Paperbacks Direct: Education Policy & Politics

  • From Citizenship Education to National Education: Perceptions of National Identity and National Education of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers book cover

    From Citizenship Education to National Education

    Perceptions of National Identity and National Education of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers, 1st Edition

    By King Man Eric Chong

    This book makes a timely contribution to understanding perceptions on national identity and National Education, with both of them have become controversial topics in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. In a so-called globalization era, national identity and National Education,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • New Sociologies of Elite Schooling book cover

    New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Aaron Koh

    Elite schools have an intriguing capacity to endure and adapt in the face of social, cultural and political change. They help both to reproduce power, privilege and status and also to regularly produce them afresh. The intricacies involved, over time and place, have attracted the abiding empirical,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North book cover

    Culturally Responsive Education

    Reflections from the Global South and North, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elina Lehtomäki, Hille Janhonen-Abruquah, George Kahangwa

    Culturally Responsive Education: Reflections from the Global South and North examines culturally responsive education’s contribution to sustainable development and explores ways in which educational practitioners respond to cultures in and around educational contexts. This book argues that cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens: Neoliberalism and Youth Livelihoods in Tanzania book cover

    Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens

    Neoliberalism and Youth Livelihoods in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    By Joan DeJaeghere

    Educating Entrepreneurial Citizens examines the multiple and contradictory purposes and effects of entrepreneurship education aimed at addressing youth unemployment and alleviating poverty in Tanzania. Governments in sub-Saharan Africa face increasing pressure to educate young people through…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Education, Poverty and Global Goals for Gender Equality: How People Make Policy Happen book cover

    Education, Poverty and Global Goals for Gender Equality

    How People Make Policy Happen, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Unterhalter, Amy North

    Drawing on case-study research that examined initiatives which engaged with global aspirations to advance gender equality in schooling in Kenya and South Africa, this book looks at how global frameworks on gender, education and poverty are interpreted in local settings and the politics of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA: Challenging OECD’s Educational Order book cover

    Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA

    Challenging OECD’s Educational Order, 1st Edition

    By Vasco d'Agnese

    Reclaiming Education in the Age of PISA provides a critical analysis of the OECD’s educational agenda and its main tool, namely, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment). Based on an analysis of the OECD’s public documents, including publications, webpages, and videos, d’Agnese argues…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Programmes in Higher Education: Exploring Challenges in Designing and Teaching book cover

    Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Programmes in Higher Education

    Exploring Challenges in Designing and Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith L. Green, W. Douglas Baker

    At the centre of this book is the exploration of how logic-in-use both leads to a particular understanding of the phenomena of interest (such as opportunities for learning specific processes) and shapes a particular view of what evidence counts in constructing claims. The contributions brought…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The 'Poor Child': The cultural politics of education, development and childhood book cover

    The 'Poor Child'

    The cultural politics of education, development and childhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Hopkins, Arathi Sriprakash

    Why are development discourses of the ‘poor child’ in need of radical revision? What are the theoretical and methodological challenges and possibilities for ethical understandings of childhoods and poverty? The ‘poor child’ at the centre of development activity is often measured against and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Adult and Lifelong Education: Global, national and local perspectives book cover

    Adult and Lifelong Education

    Global, national and local perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcella Milana, John Holford, Vida A. Mohorčič Špolar

    Adult and Lifelong Education explores why politicians, researchers, and practitioners involved in educating post-school young people and adults have quietly abandoned the term ‘education’ in favour of ‘learning’. Bringing together contributions from experienced as well as younger scholars, and from…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Globalised re/gendering of the academy and leadership book cover

    Globalised re/gendering of the academy and leadership

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Blackmore, Marita Sánchez-Moreno, Naarah Sawers

    The significance of Higher Education to national knowledge-based economies has made the sector the object of government policies, international monitoring, and corporatization. This radical global restructuring of higher education is gendered in its processes, practices, and effects. Exploring how…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Assemblage, Enactment, and Agency: Educational policy perspectives book cover

    Assemblage, Enactment, and Agency

    Educational policy perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melody Viczko, Augusto Riveros

    Assemblage, Enactment, and Agency offers an exploration of the emerging shift in policy research towards the notion of policy enactment, namely, the creative recontextualization and translation of policy ideas into social realities by policy actors in education. Bringing together recent work on the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

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