Education: Education Politics

  • 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

  • Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History's Schools book cover

    Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements

    History's Schools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aziz Choudry, Salim Vally

    How do educators and activists in today’s struggles for change use historical materials from earlier periods of organizing for political education? How do they create and engage with independent and often informal archives and debates? How do they ultimately connect this historical knowledge with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Life and Death of a Rural American High School (1995): Farewell Little Kanawha book cover

    The Life and Death of a Rural American High School (1995)

    Farewell Little Kanawha, 1st Edition

    Edited by DeYoung Alan

    Published in 1995 this book provides an account of a detailed research project focusing on a rural school in West Virginia. Researched from several social science perspectives the book strives to capture intersections between biography and history in a particular public school – Burnsville High and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    Handbook of Teacher Training in Europe (1994)

    Issues and Trends, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • National School Policy (1996): Major Issues in Education Policy for Schools in England and Wales, 1979 onwards book cover

    National School Policy (1996)

    Major Issues in Education Policy for Schools in England and Wales, 1979 onwards, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Docking

    Published in 1996, this book presents a broad overview of the development of educational policy for schools in England and Wales since Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative administration took office in 1979. It reviews the separate strands of education policy as it relates to curriculum, equal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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

    Homeschooling in the 21st Century

    Research and Prospects, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge

  • Education, Equality and Human Rights: Issues of Gender, 'Race', Sexuality, Disability and Social Class book cover

    Education, Equality and Human Rights

    Issues of Gender, 'Race', Sexuality, Disability and Social Class, 4th Edition

    Edited by Mike Cole

    The fourth edition of Education, Equality and Human Rights has been fully updated to reflect the economic, political, social and cultural changes in educational and political policy and practice, as austerity continues and in the light of the EU referendum. Written by a carefully selected group of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • Rural Education (1991): Issues and Practice book cover

    Rural Education (1991)

    Issues and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deyoung Alan

    Originally published in 1991, essays discuss and analyse rural schooling in its historical, social, and political contexts as well as its educational mission. Collections covering rural education in the United States are relatively rare, particularly texts that focus on available research…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Challenging the Cult of Self-Esteem in Education: Education, Psychology, and the Subaltern Self book cover

    Challenging the Cult of Self-Esteem in Education

    Education, Psychology, and the Subaltern Self, 1st Edition

    By Kenzo E. Bergeron

    In this book, Bergeron demonstrates the negative emotional and pedagogical repercussions that result from American educators’ embrace of self-esteem and the dogma surrounding its acceptance. Critically interpreting the meaning of self-esteem in education, he challenges "common sense" assumptions…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

  • 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

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