Education: Education Policy & Politics

  • Transforming Initial Teacher Education book cover

    Transforming Initial Teacher Education

    By Ian Abbott, Philip Whitehead, Mike Rathbone

    Tracing the development of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) since the large scale expansion of the teaching professional after the Second World War to the present day, this book explores the changing nature of teacher education. It considers the growth of the ‘teaching industry’ and addresses key…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Education Policy in an Era of Inequality: Possibilities for Democratic Schooling book cover

    The Politics of Education Policy in an Era of Inequality

    Possibilities for Democratic Schooling

    By Sonya Douglass Horsford, Janelle Scott, Gary Anderson

    In a context of increased politicization led by state and federal policymakers, corporate reformers, and for-profit educational organizations, Critical Perspectives on Education Policy and Politics explores a new vision for leading schools grounded in culturally relevant, advocacy, and social…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity

  • Contract Law Pedagogy in the 21st Century book cover

    Contract Law Pedagogy in the 21st Century

    Edited by Warren Swain, David Campbell

    Contract law remains a compulsory subject of study throughout the common law world and is usually taught early on in the law degree. This means that, for many students, it also serves as an introduction to the study of private law and the accompanying methodology. Despite this, the pedagogy of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

  • Education and Muslim Identity During a Time of Tension: Inside an American Islamic School book cover

    Education and Muslim Identity During a Time of Tension

    Inside an American Islamic School

    By Melanie C. Brooks

    The rise in Islamaphobia has precipitated questions about extremist indoctrination and the role of Islamic schools and centers in the radicalization process. This book sheds light on the inner workings of an Islamic school and its adjoining Islamic Center to show that Islamic education can be an…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Social Theory, Health and Education: Childhood Obesity Inc. book cover

    Social Theory, Health and Education

    Childhood Obesity Inc.

    By Darren Powell

    This book explores how corporations fund, devise and implement various programmes in schools as ‘part of the solution’ to childhood obesity. Drawing on data from across the globe, it shows how children, teachers, school leaders and external providers (both public and private), understand and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Health and Education

  • Noncognitive Skill Assessment in School: Research, Practice, Application book cover

    Noncognitive Skill Assessment in School

    Research, Practice, Application

    By Richard D. Roberts, Jonathan E. Martin, Jeremy Burrus

    Noncognitive skills have long been understood to matter in school, workforce, and life—though means to measures these skills have not been formalized by test makers and measurement experts. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Roberts and Jonathan Martin draw together the latest research on the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Forgotten Class: How modern values are failing our kids book cover

    The Forgotten Class

    How modern values are failing our kids

    By Katie Ashford

    "She’s got issues," is what they said about Riley. As a first year teacher, I wasn’t sure what that meant, but my instincts told me that Riley was not going to be easy. She came in to my lesson smoking a cigarette, speaking on her phone, and gaining the eternal admiration of her fellow 15-year-old…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • School-wide Positive Behaviour Interventions and Supports: European research, applications and practices book cover

    School-wide Positive Behaviour Interventions and Supports

    European research, applications and practices

    Edited by Sui Lin Goei, Randall De Pry

    School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) is a compilation of evidence-based practices, interventions and systems-change strategies that have significant empirical support and have been demonstrated to be effective in schools across North America and, increasingly, in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Girls, Single-Sex Schools, and Postfeminist Fantasies book cover

    Girls, Single-Sex Schools, and Postfeminist Fantasies

    By Stephanie D. McCall

    This timely volume calls into question the belief that all-girls schools are alike and draws necessary attention to the diversity of such schools. McCall provides an in-depth examination of two girls’ schools, one public and one private, and reveals the ways in which these schools are distinct.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Spatial Citizenship Education: Citizenship through Geography book cover

    Spatial Citizenship Education

    Citizenship through Geography

    Edited by Euikyung Shin, Sarah Bednarz

    Spatial Citizenship Education: Citizenship through Geography explores ways to engage and promote citizenship through spatial and geographic perspectives. By providing a historical overview of geography’s contribution to citizenship education, including progress made and challenges faced in…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • International Handbook of Holistic Education book cover

    International Handbook of Holistic Education

    Edited by John P. Miller, Kelli Nigh, Marni Binder, Bruce Novak, Sam Crowell

    The first comprehensive overview of holistic education’s history, conceptions, practices, and research, this Handbook provides an up-to-date picture of the field as it currently exists around the globe. Specifically, it examines the field’s theoretical and historical foundations; offers examples of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Professional Collaboration: Toward Bolder and Deeper Learning for School Improvement book cover

    Professional Collaboration

    Toward Bolder and Deeper Learning for School Improvement

    By Amanda Datnow, Vicki Park

    Building on both cutting-edge research and best classroom practice, teacher educators Amanda Datnow and Vicky Park share the ways in which teachers are not merely compelled but moved towards joint work because of the motivation, inspiration, and energy that they personally -- and collectively --…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Change Series

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