Education: Education Policy & Politics

  • Re-imagining Education for Democracy book cover

    Re-imagining Education for Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Riddle, Michael W. Apple

    Contemporary education research, policy and practice are complex and challenging. The political struggle over what constitutes curriculum and pedagogy is framed by quasi-markets and technocratic models of education. This has had a significant effect on larger issues of policy. But it has also had…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education book cover

    Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-network theory (ANT) is enjoying a notable surge of interest in educational research. New directions and questions are emerging along with new empirical approaches, as educators bring unique sensibilities and commitments to the ongoing debates and reconfigurations that characterise…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship: Stories from Activist Academics book cover

    Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship

    Stories from Activist Academics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco J. Guajardo, Leslie Ann Locke

    Story and auto-ethnography are study methods based on decolonizing and liberating research perspectives. Stories, auto-ethnographies, and other qualitative methodologies enable the researcher/educator to be both a research instrument and an object in their study. Stories allow for the examination…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies: A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar book cover

    The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies

    A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Aswell Doll

    In this volume scholars from around the world consider the influential work of William F. Pinar from a variety of "conversations" his ideas have generated. The major focus is on the What, Why, and How of the word "reconceptualization," which involves engaging critically and ethically as public…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Pedagogic Documentation in Early Childhood Education: Revealing and Reflecting on High Quality Learning and Teaching book cover

    Understanding Pedagogic Documentation in Early Childhood Education

    Revealing and Reflecting on High Quality Learning and Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joao Formosinho, Jan Peeters

    Much more than simply recording events, pedagogical documentation is a revolutionary educational approach that enables practitioners to capture and understand the ways in which children learn and think. Exploring the use of pedagogic documentation across five different cultures, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Questioning Allegiance: Resituating Civic Education book cover

    Questioning Allegiance

    Resituating Civic Education, 1st Edition

    By Liz Jackson

    Education about living in society and in the world is a vital task of schools. Yet such civic education is not always critically examined, and few among us have been encouraged to reflect on our civic education experiences. Around the world, one’s civic education most often looks like a black box.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Identity and Education: The Links for Mature Women Students book cover

    Identity and Education

    The Links for Mature Women Students, 1st Edition

    By Janet Parr

    This title was first published in 2000:  Why do mature women return to education? On the face of it, the answer would seem obvious - to gain qualifications which they had not acquired in their earlier learning. However their return to learning seems to be much more than just about paper…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Neoliberalism and English Language Education Policies in the Arabian Gulf book cover

    Neoliberalism and English Language Education Policies in the Arabian Gulf

    1st Edition

    By Osman Z. Barnawi

    Over the past two decades, the Arabian oil-rich Gulf countries have faced enormous social, political, economic, cultural, religious, ideological and epistemological upheaval. Through detailed, critical comparative investigation, Neoliberalism and English Language Education Policies in the Arabian…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Teachers and Teaching in Vocational and Professional Education book cover

    Teachers and Teaching in Vocational and Professional Education

    1st Edition

    By Sai Loo

    Teachers and Teaching in Vocational and Professional Education introduces a critical understanding of how teachers deliver occupational or vocational courses at various academic levels. Including wider coverage of work-related programmes and based on empirical research, this book uses the term…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Vocational Education

  • Beyond Schooling: An Anarchist Challenge book cover

    Beyond Schooling

    An Anarchist Challenge, 1st Edition

    By David H. Hargreaves

    Provocative and engagingly written, Beyond Schooling offers a challenging perspective on State schooling in England and the unrelenting increase in centralisation from the late 1960s until the present day. Exploring how the education of our children and young people should be recaptured from the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Autonomy, Accountability and Social Justice: Stories of English Schooling book cover

    Autonomy, Accountability and Social Justice

    Stories of English Schooling, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Keddie, Martin Mills

    Autonomy, Accountability and Social Justice provides an account of recent developments in English state education, with a particular focus on the ‘academisation’ of schooling. It examines how head teachers, teachers and others working in diverse education settings navigate the current policy…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Quality in Higher Education as a Tool for Human Development: Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Zimbabwe book cover

    Quality in Higher Education as a Tool for Human Development

    Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Zimbabwe, 1st Edition

    By Patience Mukwambo

    Whilst many studies have explored how quality in higher education is conceptualised in the Global North, less attention has been paid to quality in higher education in Africa and the Global South. This book uses the human development and capabilities approach to demonstrate how quality in teaching…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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