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  • Creating Curricula: Aims, Knowledge and Control

    Edited by Dominic Wyse

    Knowledge has been a defining focus for the curriculum studies field. In the early part of the 21st century convincing arguments were mounted that knowledge needed to be ‘brought back in’, both to the curriculum of schools and to the attention of curriculum researchers. This book is a result of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Critical Race Theory in Education

    All God's Children Got a Song, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Adrienne D. Dixson, Celia K. Rousseau, Jamel K Donnor PhD

    Appropriate for both students curious about Critical Race Theory (CRT) and established scholars, Critical Race Theory in Education is a valuable guide to how this theoretical lens can help better understand and seek solutions to educational inequity. While CRT has been established as a vital…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Edmond Holmes and Progressive Education

    By John Howlett

    Although considered a figure of great importance and influence by his contemporaries, Edmond Holmes has been consigned to relative obscurity in the progressive educational tradition. This book reinstates Holmes as a key figure in the history of progressive education, both as a school inspector and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Teacher Learning and Leadership

    Of, By, and For Teachers

    By Ann Lieberman, Carol Campbell, Anna Yashkina

    Teacher Learning and Leadership asserts that teachers should be put at the center of creating, developing, organizing, implementing, and sharing their own ideas for school change rather than being passive recipients of knowledge from the outside. It argues that there is tremendous potential for the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Teacher Quality and School Development

  • Early Childhood Education Management

    Insights into business practice and leadership

    By Mary Moloney, Jan Pettersen

    The Early Childhood Education sector around the world is constantly changing, whether because of the unprecedented demand for ECE services globally, accelerated social change, or the introduction of pedagogical and regulatory practices. Based upon empirical inquiry, Early Childhood Education…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Freedom to Learn

    The threat to student academic freedom and why it needs to be reclaimed

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    The freedom of students to learn at university is being eroded by a performative culture that fails to respect their rights to engage and develop as autonomous adults. Instead, students are being restricted in how they learn, when they learn and what they learn by the so-called student engagement…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge
    Research into Higher Education

  • Teacher Agency and Policy Response in English Language Teaching

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Education Policy (4-vol. set)

    Edited by Stephen Ball

    Educational research is inextricably interwoven with national and global debates about and around political and economic policy. Now, to help make sense of an enormous—and growing—corpus of scholarship, and to enable users to discriminate the useful from the tendentious, superficial, and otiose,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Education

  • Scripted Bodies

    Corporate Power, Smart Technologies, and the Undoing of Public Education

    By Kenneth J. Saltman

    From drugging kids into attention and reviving behaviorism to biometric measurements of teaching and learning Scripted Bodies exposes a brave new world of education in the age of repression. Scripted Bodies examines how corporeal control has expanded in education, how it impacts the mind and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Language and Power in Post-Colonial Schooling

    Ideologies in Practice

    By Carolyn McKinney

    Critiquing the positioning of children from non-dominant groups as linguistically deficient, this book aims to bridge the gap between theorizing of language in critical sociolinguistics and approaches to language in education. Carolyn McKinney uses the lens of linguistic ideologies—teachers’ and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • The Development of the Mechanics’ Institute Movement in Britain and Beyond

    Supporting further education for the adult working classes

    By Martyn Walker

    The Development of the Mechanics’ Institute Movement in Britain and Beyond questions the prevailing view that mechanics’ institutes made little contribution to adult working-class education from their foundation in the 1820s to 1890. The book traces the historical development of several mechanics’…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Education and Sexualities

    Edited by Peter Aggleton

    A new title from Routledge Major Works, this is a four-volume collection of cutting-edge and canonical research.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Education

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