Education: Sociology of Education

  • Black American Students’ Achievement in the Suburbs: Academic Success through Family Engagement book cover

    Black American Students’ Achievement in the Suburbs

    Academic Success through Family Engagement

    By Vilma Seeberg

    This volume reframes the negative national conversation around educational deficits and academic achievement of Black American students. Echoing John Ogbu’s Black American Students in an Affluent Suburb (2003), this volume provides positive counterstories of Black students’ and parents’ engagement…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Applying Indigenous Research Methods: Storying with Peoples and Communities book cover

    Applying Indigenous Research Methods

    Storying with Peoples and Communities

    By Sweeney Windchief, Timothy San Pedro

    This book is a collection of dialogic stories shared between scholars, students, and community members on the important, but often-overlooked question of "How?" Indigenous Research Methods (IRM) can be used. Indigenous scholars address the importance of such methodologies in their own scholarship,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Edward Said and Education book cover

    Edward Said and Education

    By Zeus Leonardo

    This book explores how Edward Said’s work provides the beginnings for understanding the main features of criticism in general, and educational criticism in particular. Insofar as Said’s academic career was built around the contours of literary analysis, Zeus Leonardo posits the existence of a model…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Education

  • Critical Literacies in the Classroom: Collaborative Works book cover

    Critical Literacies in the Classroom

    Collaborative Works

    By Allan Luke

    Critical Literacies in Schools and Classrooms is a series of case study windows into students and teachers, children and youth working at the construction of literacies in classroom, school and community settings. The cases are used to explore, expand and illustrate foundational and theoretically…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Re-theorizing Literacy Practices: Complex Social and Cultural Contexts book cover

    Re-theorizing Literacy Practices

    Complex Social and Cultural Contexts

    Edited by David Bloome, Constant Leung, Maria L Castanheira, Jennifer Rowsell

    Moving beyond the current theories on literacy practices, this edited collection sheds new light on the complexities inherent to the social, cultural, and ideological contexts in which literacy practices are realized. Building on Brian V. Street’s scholarship and the current framework for literacy…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Religious Literacy, Law and History: Perspectives on European Pluralist Societies book cover

    Religious Literacy, Law and History

    Perspectives on European Pluralist Societies

    Edited by Alberto Melloni, Francesca Cadeddu

    This book examines religious illiteracy in Europe. It seeks to understand religious illiteracy and its effects on the social and political milieu through the framing of the historical, institutional, religious, social, juridical and educational conditions within which it arises. Divided into four…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • 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 – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Change Series

  • Perspectives from Young Children on the Margins book cover

    Perspectives from Young Children on the Margins

    Edited by Jane Murray, Colette Gray

    In spite of our apparently connected global environment, people are becoming less connected. Digital communication leads to fewer face-to-face engagements, and many young children are separated from their parents for extended periods. The post-truth phenomenon has resulted in mistrust between…

    Hardback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Learning Liberation: Women's Response to Men's Education book cover

    Learning Liberation

    Women's Response to Men's Education

    By Jane Thompson

    Originally published in 1983, this book not only dissects the intrinsic and oppressive sexism of conventional adult and continuing education, but also argues the case for women-centred education with a powerful and compelling logic. A challenging and controversial book of the time, mixing…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Girls into Science and Technology: The Story of a Project book cover

    Girls into Science and Technology

    The Story of a Project

    By Judith Whyte

    Originally published in 1985. This book describes the Girls Into Science and Technology (GIST) Project, an action research programme carried out in co-educational comprehensive schools in Greater Manchester. GIST simultaneously took action to redress the balance of girls in science and technology…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Doing Sex Education: Gender Politics and Schooling book cover

    Doing Sex Education

    Gender Politics and Schooling

    By Bonnie Trudell

    Originally published in 1993. This book takes the reader inside the contested issue of sex education by examining how a sexuality curriculum is actually taught to a ninth-grade health class and how it impacts on both the teacher and students. Drawing on observations and interviews with teachers,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Gender Matters in Educational Administration and Policy: A Feminist Introduction book cover

    Gender Matters in Educational Administration and Policy

    A Feminist Introduction

    Edited by Jill Blackmore, Jane Kenway

    Originally published in 1993. This introductory text brings the somewhat gender blind fields of educational administration and policy into contact with feminism. The chapters here demonstrate the considerable scope and potential of feminist scholarship for the field with regard to theory, research…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

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