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Author Francis, Becky.

Title The identities and practices of high-achieving pupils : negotiating achievement and peer cultures / Becky Francis, Christine Skelton and Barbara Read.

Published New York : Continuum, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 209 pages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The policy context: educational standards and human capital -- Conceptualising high achievement: theoretical perspectives on social identity and achievement -- Enabling high achievement: the shared practices of high achieving pupils -- Boffins and geeks: the social consequences for young people constructed as too hardworking -- The challenge of balance: anxieties concerning the tension between high achievement and popularity -- High achieving and popular: the ideal neoliberal subject? -- The classroom practices adopted by pupils accomplishing popularity and high achievement -- Implications for schools.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Skelton, Christine.
Read, Barbara, 1969-
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Gifted children -- Education.
Gifted children -- Social conditions.
Academic achievement.
Academic achievement -- Sex differences.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781441157195 hardcover
9781441121561 paperback
9780826421777 PDF
9780826421777 e-book