Education: Theory of Education

  • Global Perspectives on Developing Professional Learning Communities book cover

    Global Perspectives on Developing Professional Learning Communities

    Edited by Nicholas Sun-Keung Pang, Ting Wang

    This book discusses distinctive features of the professional learning community concept, practices and processes across six different education systems in the Asia-Pacific region, namely Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and the United States. It provides a platform for an…

    Hardback – 2017-12-17 
    Routledge

  • A Theory of Moral Education book cover

    A Theory of Moral Education

    By Michael Hand

    Children must be taught morality. They must be taught to recognise the authority of moral standards and to understand what makes them authoritative. But there’s a problem: the content and justification of morality are matters of reasonable disagreement among reasonable people. This makes it hard to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urban education, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine teaching, urban schools, community and race issues in education in the US,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Neoliberalism, Gender and Education Work book cover

    Neoliberalism, Gender and Education Work

    Edited by Sarah A. Robert, Heidi Pitzer, Ana Luisa Muñoz García

    How does neoliberalism in the education field shape who teachers are and what they can be? What are the effects of neoliberal logic on students? How is gender at the core of what it means to teach and learn in neoliberal educational institutions? Neoliberalism, Gender and Education Work examines…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism, Critical Pedagogy and Education book cover

    Neoliberalism, Critical Pedagogy and Education

    Edited by Ravi Kumar

    This volume examines the role of neoliberalism and its impact on education in South Asia. It contends that education is in a state of crisis across the world. This is reflected not only in the way the state has withdrawn to pave way for private capital but also in the manner in which knowledge and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History's Schools book cover

    Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements

    History's Schools

    Edited by Aziz Choudry, Salim Vally

    How do educators and activists in today’s struggles for change use historical materials from earlier periods of organizing for political education? How do they create and engage with independent and often informal archives and debates? How do they ultimately connect this historical knowledge with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Marxisms and Education book cover

    Marxisms and Education

    Edited by Noah De Lissovoy

    Beginning from the premise that a range of Marxist theoretical tendencies, or Marxisms, inform recent critical scholarship in education, this volume reaffirms, rearticulates, and interrogates central philosophical and practical commitments in this tradition. Chapters engage important issues…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research book cover

    Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research

    Edited by Mike Cole, William Penuel, Kevin O'Neill

    Most intervention research in education aims to demonstrate the efficacy of specific programs and practices. The assumption is that if researchers can produce evidence-based programs that work in a variety of settings, educators will take them up on a large scale. Unfortunately, this approach…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    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

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Play and Wellbeing book cover

    Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Filmed School: Desire, transgression and the filmic fantasy of pedagogy book cover

    Filmed School

    Desire, transgression and the filmic fantasy of pedagogy

    By James Stillwaggon, David Jelinek

    Filmed School examines the place that teaching holds in the public imaginary through its portrayal in cinema. From early films such as Mädchen in Uniform and La Maternelle to contemporary images of teaching in Notes on a Scandal and The History Boys, teachers’ roles in film have been consistently…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

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