Education: Sociology of Education

  • Edward Said and Education book cover

    Edward Said and Education

    1st Edition

    By Zeus Leonardo

    This volume offers a deep interpretation of Edward Said’s literary thought toward the development of educational criticism. Insofar as Said’s academic career was built around the contours of literary analysis, Leonardo demonstrates how Said’s work propels scholarship on schooling in ways that…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Ideas in Education

  • Human Rights Education for Psychologists book cover

    Human Rights Education for Psychologists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Polli Hagenaars, Marlena Plavsic, Nora Sveaass, Ulrich Wagner, Tony Wainwright

    This ground-breaking book is designed to raise awareness of human rights implications in psychology, and provide knowledge and tools enabling psychologists to put a human rights perspective into practice. Psychologists have always been deeply engaged in alleviating the harmful consequences human…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Charter Schools: Lessons in School Reform book cover

    Charter Schools

    Lessons in School Reform, 1st Edition

    By Liane Brouillette

    This book takes the reader inside the charter school movement, answering such questions as: *What is a charter school? *How are charter schools different from other public schools? *What does it take to create a charter school? *What motivates the people who initiate such schools? *What…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women Education Scholars and their Children's Schooling book cover

    Women Education Scholars and their Children's Schooling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Scott, Allison Henward

    This volume offers both theoretical and research-based accounts from mothers in academia who must balance their own intricate knowledge of school systems, curriculum and pedagogy with their children’s education and school lives. It explores the contextual advantages and disadvantages of "knowing…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • LGBTQI Parented Families and Schools: Visibility, Representation, and Pride book cover

    LGBTQI Parented Families and Schools

    Visibility, Representation, and Pride, 1st Edition

    By Anna Carlile, Carrie Paechter

    Exploring the experiences of LGBTQI+ parents and their children and their relationship with schools, this book illuminates how these families work with schools, and how schools do, or do not, support children of LGBTQI parents. Based on empirical research and making space for the voices of both…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Learning from Urban Immigrant Youth About Academic Literacies book cover

    Learning from Urban Immigrant Youth About Academic Literacies

    1st Edition

    By Jie Y. Park

    This book reports on a two-year long, qualitative literacy case study of the academic literacies of first and second-generation immigrant youth in an afterschool tutoring program in South Bronx, New York. Through transcripts of tutoring sessions, interview data, and youths’ written work, each…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women: Stories from Australia and the UK book cover

    Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women

    Stories from Australia and the UK, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Keddie

    This book draws on the stories of female educators and young Muslim women to explore issues of identity, justice and education. Situated against a backdrop of unprecedented Islamophobia and new articulations of ‘White-lash’, this book draws on case study research conducted over a ten-year period…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Strengthening Families, Communities, and Schools to Support Children's Development: Neighborhoods of Promise book cover

    Strengthening Families, Communities, and Schools to Support Children's Development

    Neighborhoods of Promise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund W. Gordon, Betina Jean-Louis, Nkechi Obiora

    Drawing on a range of contexts influenced by the Promise Neighborhoods Program—a federal place-based initiative to improve educational outcomes for students in distressed urban and rural neighborhoods—this book outlines effective characteristics and elements for implementing supplementary education…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Young Bisexual Women�s Experiences in Secondary Schools book cover

    Young Bisexual Women�s Experiences in Secondary Schools

    1st Edition

    By Mary-Anne McAllum

    Emerging from a case study in secondary schools, this book explores young bisexual women’s notions of bisexuality through their own sense of self-identification and how they express their personal beliefs. McAllum sheds light on the presence and practices of "bisexual misrecognition" and "…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts: A Critical Sociocultural Approach book cover

    Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts

    A Critical Sociocultural Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terrie Epstein, Carla Peck

    Grounded in a critical sociocultural approach, this volume examines issues associated with teaching and learning difficult histories in international contexts. Defined as representations of past violence and oppression, difficult histories are contested and can evoke emotional, often painful,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Professional Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Past Trends and Future Outcomes book cover

    Professional Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    Past Trends and Future Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Fountaine Boykin, Adriel Hilton, Robert Palmer

    This book focuses on the significant role that professional education programs play at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and these programs’ impact on society. Chapter authors discuss the contexts and experiences of students who have attended these programs, including their…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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