Paperbacks Direct: Education Policy & Politics

  • Education, Industrialization and the End of Empire in Singapore book cover

    Education, Industrialization and the End of Empire in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Blackburn

    Singapore under the ruling People’s Action Party government has been categorized as a developmental state which has utilized education as an instrument of its economic policies and nation-building agenda. However, contrary to accepted assumptions, the use of education by the state to promote…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Space and Practice of Reading: A Case Study of Reading and Social Class in Singapore book cover

    The Space and Practice of Reading

    A Case Study of Reading and Social Class in Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Chin Ee Loh

    Mirroring worldwide debates on social class, literacy rates, and social change, this study explores the intersection between reading and social class in Singapore, one of the top scorers on the Programme for International Assessment (PISA) tests, and questions the rhetoric of social change that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Policy and Practice in Science Education for the Gifted: Approaches from Diverse National Contexts book cover

    Policy and Practice in Science Education for the Gifted

    Approaches from Diverse National Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manabu Sumida, Keith S Taber

    Gifted education has come to be regarded as a key national programme in many coutnries, and gifted education in science disciplines is now being recognised to be of major importance for economic and technological development. Despite these initiatives and developments internationally, there are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age book cover

    Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age

    1st Edition

    By David Lewin

    Educational Philosophy for a Post-secular Age reinterprets post-secular insights for educational theory by recognising that the persistence of religion in contemporary life raises new questions about the place of religion in education. Two common assumptions are critically examined: first, that the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • World Yearbook of Education 2017: Assessment Inequalities book cover

    World Yearbook of Education 2017

    Assessment Inequalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Allan, Alfredo J. Artiles

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on assessment systems and efforts to advance equity in education at a time of growing inequalities. It considers new economic trends and investigates how constraints appear to be influencing assessment and identification practices…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    World Yearbook of Education

  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to Early Childhood Education and Care: Perspectives from Australia book cover

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Early Childhood Education and Care

    Perspectives from Australia, 1st Edition

    By Susanne Garvis, Matthew Manning

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Early Childhood Education and Care explores early childhood education and care in Australia from a variety of perspectives, highlighting the complexity of working within the field and the need for a truly interdisciplinary approach. It argues that only a holistic…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Local Citizenship in the Global Arena: Educating for community participation and change book cover

    Local Citizenship in the Global Arena

    Educating for community participation and change, 1st Edition

    By Sally Findlow

    Local Citizenship in the Global Arena proposes a reconsideration of both citizenship and citizenship education, moving away equally from prevailing ‘global citizenship’ and ‘fundamental British values’ approaches towards a curriculum for education that is essentially about creating cosmopolitan,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Educational Leadership and Pierre Bourdieu book cover

    Educational Leadership and Pierre Bourdieu

    1st Edition

    By Pat Thomson

    Pierre Bourdieu was one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. He argued for, and practiced, rigorous and reflexive scholarship, interrogating the inequities and injustices of modern societies. Through a lifetime’s explication of the ways in which schooling both produces and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

  • Towards a Political Theory of the University: Public reason, democracy and higher education book cover

    Towards a Political Theory of the University

    Public reason, democracy and higher education, 1st Edition

    By Morgan White

    Towards a Political Theory of the University argues that state and market forces threaten to diminish the legitimacy, authority and fundamental purposes of higher education systems. The political role of higher education has been insufficiently addressed by academics in recent decades. By applying…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Practice Theory and Education: Diffractive readings in professional practice book cover

    Practice Theory and Education

    Diffractive readings in professional practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julianne Lynch, Julie Rowlands, Trevor Gale, Andrew Skourdoumbis

    Practice Theory and Education challenges how we think about ‘practice’, examining what it means across different fields and sites. It is organised into four themes: discursive practices; practice, change and organisations; practising subjectivity; and professional practice, public policy and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Global Networks, Local Actions: Rethinking adult education policy in the 21st century book cover

    Global Networks, Local Actions

    Rethinking adult education policy in the 21st century, 1st Edition

    By Marcella Milana

    Global Networks, Local Actions: Rethinking adult education policy in the 21st century examines public policy developments in adult education, exploring the policy framing of adult education practice in a range of socio-cultural contexts, and contributing to the development of policy research from…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Classed Intersections: Spaces, Selves, Knowledges book cover

    Classed Intersections

    Spaces, Selves, Knowledges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yvette Taylor

    Classed Intersections examines the salience, transformation and tension of class analysis at a crucial juncture in its return to and reinvention of sociological agendas. The contributors, including both established and emerging academics, examine class as produced through combined social, cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

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