Blackstone (Of Stoke Newington in Greater London), Baroness

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BLACKSTONE (OF STOKE NEWINGTON IN GREATER LONDON), Baroness. (Tessa Blackstone). British, b. 1942. Genres: Education, Politics/Government, Social commentary. Career: London School of Economics, assistant lecturer, 1966-69, lecturer in social administration, 1969-75; Cabinet Office, Central Policy Review Staff, adviser, 1975-78; University of London, professor of educational administration, 1978-83; Inner London Education Authority, deputy education officer, 1983-86; Centre for Studies in Social Policy, London fellow, 1972-74; Policy Studies Institute, visiting fellow, 1987; University of London, Birkbeck College, master, 1987-97; Minister of State for Education and Employment, 1997-2001; Minister of State for the Arts, 2001-. Publications: (with K. Gales, R. Hadley and W. Lewis) Students in Conflict: L.S.E. in 1967, 1970; A Fair Start: The Provision of PreSchool Education, 1971; Education and Day Care for Young Children in Need: The American Experience, 1973; (with G. Williams and D. Metcalf) The Academic Labour Market: Economic and Social Aspects of a Profession, 1974; (with P. Lodge) Educational Policy and Education Inequality, 1982; (with J. Mortimore) Disadvantage and Education, 1982; (with G. Williams) Response to Adversity, 1983; (with others) Testing Children, 1983; (with W. Plowden) Inside the Think Tank: Advising the Cabinet 1971-83, 1988; Prisons and Penal Reform, 1990; (ed. with B. Parekh and P. Saunders) Race Relations in Britain, 1997. Address: DCMS, 2-4 Cockspur St, London SW14 5DH, England.