Education: Sociology of Education

  • The Global Convergence Of Vocational and Special Education: Mass Schooling and Modern Educability book cover

    The Global Convergence Of Vocational and Special Education

    Mass Schooling and Modern Educability, 1st Edition

    By John G. Richardson, Jinting Wu, Douglas M. Judge

    The global trend in educational participation has brought with it a cross-national consequence: the expansion of students with "special needs" (SEN) placed in special education and the growth of "low achieving" students diverted to vocational tracks. This book explores the global expansion of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Special Educational Needs

  • Boys Don't Try? Rethinking Masculinity in Schools book cover

    Boys Don't Try? Rethinking Masculinity in Schools

    1st Edition

    By Matt Pinkett, Mark Roberts

    There is a significant problem in our schools: too many boys are struggling. The list of things to concern teachers is long. Disappointing academic results, a lack of interest in studying, higher exclusion rates, increasing mental health issues, sexist attitudes, an inability to express emotions...…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

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

    How Do You Know?

    The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Critical Race Theory in Mathematics Education book cover

    Critical Race Theory in Mathematics Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julius Davis, Christopher C. Jett

    Critical Race Theory in Mathematics Education brings together scholarship that uses critical race theory (CRT) to provide a comprehensive understanding of race, racism, social justice, and experiential knowledge of African Americans’ mathematics education. CRT has gained traction within the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education: The selected works of Justin Dillon book cover

    Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education

    The selected works of Justin Dillon, 1st Edition

    By Justin Dillon

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

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Mindful Practice for Social Justice: A Guide for Educators and Professional Learning Communities book cover

    Mindful Practice for Social Justice

    A Guide for Educators and Professional Learning Communities, 1st Edition

    By Raquel Ríos

    This book is designed to help you bring mindfulness and social justice to the forefront of your education practice, so you can work toward self-actualization and social transformation. Author Raquel Ríos offers instructional practices, coaching strategies and implementation tools to help you…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Race and Colorism in Education book cover

    Race and Colorism in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Monroe

    As one of the first scholarly books to focus on colorism in education, this volume considers how connections between race and color may influence school-based experiences. Chapter authors question how variations in skin tone, as well as related features such as hair texture and eye color,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Career Guidance for Social Justice: Contesting Neoliberalism book cover

    Career Guidance for Social Justice

    Contesting Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Foucault and Education: Putting Theory to Work book cover

    Foucault and Education

    Putting Theory to Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Specially selected by Stephen Ball, this is a collection of the best and most interesting recently published papers that ‘use’ Foucault to analyse, destablise and re-claim educational ‘problems’. Arguably the best known social theorist in the western world, Foucault’s work is now widely used by…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Social Mobility for the 21st Century: Everyone a Winner? book cover

    Social Mobility for the 21st Century

    Everyone a Winner?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steph Lawler, Geoff Payne

    Social Mobility for the 21st Century addresses experiences of social mobility, and the detailed processes through which entrenched, intergenerationally transmitted privilege is reproduced. Contributions include (but are not limited to) family relationships, students’ encounters with higher…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Young People and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Times: A Challenge for Citizenship Education book cover

    Young People and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Times

    A Challenge for Citizenship Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz, Anna M. Zalewska, Kerry J. Kennedy

    Situated within the context of "post-soviet times", this book explores young people’s citizenship activities and values in three distinct environments: post-soviet union countries, post-soviet union satellites, and countries that were independent of the soviet-union. Its purpose is to investigate…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Education and Social Dynamics: A Multilevel Analysis of Curriculum Change in Turkey book cover

    Education and Social Dynamics

    A Multilevel Analysis of Curriculum Change in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Arnd-Michael Nohl, R. Nazlı Somel

    Education and Social Dynamics offers a new approach to analyzing curriculum change by investigating the entanglement of education and society in markedly heterogeneous Turkey, which has recently witnessed nation-wide curriculum reforms. While the new curriculum has attempted to homogenize all…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

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