Education: Education Policy & Politics

  • Resisting Educational Inequality: Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools Serving Vulnerable Communities book cover

    Resisting Educational Inequality

    Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools Serving Vulnerable Communities

    Edited by Susanne Gannon, Robert Hattam, Wayne Sawyer

    This edited collection is about poverty, social exclusion and vulnerability in educational contexts at a time of rising inequality when policy research suggests that such issues are being ignored or distorted within neoliberal logics. The book addresses these issues through three main themes around…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Teacher Training in Europe (1994): Issues and Trends book cover

    Handbook of Teacher Training in Europe (1994)

    Issues and Trends

    Edited by Maurice Galton, Bob Moon

    First published in 1994. Teacher Education throughout Europe is in a process of change. The reform of school structures, changing demographic patterns, technological development and the evolution of social, economic and political structures have all contributed to this process. This handbook,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Primary Education in Europe (1989) book cover

    Handbook of Primary Education in Europe (1989)

    Edited by Maurice Galton, Blyth Alan

    Published in 1989 in conjunction with the Council of Europe, this book is a major source of reference for those interested in the comparative study of primary education in Europe. Whilst there is much material available at secondary level, there is little information about the organisation and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Inclusion: Core concepts, policy and practice book cover

    Understanding Inclusion

    Core concepts, policy and practice

    Edited by Richard Woolley

    Understanding Inclusion is a rich, comprehensive exploration of inclusion in education, challenging us to think about being ‘inclusive’ in its broadest sense. It unpicks a wide range of complex themes and issues that impact on educational practice, supporting educational professionals in helping…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research book cover

    Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research

    Edited by Mike Cole, William Penuel, Kevin O'Neill

    Most intervention research in education aims to demonstrate the efficacy of specific programs and practices. The assumption is that if researchers can produce evidence-based programs that work in a variety of settings, educators will take them up on a large scale. Unfortunately, this approach…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • The Sustainability of Higher Education in an Era of Post-Massification book cover

    The Sustainability of Higher Education in an Era of Post-Massification

    Edited by Deane E. Neubauer, Ka Ho Mok, Jin Jiang

    This volume examines the sustainability of higher education massification throughout the Asia Pacific region. The massification of higher education has swept across the region over the past three decades in complex and astounding ways in some cases. The book inquires after the many faces that…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education: Education reforms, nationalism and neoliberalism book cover

    Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education

    Education reforms, nationalism and neoliberalism

    Edited by Cynthia Joseph

    This book draws on elements of critical social theory, research on globalization, neo liberalism and education, and Malaysian Studies to understand the interplay of globalization, nationalism, cultural politics and ethnicized neoliberalism in shaping the educational reforms in Malaysia. Using the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • Routledge Revivals: The Education Officer and His World (1970) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Education Officer and His World (1970)

    By Derek Birley

    First published in 1970, this book tackles the topic of education and its structure and administration processes at the time of the early 1970s. This book broke new ground at the time, giving insight into an unfamiliar world, as Birley examines the system from nursery class to Polytechnic. Birley…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Planning and Education (1972) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Planning and Education (1972)

    By Derek Birley

    First published in 1972, this book explores the nature of the British education service up until the early 1970s, looking at its complex administration and financial and legislative constraints. Derek Birley, an experienced educational administrator himself, explores radical methods of approach to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • The Place of Humanities in Our Universities book cover

    The Place of Humanities in Our Universities

    Edited by Mrinal Miri

    This volume examines the critical role of the humanities in universities in India and attempts to redefine its place, meaning and function in education. Bringing together distinguished scholars in the country, it debates the status and predicament of the humanities in the academic programmes within…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge India

  • Global Conversations in Literacy Research: Digital and Critical Literacies book cover

    Global Conversations in Literacy Research

    Digital and Critical Literacies

    Edited by Peggy Albers

    In this volume, renowned literacy and language education scholars who have shaped policy and practice aimed toward social justice and equity address current intellectual and practical issues in the teaching of literacy in classrooms and educational settings across diverse and international settings…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Homeschooling in the 21st Century: Research and Prospects book cover

    Homeschooling in the 21st Century

    Research and Prospects

    Edited by Robert Maranto, Debra A. Bell

    Education began on the most intimate levels, the family and the community. With industrialization, education became professionalized and bureaucratized, typically conducted in schools rather than homes. Over the past half century, however, schooling has increasingly returned home, both in the US…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

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