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  • Transnational Students and Mobility: Lived Experiences of Migration book cover

    Transnational Students and Mobility

    Lived Experiences of Migration, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Soong

    As globalisation deepens, student mobility and migration has not only impacted economy and institutions, it has also infused human desires, imaginaries, experiences and subjectivities. In Transnational Students and Mobility, Hannah Soong portrays the vexed nexus of education and migration as a site…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Social Class and Transnational Human Capital: How Middle and Upper Class Parents Prepare Their Children for Globalization book cover

    Social Class and Transnational Human Capital

    How Middle and Upper Class Parents Prepare Their Children for Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Hans Silke, Sören Carlson

    Due to globalization processes, foreign language skills, knowledge about other countries and intercultural competences have increasingly become important for societies and people’s social positions. Previous research on social inequality, however, has dominantly focused on the reproduction of class…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Place of Humanities in Our Universities book cover

    The Place of Humanities in Our Universities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mrinal Miri

    This volume examines the critical role of the humanities in universities in India and attempts to redefine its place, meaning and function in education. Bringing together distinguished scholars in the country, it debates the status and predicament of the humanities in the academic programmes within…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • World Englishes: Rethinking Paradigms book cover

    World Englishes

    Rethinking Paradigms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ee Ling Low, Anne Pakir

    In this book, leading scholars in the field of World Englishes (WE) offer fresh perspectives in re-thinking issues on the use of English as a global language in an interconnected world. Established as a legitimate field of study, WE offers a conceptual framework which has influenced scholarship in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Language Practices of Migrant Youth: From School to Home book cover

    Language Practices of Migrant Youth

    From School to Home, 1st Edition

    By Louisa Willoughby

    This ground breaking research explores language maintenance and shift focusing on a school community. Following students’ language practice inside and outside of school, the author offers a full picture of students’ multilingual practices and their role in shaping identity. Using case studies of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The 'Other' in Ourselves: Exploring the educational power of the humanities and arts book cover

    The 'Other' in Ourselves

    Exploring the educational power of the humanities and arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate de Medeiros, Kelly Niles-Yokum, Judith L. Howe

    Increasingly, scholars from many disciplines have begun to incorporate various modalities from the humanities and arts – novels, films, artwork, and other forms of expression – to help connect students with the experience of aging in deeply meaningful and person-centered ways. This collection…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Performing the State: Critical encounters with performance measurement in social and public policy book cover

    Performing the State

    Critical encounters with performance measurement in social and public policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Henman, Alison Gable

    Performance measurement is now a key management tool used by government to assess and enhance public services. It is also used as a tool for public sector transparency and accountability. Despite these noble objectives, performance measurement can also generate counterproductive and sometimes…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Women Activating Agency in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir book cover

    Women Activating Agency in Academia

    Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison L. Black, Susanne Garvis

    Women Activating Agency in Academia seeks to create and expand safe spaces for scholarly, professional and personal stories and assemblages of agency. It provides readers with the opportunity to connect with the strategies women are using to navigate academe and the core values, linked to trust,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Education and Ethno-Politics: Defending Identity in Iraq book cover

    Education and Ethno-Politics

    Defending Identity in Iraq, 1st Edition

    By Kelsey Shanks

    The Iraqi Disputed Territories consist of 15 districts stretching across four northern governorates. While an administrative solution for the disputed territories remains evasive, minority groups across the region have been pulled into a clash over demographic composition as each disputed district…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Bourdieusian Prospects book cover

    Bourdieusian Prospects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Adkins, Caragh Brosnan, Steven Threadgold

    Bourdieusian Prospects considers the ongoing relevance of Bourdieu's social theory for contemporary social science. Breaking with the tendency to reflect on Bourdieu's legacies, it brings established and emergent scholars together to debate the futures of a specifically Bourdieusian sociology.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • A Political Economy of Arab Education: Policies and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    A Political Economy of Arab Education

    Policies and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

    The failure of reform policies in areas of critical importance to Arab populations such as health and education played a central role in igniting the Arab Awakening, yet this policy perspective has been largely absent from recent studies of the region. Arab regimes most reliant on repression to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • 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

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