Professor Deborah Wilson

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.(Bristol)

  • BS8 1SD


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Research interests

Public service performance, management and accountability, particularly in the context of education. The effects of reforms such as league tables, targets, choice and competition on outcomes, with a focus on the differential effects of such reforms across social class and how policy may address any resulting inequitable outcomes. 

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  • Health Science and Technology

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  • Research Output

    School choice and the city: Geographies of allocation and segregation

    Wilson, D. & Bridge, G., 1 Nov 2019, In : Urban Studies. 56, 15, p. 3198-3215 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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    Federalism and education: the case of the UK

    Wilson, D. & O'Prey, L., 2018, Federalism and education: ongoing challenges and policy strategies in ten countries. Wong, K., Knupling, F., Kolling, M. & Chebenova, D. (eds.). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, p. 211-230 (Research in educational policy: local, national and global perspectives).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

    School choice and social class: urban geographies and educational opportunities

    Wilson, D., 2015, Risk, protection, provision and policy: Geographies of children and young people volume 12. Springer, Singapore

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

    Supervised Work

    Exploring institutional change through practice-based institutional work: the emergence and decline of activity based learning (ABL) in Tamilnadu, India

    Author: Shanmugam, A., 23 Jun 2020

    Supervisor: Bourne, H. (Supervisor) & Wilson, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)