Education: Sociology of Education

  • 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

  • Migration, Religion, and Schooling in Liberal Democratic States book cover

    Migration, Religion, and Schooling in Liberal Democratic States

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Collet

    Speaking to an increasingly fluid world involving the migration of peoples and cultures, the global resilience of religion, and the role of schooling in fostering liberal democratic values, this book investigates the degree to which secular public schools might facilitate religious migrants’…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Queering Families, Schooling Publics: Keywords book cover

    Queering Families, Schooling Publics

    Keywords, 1st Edition

    By Anne Harris, Stacy Holman Jones, Sandra Faulkner, Eloise Brook

    At a time of increasingly diverse and dynamic debates on the intersections of contemporary LGBTQ rights, trans* visibility, same-sex families, and sexualities education, there is surprisingly little writing on what it means to queer notions of family and kinship networks in global context. Building…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Girlhood, Schools, and Media: Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl book cover

    Girlhood, Schools, and Media

    Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl, 1st Edition

    By Michele Paule

    This book explores the circulation and reception of popular discourses of achieving girlhood, and the ways in which girls themselves participate in such circulation. It examines the figure of the achieving girl within wider discourses of neoliberal self-management and post-feminist possibility,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Boys, Masculinities and Reading: Gender Identity and Literacy as Social Practice book cover

    Boys, Masculinities and Reading

    Gender Identity and Literacy as Social Practice, 1st Edition

    By Laura Scholes

    Boys, Masculinities and Reading explores elementary students’ interpretations of their experiences of reading and the contextual influences that impact those experiences. While research continues to highlight the apparent systematic underperformance of boys in comparison to girls on national and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • An Asset-Based Approach to Latino Education in the United States: Understanding Gaps and Advances book cover

    An Asset-Based Approach to Latino Education in the United States

    Understanding Gaps and Advances, 1st Edition

    By Eugene E. Garcia, Mehmet Ozturk

    Challenging perspectives that often characterize Latinos as ‘at-risk,’ this book takes an ‘asset’ approach, highlighting the favorable linguistic, cognitive, education, and cultural assets Latino children bring to educational settings. An Asset-Based Approach to Latino Education in the United…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Educational Policy Goes to School: Case Studies on the Limitations and Possibilities of Educational Innovation book cover

    Educational Policy Goes to School

    Case Studies on the Limitations and Possibilities of Educational Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilberto Conchas, Michael Gottfried, Briana Hinga, Leticia Oseguera

    Educational policies explicitly implemented in order to reduce educational gaps and promote access and success for disenfranchised youth can backfire—and often have the unintended result of widening those gaps. In this interdisciplinary collection of case studies, contributors examine cases of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • A Cultural History of Reforming Math for All: The Paradox of Making In/equality book cover

    A Cultural History of Reforming Math for All

    The Paradox of Making In/equality, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Diaz

    While many accept that math is a universal, culturally indifferent subject in school, this book demonstrates that this is anything but true. Building off of a historically conscious understanding of school reform, Diaz makes the case that the language of mathematics, and the symbols through which…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Education and Pedagogy in Cultural Change book cover

    Education and Pedagogy in Cultural Change

    1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Brezinka

    In a period of rapid cultural shifts, changing populations and new ideologies take hold and reshape political agendas and norms in the West. It is against this backdrop that Wolfgang Brezinka presents his controversial take on the impact these changes have made on the public education landscape.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Film as a Radical Pedagogic Tool book cover

    Film as a Radical Pedagogic Tool

    1st Edition

    By Deirdre O'Neill

    Emerging from Inside Film, a project that helps prisoners and people on probation make their own films, this book discusses the need for working class people to represent themselves and challenge mainstream stereotypes and assumptions about them. This project gave prisoners and parolees the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Affective Sexual Pedagogies in Film and Television book cover

    Affective Sexual Pedagogies in Film and Television

    1st Edition

    By Kyra Clarke

    Popular film and television hold valuable potential for learning about sex and sexuality beyond the information-based model of sex education currently in schools. This book argues that the representation of complicated—or "messy"—relationships in these popular cultural forms makes them potent as…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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