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  • The Globalization of Internationalization

    Emerging Voices and Perspectives

    Edited by Hans de Wit, Jocelyne Gacel-Avila, Elspeth Jones, Nico Jooste

    The Globalization of Internationalization is a timely text which gives voice to emerging perspectives as an increasing range of countries engage in the process of internationalization. The pressure to internationalize cannot be ignored by institutions anywhere in today’s world, yet the dominant…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Internationalization in Higher Education Series

  • Family Language Policies in a Multilingual World

    Opportunities, Challenges, and Consequences

    Edited by John Macalister, Seyed Hadi Mirvahedi

    Through case studies from around the world, this book illustrates the opportunities and challenges facing families negotiating the issues of language maintenance and language learning in the home. Every family living in a bi/multilingual environment faces the question of what language(s) to speak…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10 
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Mathematics Education

    A Critical Introduction

    By Mark Wolfmeyer

    Mathematics Education offers both undergraduates and starting-graduate students in education an introduction to the connections that exist between mathematics and a critical orientation to education. This primer shows how concepts like race, class, gender, and language have real effects in the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10 
    Critical Introductions in Education

  • Teacher Education and the Political

    The power of negative thinking

    By Matthew Clarke, Anne Phelan

    Teacher Education and the Political is a striking book which addresses the nature and purpose of teacher education in a global context characterised by economic and political anxieties around declining productivity and social inclusion. These anxieties are manifested in recent policy developments…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Privatizing Public Education Services

    Alternatives to Neoliberal Education Reform

    Edited by Daniel Ness, Stephen J. Farenga

    Through conversations in honor of Dale D. Johnson, this book takes a critical view of the monoculture in curriculum and policy that has developed in education with the increase of federal funding and privatization of services for public education, and examines the shift from public interest and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • European Social Problems

    Edited by Stuart Isaacs

    European Social Problems is the first book to examine social problems in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. Key issues around health, crime, poverty, immigration, ethnicity, gender and education are addressed. An examination of the role of the institutions of the E.U. in solving…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 

  • Anthropology and/as Education

    Anthropology, Art, Architecture and Design

    By Tim Ingold

    Anthropology is a generous, open-ended, comparative and yet critical inquiry into the conditions and possibilities of life in the one world we all inhabit. This book is premised on the claim that these principles – of generosity, open-endedness, comparison and criticality – are also cornerstones of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 

  • Multiple Perspectives in Persistent Bullying

    Capturing and listening to young people’s voices

    By Deborah Green, Deborah Price

    Multiple Perspectives in Persistent Bullying recognises that bullying plays a significant role in influencing the social, emotional, physical and cognitive wellbeing of many children and young people. The authors of this insightful text question what reinforces and perpetuates persistent bullying…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 

  • World Yearbook of Education 2017

    Assessment Inequalities

    Edited by Julie Allan, Alfredo J. Artiles

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education series examines the relationship between assessment systems and efforts to advance equity in education at a time of growing inequalities. It focuses on the political motives behind the expansion of an assessment industry, the associated…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    World Yearbook of Education

  • Gender, Education and Poverty

    The politics of policy implementation

    By Elaine Unterhalter, Jenni Karlsson, Amy North

    Throughout the 1990s an ambitious global process of policy making was associated with the work of UN agencies which believed that global co-ordination and connection was key to dealing with a range of pressing challenges. Gender inequality in education and poverty reduction featured prominently in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Children Living in Sustainable Built Environments

    New urbanisms, new citizens

    By Pia Christensen, Peter Kraftl, John Horton, Sophie Hadfield-Hill

    Over the past generation or so urban living has dramatically transformed, leading to significant changes in the lives of children and young people growing up today. Rapid urbanisation, formidable physical re-composition of cities, and the huge proliferation of urban populations are refashioning…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • Global Networks, Local Actions

    Rethinking adult education policy in the 21st century

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

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