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.
Please send inquiries or proposals for this series to one of the following:
Emilie Coin: [email protected] – Editor, UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Elsbeth Wright: [email protected] – Editor, North & South America
Vilija Stephens: [email protected] – Editor, Australia & New Zealand
Katie Peace: [email protected]ma.com – Publisher, Asia
Critical Perspectives on PISA as a Means of Global Governance Risks, Limitations, and Humanistic Alternatives
Nancy Fraser and Participatory Parity Reframing Social Justice in South African Higher Education
Education Policy and the Political Right The Burning Fuse beneath Schooling in the US, UK and Australia
Unearthing Policies of Instrumentalization in English Religious Education Using Statement Archaeology
Governing the School under Three Decades of Neoliberal Reform From Educracy to the Education-Industrial Complex
Education, Liberal Democracy and Populism Arguments from Plato, Locke, Rousseau and Mill
By António Teodoro
March 25, 2022
This volume offers a critical examination of the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA), focusing on its origins and implementation, relationship to other international large-scale assessments, and its impacts on educational policy and reform at national and cross-national levels. ...
By Vivienne Bozalek, Dorothee Hölscher, Michalinos Zembylas
February 01, 2022
Nancy Fraser and Participatory Parity provides a philosophical framework based on the work of Nancy Fraser, examining how her ideas can be used to analyse contemporary issues in higher education and reimagine higher education practices. Providing a forum for considering Fraser’s work in relation to...
By Grant Rodwell
December 29, 2021
This work attempts a comparative description and analysis, focusing on the US, the UK, and Australia on the topic of the Right, educational policy, and schooling. It adopts as its underlying theme the burning fuse in tracing the topic back to Joseph de Maistre a Rightist who fled revolutionary ...
By Bronwen MA Jones
December 24, 2021
This book questions what ‘educating the whole child’ means in the context of our current neoliberal education system. In analysing the impact of how education policy is enacted and understood, it examines how this ‘neoliberalisation’ has shaped the personal and ethical relations of education. The ...
By Camilla Addey, Nelli Piattoeva
September 30, 2021
What do we actually do when we research education policy and governance? Why do we tame the messy hinterland of research into smooth accounts and what do we lose in the process? In this volume, distinguished scholars in education policy and governance research discuss how the practice of methods is...
By Jonathan Doney
December 29, 2020
This book presents the theoretical basis and practical steps involved in using Statement Archaeology, an innovative method that enhances understandings of policy development, exemplifying its use in relation to one curriculum subject, Religious Education. The book is the first of its kind to fully...
By Hsiao-Yuh Ku
April 28, 2020
Education for Democracy in England in World War II examines the educational discourse and involvement in wartime educational reforms of five important figures: Fred Clarke, R. H. Tawney, Shena Simon, H. C. Dent and Ernest Simon. These figures campaigned for educational reforms through their books, ...
By Ursula Hoadley
April 09, 2020
As South Africa transitioned from apartheid to democracy, changes in the political landscape, as well as educational agendas and discourse on both a national and international level, shaped successive waves of curriculum reform over a relatively short period of time. Using South Africa as a germane...
By Richard Münch
April 07, 2020
This book provides a critical analysis of the neoliberal reform agenda of the economic governance of schools. Focusing on the role of the United States in this process, it explores the transformation of schools in this agenda from educational establishments to enterprises in a competitive education...
By David Sullivan
October 07, 2019
Education, Liberal Democracy and Populism: Arguments from Plato, Locke, Rousseau and Mill provides a lucid and critical guide shedding light on the continuing relevance of earlier thinkers to the debates between populists and liberals about the nature of education in democratic societies. The ...
By Mary Woolley
September 11, 2019
This book explores changing practice in history classrooms from the autonomy of the 1980s through the introduction of GCSEs and the National Curriculum to the prescription of the National Strategies and the pervasive influence of league tables in the first decade of the twenty-first century. ...
By Mike Cole
July 10, 2019
Theresa May, The Hostile Environment and Public Pedagogies of Hate and Threat analyses Theresa May’s involvement in the creation and promotion of public pedagogies of hate and threat around the issue of immigration, which are used to instil fear, stress and anxiety among large sections of the ...