Engines of Privilege
Engines of Privilege

Engines of Privilege

Britain'S Private School Problem

David Kynaston

(author)

,

Francis Green

(author)

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`Thoroughly researched and written with such calm authority, yet makes you want to scream with righteous indignation' John O'Farrell Britain's private, fee-paying schools are institutions where children from affluent families have their privileges further entrenched through a high-quality, richly-resourced education. Engines of Privilege contends that, in a society that mouths the virtues of equality of opportunity, of fairness and of social cohesion, the educational apartheid separating private schools from our state schools deploys our national educational resources unfairly; blocks social mobility; reproduces privilege down the generations; and underpins a damaging democratic deficit in our society. Francis Green and David Kynaston carefully examine options for change, while drawing on the valuable lessons of history. Clear, vigorous prose is combined with forensic analysis to powerful effect, illuminating the painful contrast between the importance of private schools in British society and the near-absence of serious, policy-shaping debate.
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Book publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication date 19 Sep 2019
Format Paperback
Pages 336
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