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Basil Bernstein archive: Welcome

Guide to the archive collection of Professor Basil Bernstein

About this guide

This is a guide to the archives of Basil Bernstein. Bernstein was a sociologist of education and particularly influential in the field of socio-linguistics. 

This guide is intended to provide an introduction to the work of Professor Bernstein and the contents of his collection of papers.

From the archive

Basil Bernstein and a mystery companion

Bernstein (right) and a mystery companion