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  • Faculty Development in Developing Countries: Improving Teaching Quality in Higher Education book cover

    Faculty Development in Developing Countries

    Improving Teaching Quality in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristine Smith, Katherine Hudson

    Learner-centered approaches to teaching, such as small group discussions, debates, role plays and project-based assignments, help students develop critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills. However, more traditional lecture-based approaches still predominate in classrooms in higher…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Class Consciousness and Education in Sweden: A Marxist Analysis of Revolution in a Social Democracy book cover

    Class Consciousness and Education in Sweden

    A Marxist Analysis of Revolution in a Social Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Alpesh Maisuria

    Emerging from a Marxist perspective, this book focuses on the importance of social class and the role of education broadly in relation to the possibility of revolutionary change in Sweden and beyond. Critically tracing the celebrated so-called ‘Swedish model’ from its inception to its current…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07

  • Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship: Stories from Activist Academics book cover

    Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship

    Stories from Activist Academics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco J. Guajardo, Leslie Ann Locke

    Story and auto-ethnography are study methods based on decolonizing and liberating research perspectives. Stories, auto-ethnographies, and other qualitative methodologies enable the researcher/educator to be both a research instrument and an object in their study. Stories allow for the examination…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22

  • Revival: School Education (1929): Volume III book cover

    Revival: School Education (1929)

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    By Mason M. Charlotte

    School Education, the third volume of Charlotte Mason's Homeschooling Series, consists of thoughts about the teaching and curriculum of children aged 9-12, either at school or at home. She suggests that parents should practice what she calls "masterly inactivity"-not neglectful or permissive…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge Revivals

  • Education Policy Analysis for a Complex World: Poststructural possibilities book cover

    Education Policy Analysis for a Complex World

    Poststructural possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Amy Scott Metcalfe

    In the past decade, poststructural policy analysis in education has evolved, primarily focusing on disrupting dominant narratives about education policy research, development and implementation, and the aims and outcomes of the policy-research nexus. This book originates from an ‘Education Policy…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10

  • The Conservative Case for Education: Against the Current book cover

    The Conservative Case for Education

    Against the Current, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Tate

    The Conservative Case for Education argues that educational thinking in English-speaking countries over the last fifty years has been massively influenced by a dominant liberal ideology based on unchallenged assumptions. Conservative voices pushing against the current of this ideology have been few…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Education State and Crisis: A Marxist Perspective book cover

    Education State and Crisis

    A Marxist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Madan Sarup

    First published in 1982, this work is a critical survey of contemporary educational debates and themes which took on new urgency and importance at the time. In particular, it explores the problematic nature of ‘progressive education’ and ‘discipline’; the changes in the labour process and youth…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Teaching Under Attack book cover

    Teaching Under Attack

    1st Edition

    By Walter Roy

    First published in 1983, Teaching Under Attack examines the nature and direction of the attack on the education service, and on the teaching profession in particular. It examines the effects of cuts on UK schools and also considers how far the activities of teachers’ unions can counteract such…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Culture, Education and the State book cover

    Culture, Education and the State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D. Stephens

    First published in 1988, this book is built around the trio of interrelated themes of ‘The State’, ‘Culture’, and ‘Education’. The essays look at a variety of institutions, including the BBC, The British Library and the Arts Council, and discuss the educational roles that they adopt and how they…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Education in/for Socialism: Historical, Current and Future Perspectives book cover

    Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • The Edge of Race: Critical examinations of education and race/racism book cover

    The Edge of Race

    Critical examinations of education and race/racism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Zeus Leonardo, David Gillborn

    The phrase ‘the edge of race’ can be used both as a description and as a response to two key concerns. The first of these is that while race is increasingly on the periphery of education policy – with a growing disregard shown for racist inequities, as education systems become dominated by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • Religious Schools in Europe: Institutional Opportunities and Contemporary Challenges book cover

    Religious Schools in Europe

    Institutional Opportunities and Contemporary Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Floris Vermeulen, Michael Merry, Veit Bader

    The European Convention on Human Rights guarantees freedom of education, including the opportunities to create and operate faith-based schools. However, as European societies become more religiously diverse and ‘less religious’ at the same time, the role of faith-based schools is increasingly being…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

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