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  • Contemporary Research in Music Learning Across the Lifespan: Music Education and Human Development book cover

    Contemporary Research in Music Learning Across the Lifespan

    Music Education and Human Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Bugos

    This book examines contemporary issues in music teaching and learning throughout the lifespan, illuminating an emerging nexus of trends shaping modern research in music education. In the past, most music learning opportunities and research were focused upon the pre-adult population. Yet, music…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Homeschooling in the 21st Century: Research and Prospects book cover

    Homeschooling in the 21st Century

    Research and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Maranto, Debra A. Bell

    Education began on the most intimate levels: the family and the community. With industrialization, education became professionalized and bureaucratized, typically conducted in schools rather than homes. Over the past half century, however, schooling has increasingly returned home, both in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Environmental and Sustainability Education Policy: International Trends, Priorities and Challenges book cover

    Environmental and Sustainability Education Policy

    International Trends, Priorities and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrien Van Poeck, Jonas A. Lysgaard, Alan Reid

    This timely collection surveys and critiques studies of environmental and sustainability education (ESE) policy since the mid-1990s. The volume draws on a wide range of policy studies and syntheses to provide readers with insights into the international genealogy and priorities of ESE policy.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Humanist Realism for Sociologists book cover

    Humanist Realism for Sociologists

    1st Edition

    By Terry Leahy

    Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement.While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Lived Experiences of Women in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir book cover

    Lived Experiences of Women in Academia

    Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison L. Black, Susanne Garvis

    Lived Experiences of Women in Academia shares meaningful stories of women working in the academy, from numerous disciplines, backgrounds and countries, to unveil the complex and distinct dimensionalities they experience in their life and work. Chapters are written using a range of responsive,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • K�12 Education as a Hermeneutic Adventurous Endeavor: Toward an Educational Way of Thinking book cover

    K�12 Education as a Hermeneutic Adventurous Endeavor

    Toward an Educational Way of Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Doron Yosef-Hassidim

    Considering the role of compulsory mass education and schooling in a democratic society, this book introduces an alternative vision for K-12 education as an "adventurous endeavour." Grounded in a strong theoretical framework, Yosef-Hassidim reveals the negative impact of instrumentalization of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Anglophone Students Abroad: Identity, Social Relationships, and Language Learning book cover

    Anglophone Students Abroad

    Identity, Social Relationships, and Language Learning, 1st Edition

    By Rosamond Mitchell, Nicole Tracy-Ventura, Kevin McManus

    Anglophone students abroad: Identity, social relationships and language learning presents the findings of a major study of British students of French and Spanish undertaking residence abroad. The new dataset presented here provides both quantitative and qualitative information on language learning,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Engineering Education for Sustainable Development: A Capabilities Approach book cover

    Engineering Education for Sustainable Development

    A Capabilities Approach, 1st Edition

    By Mikateko Mathebula

    This book demonstrates how the theoretical concepts of the capabilities approach can be applied in the context of engineering education, and how this could be used to add nuance to our understanding of the contribution higher education can make to human flourishing. In demonstrating the usefulness…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Challenging the Cult of Self-Esteem in Education: Education, Psychology, and the Subaltern Self book cover

    Challenging the Cult of Self-Esteem in Education

    Education, Psychology, and the Subaltern Self, 1st Edition

    By Kenzo Bergeron

    In this book, Bergeron demonstrates the negative emotional and pedagogical repercussions that result from American educators’ embrace of self-esteem and the dogma surrounding its acceptance. Critically interpreting the meaning of self-esteem in education, he challenges "common sense" assumptions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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