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Never has there been such an urgent need for educational research that tackles our understanding of global forces

Douglas Bourn. The impact of Globalisation on societies, economies and political systems has never been greater than it is today. Brexit, the rise of xenophobia and extreme forms of nationalism in Europe and the Trump phenomenon are in part due

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Evaluating social interventions: What works? In whose terms? And how do we know it works?

Sandy Oliver What do farmers attending schools in the African fields have in common with women attending maternity clinics in England? Both groups have played a role in rigorous academic research. They have influenced studies evaluating programmes that were designed

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