Education: Education Policy & Politics

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University: A Collaborative Approach book cover

    Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    A Collaborative Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA: Challenging OECD’s Educational Order book cover

    Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA

    Challenging OECD’s Educational Order, 1st Edition

    By Vasco d'Agnese

    Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA provides a critical analysis of the OECD’s educational agenda and its main tool, namely, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment). Based on an analysis of the OECD’s public documents, including publications, webpages, and videos, d’Agnese argues…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Pedagogy in Poverty: Lessons from Twenty Years of Curriculum Reform in South Africa book cover

    Pedagogy in Poverty

    Lessons from Twenty Years of Curriculum Reform in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ursula Hoadley

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Pan-African Education: A Must for the African Union book cover

    Pan-African Education

    A Must for the African Union, 1st Edition

    By John K. Marah

    This book makes a critical contribution to the study of pan-Africanism and the education of African people for continental African citizenship. It is a unique endeavor in that it intersects the social history of pan-Africanism and the education of African people at a 'global' level and provides…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • 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

  • Education and Democratic Participation: The Making of Learning Communities book cover

    Education and Democratic Participation

    The Making of Learning Communities, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Ranson

    Education and Democratic Participation is an important and timely contribution to the emerging debate surrounding the value of educating citizens and communities in order to empower them to participate in democratic change. Responding to the effects of neo-liberal ideology on comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Progressive Education

  • Professional Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Past Trends and Future Outcomes book cover

    Professional Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    Past Trends and Future Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Fountaine Boykin, Adriel A. Hilton, Robert T. Palmer

    This book focuses on the significant role that professional education programs play at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and these programs’ impact on society. Chapter authors discuss the contexts and experiences of students who have attended these programs, including their…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Education, Poverty and Global Goals for Gender Equality: How People Make Policy Happen book cover

    Education, Poverty and Global Goals for Gender Equality

    How People Make Policy Happen, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Unterhalter, Amy North

    Drawing on case-study research that examined initiatives which engaged with global aspirations to advance gender equality in schooling in Kenya and South Africa, this book looks at how global frameworks on gender, education and poverty are interpreted in local settings and the politics of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Radical Schooling for Democracy: Engaging Philosophy of Education for the Public Good book cover

    Radical Schooling for Democracy

    Engaging Philosophy of Education for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Neil Hooley

    Radical Schooling for Democracy proposes that formal education around the world has a serious philosophical weakness: as the ideology of neoliberalism increasingly dominates economic and as a consequence, educational and social life, formal education has adopted a narrow, rational and economic…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • An Emerging Approach for Education and Care: Implementing a Worldwide Classification of Functioning and Disability book cover

    An Emerging Approach for Education and Care

    Implementing a Worldwide Classification of Functioning and Disability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susana Castro, Olympia Palikara

    An Emerging Approach for Education and Care provides a synthesis of the extensive research that has been conducted worldwide about the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth in education and care. The main purpose of the ICF is to provide a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • Global Liberalism and Elite Schooling in Argentina book cover

    Global Liberalism and Elite Schooling in Argentina

    1st Edition

    By Howard Prosser

    A response to Argentina’s shifting political climate, Global Liberalism and Elite Schooling in Argentina reveals how elite schooling encourages the hoarding of educational advantage and reinforces social inequalities. Presenting Buenos Aires’s Caledonian School as part of the growing scholarly…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge
    Education in Global Context

  • Universities in the National Innovation Systems: Experiences from the Asia-Pacific book cover

    Universities in the National Innovation Systems

    Experiences from the Asia-Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by V. V. Krishna

    This volume looks at the role of universities in the National Innovation Systems in economies of the Asia Pacific. It examines the tremendous growth of human and knowledge capital made possible by teaching and research excellence in major universities, along with how universities are being…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge India

26Series in Education Policy & Politics

Product Search