Education: Sociology of Education

  • Culture as a Vocation: Sociology of career choices in cultural management book cover

    Culture as a Vocation

    Sociology of career choices in cultural management, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Dubois

    Vocational occupations are attractive not so much for their material rewards as for the prestige and self-fulfillment they confer. They require a strong personal commitment, which can be subjectively experienced in terms of passion and selflessness. The choice of a career in the cultural sector…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Higher Education book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by James E. Cote, Andy Furlong

    This is the first handbook to cover the sociological approaches to higher education. It is timely because of global expansions of mass higher educational systems, especially as these systems come under scrutiny by a variety of stakeholders. Questions are being raised about the value of traditional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Global Youth in Digital Trajectories book cover

    Global Youth in Digital Trajectories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michalis Kontopodis, Christos Varvantakis, Christoph Wulf

    Global Youth in Digital Trajectories explores the most recent developments regarding youth and media in a global perspective. Representing an innovative contribution to virtual research methods, this book presents research carried out in areas as diverse as Greece, the Netherlands, Germany, Brazil,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Family Mobility: Reconciling Career Opportunities and Educational Strategy book cover

    Family Mobility

    Reconciling Career Opportunities and Educational Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Doherty, Wendy Patton, Paul Shield

    Family mobility decisions reveal much about how the public and private realms of social life interact and change. This sociological study explores how contemporary families reconcile individual members’ career and education projects within the family unit over time and space, and unpacks the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • John Wesley and the Education of Children: Gender, Class and Piety book cover

    John Wesley and the Education of Children

    Gender, Class and Piety, 1st Edition

    By Linda A. Ryan

    Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746. However, his educational endeavours extended well beyond that single institution, even to non-Methodist educational programmes. This book sets out…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • International Deficit Thinking: Educational Thought and Practice book cover

    International Deficit Thinking

    Educational Thought and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Richard R. Valencia

    International Deficit Thinking: Educational Thought and Practice explores the incontrovertible reality of the persistent and pervasive academic achievement gap in many countries between marginalized students (primarily of color) and their economically advantaged White counterparts. For example,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • High School for All in East Asia: Comparing Experiences book cover

    High School for All in East Asia

    Comparing Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shinichi Aizawa, Mei Kagawa, Jeremy Rappleye

    Although late to industrialize, East Asia has witnessed rapid development whilst maintaining some of the highest educational enrollment rates and indicators of academic achievement globally. From major players, such as China, to small city-states, such as Singapore, economic success and the growth…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Reimagining American Education to Serve All Our Children: Why Should We Educate in a Democracy? book cover

    Reimagining American Education to Serve All Our Children

    Why Should We Educate in a Democracy?, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Greenblatt, Nicholas M. Michelli

    Reimagining American Education to Serve All Our Children: Why Should We Educate in a Democracy? examines and reevaluates the history and purpose of public education in the United States, in order to provide students of current and future generations with a robust and fulfilling learning experience.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Schools in an Urban Community: A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965 book cover

    Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Critical Thinking: Developing the Intellectual Tools for Social Justice book cover

    Critical Thinking

    Developing the Intellectual Tools for Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Zornado, Jill Harrison, Daniel Weisman

    Critical Thinking presents, defines and explains the intellectual skills and habits of mind that comprise critical thinking and its relationship to social justice. Each of the sequential chapters includes detailed examples and learning exercises that guide the reader step by step from intellectual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • The Equal Classroom: Life-Changing Thinking About Gender book cover

    The Equal Classroom

    Life-Changing Thinking About Gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Rycroft-Smith, Graham Andre

    How much thinking have you done about gender? What does it feel like to be gay, trans or non-binary at school? How unbiased, safe and inclusive are our teachers, our schools and our systems, and what can we do about it? The time is ripe for a re-think, and the issues are pressing. Our pupils are…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • Teachers and Crisis: Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture book cover

    Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

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