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Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

The Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics series aims to enhance our understanding of key challenges and facilitate on-going academic debate within the influential and growing field of Education Policy and Politics.

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  1. Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Native American Students

    Paying the Educational Debt

    Edited by Peggy McCardle, Virginia Berninger

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    There has been much talk and effort focused on the educational achievement gap between white versus black, Hispanic and American Indian students. While there has been some movement the gap has not appreciably narrowed, and it has narrowed the least for Native American students. This volume...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Demythologizing Educational Reforms

    Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school’s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Context Reform

    A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity

    Edited by Paul Thomas, Brad J. Porfilio, Julie Gorlewski, Paul R. Carr

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Currently, both the status quo of public education and the "No Excuses" Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths that are supposed to define American idealism. This volume will refute this ideology by...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Student Voices on Inequalities in European Higher Education

    Challenges for theory, policy and practice in a time of change

    Edited by Fergal Finnegan, Barbara Merrill, Camilla Thunborg

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    This book focuses on the voices and experiences of non-traditional students in European higher education. It examines the impact that access to higher education is having on these students’ lives and discusses what this tells us about European education and society. In particular, it explores the...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. US Education in a World of Migration

    Implications for Policy and Practice

    Edited by Jill Koyama, Mathangi Subramanian

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Given the protracted, varied, and geographically expansive changes in migration over time, it is difficult to establish an overarching theory that adequately analyzes the school experiences of immigrant youth in the United States. This volume extends the scholarly work on these experiences by...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Health Education

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Katie Fitzpatrick, Richard Tinning

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Health Education: Critical perspectives provides a socio-cultural and critical approach to health education. The book draws together international experts in the fields of health and education who deconstruct contemporary discourses and practices, and re-imagine a health education that both...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Teacher Education through Active Engagement

    Raising the professional voice

    Edited by Lori Beckett

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Teacher Education through Active Engagement identifies and addresses a contemporary issue: the ways in which teaching and teacher education are articulated by politicians, civil servants, business leaders and educational entrepreneurs intent on profit-making in the current global neoliberal policy...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Demythologizing Educational Reforms: Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education
    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey
    To Be Published September 3rd 2014
  2. The Politics of Compulsive Education: Racism and learner-citizenship
    By Karl Kitching
    To Be Published November 27th 2014
  3. Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education
    By C.M. Mulcahy, D.E. Mulcahy, D.G. Mulcahy
    To Be Published January 7th 2015
  4. Educational Binds of Poverty: The lives of school children
    By Ceri Brown
    To Be Published January 10th 2015
  5. Creativity and Democracy in Education
    By Jeff Adams, Allan Owens
    To Be Published May 15th 2015

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