Education: Sociology of Education

  • Between Two Worlds

    Black Students in an Urban Community College

    By Lois Weis

    First published in 1985, this book explores the ‘lived culture’ of urban black students in a community college located in a large northeastern city in the United States. The author immersed herself in the institution she was studying for a full academic year, exploring both the direct experiences…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
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  • Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture

    By Dennis Carlson

    Advocates of the ‘back-to-basics’ movement argue that a basic skills programme ensures that students are educated to a minimum level of literacy required to enter the labour force. Critics charge that these efforts only increase school bureaucracy and undermine teachers’ autonomy in the classroom.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
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  • Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
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  • Becoming Critical Teacher Educators: Narratives of Disruption, Possibility, and Praxis book cover

    Becoming Critical Teacher Educators

    Narratives of Disruption, Possibility, and Praxis

    Edited by Julie Ellison Justice, F. Blake Tenore

    The personal and professional are woven together in this collection of scholarly narratives by teacher educators who share their early critical experiences and model teaching practices to support continued resistance and possibilities in teacher education. Representing the myriad contexts where…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
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  • Fifty Years of Comparative Education book cover

    Fifty Years of Comparative Education

    Edited by Michele Schweisfurth

    This edited collection was produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Comparative Education, one of the most established and prestigious journals in the field. Each chapter was written by a leading scholar of comparative and international education. The collection marks a creative…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
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  • Routledge Library Editions: Education and Multiculturalism book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Multiculturalism

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1976 and 1997, this collection draws together research and practical guidance on schooling in a multicultural environment. Some of the books explore the issues of education for immigrants; others offer case study insights of the experience of bilingual…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Multiculturalism

  • One Child, Many Worlds: Early Learning in Multicultural Communities book cover

    One Child, Many Worlds

    Early Learning in Multicultural Communities

    Edited by Eve Gregory

    Originally published in 1997. By drawing on the experiences of children aged 3 to 8 attending schools in Britain, Germany, Iceland, Australia and the USA, the authors of these eleven case studies provide insights into what it means for young children to enter a new language and culture in school.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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  • The Education of Immigrant Children: A Social-Psychological Introduction book cover

    The Education of Immigrant Children

    A Social-Psychological Introduction

    By A. J. Cropley

    Originally published in 1983. This book concentrates on the psychological factors within immigrants and on the importance of these for relations with locals and for education. It argues that immigrants experience a state of estrangement from both their own societies and from the receiving society.…

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  • Teaching in a Multicultural Society: The Task for Teacher Education book cover

    Teaching in a Multicultural Society

    The Task for Teacher Education

    Edited by Maurice Craft

    Originally published in 1981. This book authoritatively and comprehensively documents the extent of the response to the changing responsibilities of initial and in-service teacher education in a multicultural society. It look at provisions and perceptions of need and indicates future avenues…

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  • Educating All: Multicultural Perspectives in the Primary School book cover

    Educating All

    Multicultural Perspectives in the Primary School

    By Elizabeth Grugeon, Peter Woods

    Originally published in 1990. Following the Swann Report of 1985 and its pleas for ‘Education for All’ the need for multicultural education in all areas was generally recognised. This need was particularly pressing in primary schools since racial attitudes are formed early in life and may be…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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  • Language, Culture and Young Children: Developing English in the Multi-ethnic Nursery and Infant School book cover

    Language, Culture and Young Children

    Developing English in the Multi-ethnic Nursery and Infant School

    Edited by Pat Pinsent

    Originally published in 1992. This book is designed to help the teacher facing the challenge posed by multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-language classes. The contributions, from teachers and Higher Education tutors, are based on experience and research in this area and their emphasis is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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  • Teaching in Multiracial Schools: A Guidebook book cover

    Teaching in Multiracial Schools

    A Guidebook

    By David Hill

    Originally published in 1976. This book helps beginning and practising teachers to operate effectively in multiracial schools; its emphasis is on practical guidance for the classroom. It presents a review of the salient features of teaching in multiracial schools, comprising a brief description of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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