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  1. Actions Speak Louder than Words

    Community Activism as Curriculum

    By Celia Oyler

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    How do educators engage students in community action projects without telling them what to think, how to think, or what to do? Is it possible to integrate social justice organizing into the curriculum without imposing one’s political views on students? In Actions Speak Louder than Words, longtime...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The New Political Economy of Urban Education

    Neoliberalism, Race, and the Right to the City

    By Pauline Lipman

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Urban education and its contexts have changed in powerful ways. Old paradigms are being eclipsed by global forces of privatization and markets and new articulations of race, class, and urban space. These factors and more set the stage for Pauline Lipman's insightful analysis of the relationship...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Shaping Education Policy

    Power and Process

    Edited by Douglas E. Mitchell, Robert L. Crowson, Dorothy Shipps

    Shaping Education Policy is a comprehensive overview of education politics and policy during the most turbulent and rapidly changing period in American history. Respected scholars review the history of education policy to explain the political powers and processes that shape education today....

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Education Reconfigured

    Culture, Encounter, and Change

    By Jane Roland Martin

    As philosophers throughout the ages have asked: What is justice? What is truth? What is art? What is law? In Education Reconfigured, the internationally acclaimed philosopher of education, Jane Roland Martin, now asks: What is education? In answer, she puts forward a unified theory that casts...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Marx and Education

    By Jean Anyon

    Series: Routledge Key Ideas in Education

    There was only one Karl Marx, but there have been a multitude of Marxisms. This concise, introductory book by internationally renowned scholar Jean Anyon centers on the ideas of Marx that have been used in education studies as a guide to theory, analysis, research, and practice. Marx and...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge