Education: Education Politics

  • Education in/for Socialism: Historical, Current and Future Perspectives book cover

    Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Edge of Race: Critical examinations of education and race/racism book cover

    The Edge of Race

    Critical examinations of education and race/racism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Zeus Leonardo, David Gillborn

    The phrase ‘the edge of race’ can be used both as a description and as a response to two key concerns. The first of these is that while race is increasingly on the periphery of education policy – with a growing disregard shown for racist inequities, as education systems become dominated by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Religious Schools in Europe: Institutional Opportunities and Contemporary Challenges book cover

    Religious Schools in Europe

    Institutional Opportunities and Contemporary Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Floris Vermeulen, Michael Merry, Veit Bader

    The European Convention on Human Rights guarantees freedom of education, including the opportunities to create and operate faith-based schools. However, as European societies become more religiously diverse and ‘less religious’ at the same time, the role of faith-based schools is increasingly being…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Between Truth and Freedom: Rousseau and our contemporary political and educational culture book cover

    Between Truth and Freedom

    Rousseau and our contemporary political and educational culture, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Wain

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau’s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau’s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Education of Radical Democracy book cover

    The Education of Radical Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Sarah S. Amsler

    The Education of Radical Democracy explores why radical democracy is so necessary, difficult, and possible and why it is important to understand it as an educative activity . The book draws on critical social theory and critical pedagogy to explain what enables and sustains work for radical…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Recognition of Prior Learning: Research from around the globe book cover

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Research from around the globe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes, Fredrik Sandberg

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) has emerged in recent decades as an important policy area and policy concept. It is a phenomenon with a certain variation in practices as well as contexts, concepts and conceptions. However, there is a basic idea about giving recognition to prior learning…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Democracy in Education: Practices and politics of learning through the arts book cover

    Creativity and Democracy in Education

    Practices and politics of learning through the arts, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Adams, Allan Owens

    The struggle to establish more democratic education pedagogies has a long history in the politics of mainstream education. This book argues for the significance of the creative arts in the establishment of social justice in education, using examples drawn from a selection of contemporary case…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Commitment, Character, and Citizenship: Religious Education in Liberal Democracy book cover

    Commitment, Character, and Citizenship

    Religious Education in Liberal Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanan A. Alexander, Ayman K. Agbaria

    As liberal democracies include increasingly diverse and multifaceted populations, the longstanding debate about the role of the state in religious education and the place of religion in public life seems imperative now more than ever. The maintenance of religious schools and the planning of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Liberty and Education: A civic republican approach book cover

    Liberty and Education

    A civic republican approach, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    This book takes the thinking of Quentin Skinner, Philip Pettit and J.G.A. Pocock on republican liberty and explores the way in which this idea of liberty can be used to illuminate educational practice. It argues that republican liberty is distinct from both positive and negative liberty, and its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Education and the State: International perspectives on a changing relationship book cover

    Education and the State

    International perspectives on a changing relationship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Aubry, Michael Geiss, Veronika Magyar-Haas, Jürgen Oelkers

    In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Political Philosophy, Educational Administration and Educative Leadership book cover

    Political Philosophy, Educational Administration and Educative Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Reynold Macpherson

    In this book Reynold Macpherson initiates a politically-critical theory of educative leadership as a fresh line of inquiry in the practice, research and theory of educational administration and educational leadership. Divided into four parts, the book introduces the sub-discipline of political…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

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