Alistair Ross is Emeritus Professor of Education at London Metropolitan University and a Jean Monnet Professor. He founded and directed the Institute for Policy Studies in Education at London Metropolitan as well as the European Academic Network Children’s Identities and Citizenship in Europe. His current research interests are in social inclusion and social justice in education and citizenship, and in young peoples’ political and social understanding and learning. Since retiring from full time academic employment, he has engaged in a one-person study of how young Europeans construct their political identities. Principal publications include Understanding the Construction of Identities by young new Europeans: Kaleidoscopic identities (2015) and Finding Political Identities: Young people in a changing Europe (Autumn 2018, Palgrave Macmillan). Fruthermore he co-edited the NECE book Beyond Us and Them: Citizenship Education with hard-to-reach learners in Europe.
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