choice and educational reform in Britain and the United States
article

Whitty, G and Edwards, T (1992) 'Parental choice and educational reform in Britain and the United States.' British Journal of Educational Studies, 40 (2). pp. 101-117. ISSN 0007-1005


City technology colleges: schooling for the Thatcher generation?
article

Whitty, G, Gewirtz, S and Edwards, T (1992) 'City technology colleges: schooling for the Thatcher generation?' British Journal of Educational Studies, 40 (3). pp. 207-217. ISSN 0007-1005


Quality control in teacher education
article

Whitty, G (1992) 'Quality control in teacher education.' British Journal of Educational Studies, 40 (1). pp. 38-50. ISSN 0007-1005


Experiencing CATE: the impact of accreditation upon initial training institutions in England
article

Whitty, G, Barton, L and Pollard, A (1992) 'Experiencing CATE: the impact of accreditation upon initial training institutions in England.' Journal of Education for Teaching, 18 (1). pp. 41-57. ISSN 0260-7476


Initial teacher education in England and Wales: a survey of current practices and concerns
article

Whitty, G, Barrett, E, Barton, L, Furlong, J, Galvin, C and Miles, S (1992) 'Initial teacher education in England and Wales: a survey of current practices and concerns.' Cambridge Journal of Education, 22 (3). pp. 293-306. ISSN 0305-764X


New routes to qualified teacher status
article

Whitty, G, Barrett, E, Barton, L, Furlong, J, Galvin, C and Miles, S (1992) 'New routes to qualified teacher status.' Cambridge Journal of Education, 22 (3). pp. 323-335. ISSN 0305-764X


Researching a policy in progress: the city technology colleges initiative
article

Whitty, G, Edwards, T and Gewirtz, S (1992) 'Researching a policy in progress: the city technology colleges initiative.' Research Papers in Education, 7 (1). pp. 79-104. ISSN 0267-1522


Competence‐based teacher education: approaches and issues
article

Whitty, G and Willmott, E (1991) 'Competence‐based teacher education: approaches and issues.' Cambridge Journal of Education, 21 (3). pp. 309-318. ISSN 0305-764X


Creeping privatization and its implications for schooling in the inner city
article

Whitty, G (1990) 'Creeping privatization and its implications for schooling in the inner city.' The Urban Review, 22 (2). pp. 101-114. ISSN 0042-0972


The reopening of the GCSE ‘Settlement’: recent developments in the politics of school examinations
article

Whitty, G and Bowe, R (1989) 'The reopening of the GCSE ‘Settlement’: recent developments in the politics of school examinations.' British Journal of Sociology of Education, 10 (4). pp. 403-415. ISSN 0142-5692


The Assisted Places Scheme: an ambiguous case of privatization
article

Whitty, G, Fitz, J and Edwards, T (1989) 'The Assisted Places Scheme: an ambiguous case of privatization.' British Journal of Educational Studies, 37 (3). p. 222. ISSN 0007-1005


The New Right and the national curriculum: state control or market forces?
article

Whitty, G (1989) 'The New Right and the national curriculum: state control or market forces?' Journal of Education Policy, 4 (4). pp. 329-341. ISSN 0268-0939


Lessons of Thatcherism: education policy in England and Wales 1979-88
article

Whitty, G and Menter, I (1988) 'Lessons of Thatcherism: education policy in England and Wales 1979-88.' Journal of Law and Society, 16 (1). pp. 42-64. ISSN 1467-6478


Curriculum research and curricular politics
article

Whitty, G (1987) 'Curriculum research and curricular politics.' British Journal of Sociology of Education, 8 (2). pp. 109-117. ISSN 0142-5692


Beneficiaries, benefits and costs: an investigation of the Assisted Places Scheme
article

Whitty, G, Fitz, J and Edwards, T (1986) 'Beneficiaries, benefits and costs: an investigation of the Assisted Places Scheme.' Research Papers in Education, 1 (3). pp. 169-193. ISSN 0267-1522


Radical theory and practice in urban education
article

Whitty, G (1986) 'Radical theory and practice in urban education.' The Review of Education, 12 (3). pp. 172-176. ISSN 0098-5597


Recent American and Australian approaches to the sociology and politics of education
article

Whitty, G (1986) 'Recent American and Australian approaches to the sociology and politics of education.' Educational Theory, 36 (1). pp. 81-85. ISSN 0013-2004


Private schools and public funding: a comparison of recent policies in England and Australia
article

Whitty, G, Edwards, T and Fitz, J (1985) 'Private schools and public funding: a comparison of recent policies in England and Australia.' Comparative Education, 21 (1). pp. 29-45. ISSN 0305-0068


Rebels without a cause? Socialization and subcultural style among the children of the new middle classes
article

Whitty, G and Aggleton, P.J (1985) 'Rebels without a cause? Socialization and subcultural style among the children of the new middle classes.' Sociology of Education, 58 (1). p. 60. ISSN 00380407


From reproduction to transformation: recent radical perspectives on the curriculum from the USA
article

Whitty, G and Arnot, M (1982) 'From reproduction to transformation: recent radical perspectives on the curriculum from the USA.' British Journal of Sociology of Education, 3 (1). pp. 93-103. ISSN 0142-5692


School texts, the hidden curriculum and the curriculum-in-use
article

Whitty, G and Arnot, M (1982) 'School texts, the hidden curriculum and the curriculum-in-use.' Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 3 (1). pp. 1-21. ISSN 0159-6306


Society, social justice, and social/political education
article

Whitty, G (1981) 'Society, social justice, and social/political education.' Teaching Political Science, 8 (3). pp. 261-280. ISSN 0092-2013


A context for critical education?
article

Whitty, G (1981) 'A context for critical education?' Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2 (1). pp. 53-62. ISSN 0159-6306


Knowledge and the study of education: an international exploration
conference_item

Whitty, G (2017) Knowledge and the study of education: an international exploration. In: BESA 13th Annual Conference, 29 - 30 June 2017, Liverpool, UK.


Improving teaching: some lessons for the UK from Australia
conference_item

Whitty, G and Gore, J (2017) Improving teaching: some lessons for the UK from Australia. In: Professorial Lecture Series 2016-17, 17 May 2017, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK.


Charting equity in higher education: drawing the global access map
commissioned_report

Atherton, G, Dumangane, C and Whitty, G (2016) Charting equity in higher education: drawing the global access map. Pearson, London. ISBN 9780992425746


Towards a new topography of ITT: a profile of Initial Teacher Training in England 2015-16. An Occasional Paper from the IFE No.1
commissioned_report

Whiting, C, Black, P, Hordern, J, Parfitt, A, Reynolds, K, Sorensen, N and Whitty, G (2016) Towards a new topography of ITT: a profile of Initial Teacher Training in England 2015-16. An Occasional Paper from the IFE No.1. Bath Spa University, Institute for Education, Bath. ISBN 9780992633899


Review of developments in inclusive schooling (2001)
commissioned_report

Whitty, G, Campbell, C, Gillborn, D, Lunt, I, Sammons, P, Vincent, C, Warren, S and Robertson, P (2001) Review of developments in inclusive schooling (2001). Scottish Executive Education Department.


Improving teaching: some lessons for the UK from Australia [blog post]
other

Whitty, G and Gore, J (2017) Improving teaching: some lessons for the UK from Australia [blog post]. International Education News.


The crisis in teacher education: a European concern? [book review]
other

Whitty, G (1996) The crisis in teacher education: a European concern? [book review]. Teachers College Record, 97 (3). pp. 486-488. ISSN 1467-9620


Learning to teach [book review]
other

Whitty, G (1990) Learning to teach [book review]. Sociology, 24 (3). pp. 534-535. ISSN 0038-0385


Different by design: the context and character of three magnet schools [book review]
other

Whitty, G (1989) Different by design: the context and character of three magnet schools [book review]. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 21 (3). pp. 281-284. ISSN 0022-0272


Theory and resistance in education: a pedagogy for the opposition [book review]
other

Whitty, G (1985) Theory and resistance in education: a pedagogy for the opposition [book review]. Harvard Educational Review, 55 (2). pp. 233-235. ISSN 1943-5045


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