Families, Education and Giftedness

Case Studies in the Construction of High Achievement

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ISBN: 978-94-6091-991-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 1-22

      The Social Construction of Giftedness

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      Chapter

      Pages 23-41

      Studying the Family

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      Chapter

      Pages 43-59

      Methodology

  3. The Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 56-59

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      Chapter

      Pages 61-76

      The Booths’ Tale

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      Chapter

      Pages 77-93

      The Breakwells’ Tale

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      Chapter

      Pages 95-111

      The Newlands’ Tale

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      Chapter

      Pages 113-128

      The Desmonds’ Tale

  4. Interpretations and Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 130-130

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      Chapter

      Pages 131-141

      Interpreting The Families’ Narratives

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      Chapter

      Pages 143-158

      Implications for Policy and Theory

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      Chapter

      Pages 159-166

      Towards Cultural Relativism and Interdisciplinarity in Researching Giftedness

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 167-181