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  • Middle-class School Choice in Urban Spaces: The economics of public schooling and globalized education reform book cover

    Middle-class School Choice in Urban Spaces

    The economics of public schooling and globalized education reform, 1st Edition

    By Emma E. Rowe

    Middle-class School Choice in Urban Spaces examines government-funded public schools from a range of perspectives and scholarship in order to examine the historical, political and economic conditions of public schooling within a globalized, post-welfare context. In this book, Rowe argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Making Sense of Education in Post-Handover Hong Kong: Achievements and challenges book cover

    Making Sense of Education in Post-Handover Hong Kong

    Achievements and challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Kwan-Choi Tse, Michael H. Lee

    Since 1997 when Hong Kong became a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, a string of education reforms have been introduced to improve the quality of education and maintain Hong Kong’s economic competitiveness in the age of globalization. This book provides a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge

  • Teacher Agency and Policy Response in English Language Teaching book cover

    Teacher Agency and Policy Response in English Language Teaching

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick C. L. Ng, Esther F. Boucher-Yip

    The role of English in the global arena has prompted official language-in-education policy makers to adopt language education policies to enable its citizens to be proficient in English and to access knowledge. Local educational contexts in different countries have implemented English education in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Japan: Beyond lesson study book cover

    Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Japan

    Beyond lesson study, 1st Edition

    By Koji Tanaka, Kanae Nishioka, Terumasa Ishii

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the history and current status of policy, research and practices of curriculum, classroom instruction and assessment in Japan. It outlines the mechanism of curriculum organization and the history of the National Courses of Study, and assesses the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Policy Discourses in Malaysian Education: A nation in the making book cover

    Policy Discourses in Malaysian Education

    A nation in the making, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suseela Malakolunthu, Nagappan C. Rengasamy

    Since independence in 1957, Malaysia has become a globally-recognised industrial trading partner. With a 60% Muslim population, it also enjoys the reputation of being a moderate and peaceful nation. However, with just a short time left to realising its Vision 2020 of developed nationhood, the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Differentiation in Schools book cover

    The Politics of Differentiation in Schools

    1st Edition

    By Martin Mills, Amanda Keddie, Peter Renshaw, Sue Monk

    In many English-speaking countries, teachers are encouraged to differentiate their classrooms, and in some cases, through various policy mechanisms. This encouragement is often accompanied by threats and sanctions for not making the grade. By exploring the ways in which one education system in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women's Education in Modern India: Double Discrimination book cover

    Dalit Women's Education in Modern India

    Double Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Shailaja Paik

    Inspired by egalitarian doctrines, the Dalit communities in India have been fighting for basic human and civic rights since the middle of the nineteenth century. In this book, Shailaja Paik focuses on the struggle of Dalit women in one arena - the realm of formal education – and examines a range of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • On the Politics of Educational Theory: Rhetoric, theoretical ambiguity, and the construction of society book cover

    On the Politics of Educational Theory

    Rhetoric, theoretical ambiguity, and the construction of society, 1st Edition

    By Tomasz Szkudlarek

    On the Politics of Educational Theory considers the political significance of educational theory as a specific genre of public discourse. Rather than understanding educational theories solely as addressing issues of childrearing and instruction, this book aims to view educational theories in a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Reclaiming Discipline for Education: Knowledge, relationships and the birth of community book cover

    Reclaiming Discipline for Education

    Knowledge, relationships and the birth of community, 1st Edition

    By James MacAllister

    Discipline is of profound educational importance, both inside educational institutions and outside of them in personal and social life. Reclaiming Discipline for Education revisits neglected philosophical ideas about discipline in education and uses these ideas to re-think practices and discourses…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Using Shakespeare's Plays to Explore Education Policy Today: Neoliberalism through the lens of Renaissance humanism book cover

    Using Shakespeare's Plays to Explore Education Policy Today

    Neoliberalism through the lens of Renaissance humanism, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ward

    Shakespeare is revered as the greatest writer in the English language, yet education reform in the English-speaking world is informed primarily by the ‘market order’, rather than the kind of humanism we might associate with Shakespeare. By considering Shakespeare’s dramatisation of the principles…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Education and Political Subjectivities in Neoliberal Times and Places: Emergences of norms and possibilities book cover

    Education and Political Subjectivities in Neoliberal Times and Places

    Emergences of norms and possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Reimers, Lena Martinsson

    Education and Political Subjectivities in Neoliberal Times and Places investigates the conditions and possibilities for political subjectivities to emerge in international educational contexts, where neoliberal norms are repeated, performed and transformed. Through demonstrating the possibility of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • The Charter School Solution: Distinguishing Fact from Rhetoric book cover

    The Charter School Solution

    Distinguishing Fact from Rhetoric, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara L. Affolter, Jamel K. Donnor

    Challenging the popular perception that the free market can objectively ameliorate inequality and markedly improve student academic achievement, this book examines the overly positivistic rhetoric surrounding charter schools. Taking a multifocal approach, this book examines how charter schools…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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