Education: Sociology of Education

  • Leading a Diversity Culture Shift in Higher Education: Comprehensive Strategies for Organizational Leadership book cover

    Leading a Diversity Culture Shift in Higher Education

    Comprehensive Strategies for Organizational Leadership

    By Edna B. Chun, Alvin Evans

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Resisting Educational Inequality: Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools Serving Vulnerable Communities book cover

    Resisting Educational Inequality

    Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools Serving Vulnerable Communities

    Edited by Susanne Gannon, Robert Hattam, Wayne Sawyer

    This edited collection is about poverty, social exclusion and vulnerability in educational contexts at a time of rising inequality when policy research suggests that such issues are being ignored or distorted within neoliberal logics. The book addresses these issues through three main themes around…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 

  • Marxisms and Education book cover

    Marxisms and Education

    Edited by Noah De Lissovoy

    Beginning from the premise that a range of Marxist theoretical tendencies, or Marxisms, inform recent critical scholarship in education, this volume reaffirms, rearticulates, and interrogates central philosophical and practical commitments in this tradition. Chapters engage important issues…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Education and Social Theory

  • Handbook of Primary Education in Europe (1989) book cover

    Handbook of Primary Education in Europe (1989)

    Edited by Maurice Galton, Blyth Alan

    Published in 1989 in conjunction with the Council of Europe, this book is a major source of reference for those interested in the comparative study of primary education in Europe. Whilst there is much material available at secondary level, there is little information about the organisation and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 

  • Class and Everyday Life: Critiques and Practices book cover

    Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 

  • How Do You Know?: The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy book cover

    How Do You Know?

    The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy

    By J.M. Beach

    This book defines the concept and practices of literacy through a discussion of knowledge, information media, culture, subjectivity, science, communication, and politics. Examining the ways in which the spread of literacy and education have caused culture wars in pluralist societies since the 16th…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 

  • Global Conversations in Literacy Research: Digital and Critical Literacies book cover

    Global Conversations in Literacy Research

    Digital and Critical Literacies

    Edited by Peggy Albers

    In this volume, renowned literacy and language education scholars who have shaped policy and practice aimed toward social justice and equity address current intellectual and practical issues in the teaching of literacy in classrooms and educational settings across diverse and international settings…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 

  • John Wesley and the Education of Children: Gender, Class and Piety book cover

    John Wesley and the Education of Children

    Gender, Class and Piety

    By Linda A. Ryan

    Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746. However, his educational endeavours extended well beyond that single institution, even to non-Methodist educational programmes. This book sets out…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Career Guidance for Social Justice: Contesting Neoliberalism book cover

    Career Guidance for Social Justice

    Contesting Neoliberalism

    Edited by Tristram Hooley, Ronald Sultana, Rie Thomsen

    This edited collection examines the intersections between career guidance, social justice and neo-liberalism. Contributors offer an original and global discussion of the role of career guidance in the struggle for social justice and evaluate the field from a diverse range of theoretical positions.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • The Relationality of Race in Education Research book cover

    The Relationality of Race in Education Research

    Edited by Greg Vass, Jacinta Maxwell, Sophie Rudolph, Kalervo N. Gulson

    This edited collection examines the ways in which the local and global are key to understanding race and racism in the intersectional context of contemporary education. Analysing a broad range of examples, it highlights how race and racism is a relational phenomenon, that interconnects local,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Local/Global Issues in Education

  • Extracurricular Activity: Education, Violence, and Childhood book cover

    Extracurricular Activity

    Education, Violence, and Childhood

    By Elizabeth Marshall

    Calling on a variety of genres, including chilren’s novels, comics, picture books, among others, Dr. Elizabeth Marshall takes a critical approach to the images and written portralys of violence as witnessed by our children in literature. Graphic images of racial and gender inequality,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Children's Literature and Culture

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