Education: Sociology of Education

  • Routledge Revivals: Schooling Ordinary Kids (1987): Inequality, Unemployment, and the New Vocationalism book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Schooling Ordinary Kids (1987)

    Inequality, Unemployment, and the New Vocationalism, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Brown

    Originally published 1987 Schooling Ordinary Kids looks at the ‘invisible majority’ of ordinary working-class pupils. The book explains why these pupils are now at the centre of a major educational crisis surrounding the soaring rates of youth unemployment. The book is a timely examination of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Democracy and Teacher Education: Dilemmas, Challenges and Possibilities book cover

    Democracy and Teacher Education

    Dilemmas, Challenges and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Silvia Edling, Geraldine Mooney Simmie

    This book connects the dilemmas educators experience in daily practice with key theories, research and policy about democracy, ethics, and equity in education. Illustrated through vignettes from practicing teachers, as well as suggested questions and supplementary readings for each chapter, the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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  • Verbal Deficit: A Critique book cover

    Verbal Deficit

    A Critique, 1st Edition

    By J. C. B. Gordon

    Originally published in 1981. Verbal deficit theories try to account for differential educational attainments in linguistic terms, suggesting that children reach varying levels of success in school as a result of their ability or inability to express themselves, and relate this to social class.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Racism in Children's Lives: A Study of Mainly-white Primary Schools book cover

    Racism in Children's Lives

    A Study of Mainly-white Primary Schools, 1st Edition

    By Barry Troyna, Richard Hatcher

    Originally published in 1992. Both teachers and the general public have traditionally been unwilling to acknowledge that concepts of ‘race’ might play a part in the lives of primary school children. For this book the authors spent a term in each of three mainly white primary schools. They talked to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Race

  • Race, Equality and Schools book cover

    Race, Equality and Schools

    1st Edition

    By Richard Willey

    Originally published in 1984. How to respond to ethnic diversity is a question of major importance for teachers. The multi-ethnic school is only one aspect of a multi-ethnic society, and the problems and complexities teachers face have far-reaching implications. Attention has turned from fitting…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Race

  • Race Relations in the Primary School book cover

    Race Relations in the Primary School

    1st Edition

    By Cecile Wright

    Originally published in 1992. This book presents research carried out by the author in four inner-city primary schools. It documents the experiences of black and Asian children, particularly in interaction with their white peers, and with their teachers, from both observation and interviews with…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Race

  • Routledge Revivals: Teachers (1994): Constructing the Future book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Teachers (1994)

    Constructing the Future, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Harris

    Originally published in 1994, Teachers: Constructing a Future is designed for teachers, as well as those interested in the future of schooling and education. The book draws on sociological analysis, philosophical insights and aspects of political economy to examine the changing and developing role…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Sociology for Education Studies: Connecting Theory, Settings and Everyday Experiences book cover

    Sociology for Education Studies

    Connecting Theory, Settings and Everyday Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine A. Simon, Graham Downes

    Sociology for Education Studies provides a fresh look at the sociology of education, focussing on themes such as habitus, hegemony and intersectionality. It supports students in applying sociological theory to their own educational experiences and developing an understanding of why social orders…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26 
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    The Routledge Education Studies Series

  • Wittgenstein, Anti-foundationalism, Technoscience and Philosophy of Education: An Educational Philosophy and Theory Reader Volume VIII book cover

    Wittgenstein, Anti-foundationalism, Technoscience and Philosophy of Education

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Reader Volume VIII, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters

    This book is a collection of essays motivated by a ‘cultural’ reading of Wittgenstein. It includes some new essays and some that were originally published in Educational Philosophy and Theory. It includes a distinctive view on the ethics of reading Wittgenstein and the ethics of suicide that shaped…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
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    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Delivering Educational Change in Higher Education: A Transformative Approach for Leaders and Practitioners book cover

    Delivering Educational Change in Higher Education

    A Transformative Approach for Leaders and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jackie Potter, Cristina Devecchi

    Presenting leadership of educational change in higher education as a dynamic, collaborative and evolving area, Delivering Educational Change in Higher Education provides rich examples of how new ways of working are being adopted and adapted. It brings together leaders and practitioners, as authors…

    Paperback – 2020-02-20 
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    SEDA Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Adapted Physical Education book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Adapted Physical Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin A. Haegele, Samuel R. Hodge, Deborah R. Shapiro

    This handbook represents the first comprehensive and evidence-based review of theory, research, and practice in the field of adapted physical education (APE). Exploring philosophical and foundational aspects of APE, the book outlines the main conceptual frameworks informing research and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Black Americans in Higher Education: Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8 book cover

    Black Americans in Higher Education

    Africana Studies: A Review of Social Science Research, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    Edited by James L. Conyers, Jr.

    Narrating the realities of teacher burn out, the reception of a Black intelligentsia, and HIV awareness in local communities, the eighth volume of Africana Studies explores Higher Education across the US as inextricably related to contemporary issues facing Black Americans. Featuring the work of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
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