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BJEP and BJDP Virtual Issue: Research from Educational and Developmental Psychology on Poverty and Class

We are pleased to offer you this joint virtual issue from the British Journal of Developmental Psychology and the British Journal of Educational Psychology.

BJEP and BJDP Virtual Issue: Research from Educational and Developmental Psychology on Poverty and Class
A joint virtual issue from the British Journal of Developmental Psychology and the British Journal of Educational Psychology.Edited by Harriet Tenenbaum

This collection was compiled to dovetail with AERA’s theme of poverty and education. The first half of the selected articles in this virtual issue focus on relations between income and education and the second set on children’s views of economic inequality. The first set of selected articles address why children from low-income families may do less well in education, but also address interventions designed to improve the education of children from low-income families. The studies reported in these articles were conducted in many different countries conforming that the influence of poverty on education is important in countries as egalitarian as Sweden. Continue reading the introduction

Achievement motivation, educational attainment, cycles of disadvantage and social competence: Some longitudinal data
Cassidy, T., & Lynn, R. (1991)
British Journal Of Educational Psychology, 61(1), 1-12

Direct and indirect effects of parents’ education on reading achievement among third graders in Sweden
Myrberg, E., & Rosén, M. (2009)
British Journal Of Educational Psychology, 79(4), 695-711

School motivation and high school dropout: The mediating role of educational expectation
Fan, W., Wolters, C. A., (2012)
British Journal of Educational Psychology

Supporting early oral language skills for English language learners in inner city preschool provision
Dockrell, J. E., Stuart, M., & King, D. (2010)
British Journal Of Educational Psychology, 80(4), 497-515

Improving reading and writing learning in underprivileged pluri-ethnic settings
Armand, F., Lefrançois, P., Baron, A., Gomez, M., & Nuckle, S. (2004)
British Journal Of Educational Psychology, 74(3), 437-459

Paired reading: Effects of a parent involvement programme in a disadvantaged community in South Africa
Overett, J., & Donald, D. (1998)
British Journal Of Educational Psychology, 68(3), 347-356

Training parents to help their children read: A randomized control trial
Sylva K, Scott S, Totsika V, Ereky-Stevens K, Crook C. (2008)
British Journal Of Educational Psychology, 78(3):435-455

Children’s representation of economic inequalities: The effects of social class
Emler, N., & Dickinson, J. (1985)
British Journal Of Developmental Psychology, 3(2), 191-198

Adolescent representations of socio-economic status
Dickinson, J. (1990).
British Journal Of Developmental Psychology, 8(4), 351-371

Children’s representations of economic inequality: A replication
Burgard, P., Cheyne, W. M., Jahoda, G., (1989).
British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 7 (3), 275-287

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