Addresses the tension between high achievement and popularity in secondary schools, exploring the sociological impact of this in the lives of young people. This title looks at the relationships between gender, race and social class, and attainment and popularity, for high achieving pupils.
Christine Skelton is Professor of Gender Equality in Education at University of Birmingham, UK. Barbara Read is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Education, Roehampton University, UK. Becky Francis is Director of Education at the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), UK, and Visiting Professor at King's College London, UK, and Roehampton University, UK.