The fifth edition of the market-leading Education, Equality and Human Rights has been fully updated to reflect economic, political and cultural changes in the UK, including the impacts of Brexit and Covid-19. It considers the great changes we are witnessing in recent years, such as climate change emergency, pandemics, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and their interrelationships. Written by world experts in their respective fields, each of the five equality issues of gender, race, sexuality, disability and social class is covered in their own right as well as in relation to education. Key issues explored include: human rights, equality and education women and equality-historically and now gender, education and social change race and racism through history and today racism and education from Empire to Johnson sexualities, identities and equality challenges in teaching and learning about sexuality and homo- and trans-phobia in schools disability equality as the last Civil Right? developing inclusive education and governments’ resistance social class, neoliberal capitalism and the Marxist alternative selective schooling, mystifying social class, neoliberalism and alternatives With an uncompromising and rigorous analysis of equality issues and a foreword from Peter McLaren addressing challenges to democracy in the US, this new edition of Education, Equality and Human Rights is an essential and contemporary resource across a wide range of disciplines and for all those interested in education, social policy and human rights.