Education: Sociology of Education

  • Reassessing 'Ability' Grouping: Improving Practice for Equity and Attainment book cover

    Reassessing 'Ability' Grouping

    Improving Practice for Equity and Attainment, 1st Edition

    By Becky Francis, Becky Taylor, Antonina Tereshchenko

    Presenting original quantitative and qualitative data from a large-scale empirical research project conducted in British secondary schools, Reassessing ‘Ability’ Grouping analyses the impact of attainment grouping on pupil outcomes, teacher effectiveness and social equality. Alongside a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Diversity Frameworks in Higher Education book cover

    Rethinking Diversity Frameworks in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Edna B. Chun, Joe R. Feagin

    With the goal of building more inclusive working, learning, and living environments in higher education, this book seeks to reframe understandings of forms of everyday exclusion that affect members of nondominant groups on predominantly white college campuses. The book contextualizes the need for a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Language and Cultural Practices in Communities and Schools: Bridging Learning for Students from Non-Dominant Groups book cover

    Language and Cultural Practices in Communities and Schools

    Bridging Learning for Students from Non-Dominant Groups, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inmaculada M. García-Sánchez, Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

    Drawing on sociocultural theories of learning, this book examines how the everyday language practices and cultural funds of knowledge of youth from non-dominant or minoritized groups can be used as center points for classroom learning in ways that help all students both to sustain and expand their…

    Paperback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Democracy, Education and Research: The Struggle for Public Life book cover

    Democracy, Education and Research

    The Struggle for Public Life, 1st Edition

    By John Schostak, Ivor F. Goodson

    Considering how practices and processes of research and education can create fundamental, radical social change, Democracy, Education and Research assesses the meaning of ‘public impact‘ by rethinking what is meant by ‘public‘ and how it is essential to the methodologies of education and research.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Zygmunt Bauman on Education in Liquid Modernity book cover

    Zygmunt Bauman on Education in Liquid Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Best

    Zygmunt Bauman on Education in Liquid Modernity evaluates the contribution that Bauman has made to education studies. It outlines the central themes within social analysis in Bauman’s writings, and examines how researchers have applied his key ideas to explore current theoretical issues.  The book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • North American Scholars of Comparative Education: Examining the Work and Influence of Notable 20th Century Comparativists book cover

    North American Scholars of Comparative Education

    Examining the Work and Influence of Notable 20th Century Comparativists, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erwin H. Epstein

    This book brings together fifteen comprehensive studies of significant North American scholars of comparative education from the 20th century. Providing relevant biographical detail, chapters analyse each figure’s approach to comparative education and their on-going influences on the field.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Oxford Studies in Comparative Education

  • American Education book cover

    American Education

    19th Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Featuring current information and challenging perspectives on the latest issues and forces shaping the American educational system—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, Joel Spring introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • Faith, Diversity, and Education: An Ethnography of a Conservative Christian School book cover

    Faith, Diversity, and Education

    An Ethnography of a Conservative Christian School, 1st Edition

    By Allison Blosser

    This volume explores how conservative Christian schools are shaping education in America and in turn, students’ attitudes about diversity. Based on data collected as part of a year-long, ethnographic study of a K-12 conservative, Christian school in the South, this volume analyzes the way that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Contemporary Muslim Girlhoods in India: A Study of Social Justice, Identity and Agency in Assam book cover

    Contemporary Muslim Girlhoods in India

    A Study of Social Justice, Identity and Agency in Assam, 1st Edition

    By Saba M. Hussain

    Based on empirical research in India, this book presents a post-colonial feminist analysis of subjectivities available to Muslim girls and the ways in which they are inhabited and negotiated. Examining government education policies together with the narratives of teachers and parents, the author…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Educating Young Children: A Lifetime Journey into a Froebelian Approach: The Selected Works of Tina Bruce book cover

    Educating Young Children: A Lifetime Journey into a Froebelian Approach

    The Selected Works of Tina Bruce, 1st Edition

    By Tina Bruce

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their most significant pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in India and Australia book cover

    Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in India and Australia

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Arvanitakis, Bhushan Sudhanshu, Pothen Nayantara, Srivastava Aarti

    This book examines the massive transformation of higher education systems worldwide, due to globalistaion, information technology enabled massification of education. It looks at the relevance of universities in a time of social, cultural, technological and economic disruptions. The chapters discuss…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India

  • Designs for Experimentation and Inquiry: Approaching Learning and Knowing in Digital Transformation book cover

    Designs for Experimentation and Inquiry

    Approaching Learning and Knowing in Digital Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Åsa Mäkitalo, Todd E. Nicewonger, Mark Elam

    Designs for Experimentation and Inquiry examines how digital media is reconfiguring the established worlds of research, education, and professional practice. It reflects on the theoretical, methodological, and ethical issues shaping contemporary engagements with digital learning and offers insights…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

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