Education Policy & Politics Products

  • A Generation of Radical Educational Change

    Stories from the field

    Edited by Richard Pring, Martin Roberts

    How much have teachers and their pupils benefitted from the top-down Westminster-led control of policy held in place by a powerful national inspection regime? A Generation of Radical Educational Change: Stories from the Field is an exploration of the revolutionary impact of the greater and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Languages in the Malaysian Education System

    Monolingual Strands in Multilingual Settings

    Edited by Asmah Haji Omar

    This book provides an overview of language education in Malaysia, covering topics such as the evolution of the education system from pre-independence days to the present time, to the typology of schools, and the public philosophy behind every policy made in the teaching of languages. The book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • The Educated Subject and the German Concept of Bildung

    A Comparative Cultural History

    By Rebekka Horlacher

    German education plays a huge role in the development of education sciences and modern universities internationally. It is influenced by the educational concept of Bildung, which defines Germany ‘s theoretical and curricular ventures. This concept is famously untranslatable into other languages and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

  • Transforming Education

    Meanings, myths and complexity

    By Agnieszka Bates

    Transforming Education challenges the current global orthodoxy that ‘educational transformation’ can be achieved through a step-by-step implementation of centralised, performance-based strategies for school improvement. Complex responsive processes theory is utilised in an original way to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research

    Edited by Christina Gowlett, Mary Lou Rasmussen

    The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research represents the editors’ intention to disrupt cycles of thinking about the place of queer theory in educational research. The book aims to encourage dialogue about the objects and subjects of queer research, the forms of politics incited by…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Education Policy Perils

    Tackling the Tough Issues

    Edited by Christopher H. Tienken, Carol A. Mullen

    Education Policy Perils provides educators and those interested in the future of public education with research-based and practical analyses of some of the foremost issues facing public schools today. The collection, written by experienced scholar-practitioners, offers insights that include nuanced…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Right to Education in India

    Resources, Institutions and Public Policy

    Edited by Praveen Jha, P. Geetha Rani

    This is one of the first volumes to comprehensively discuss resource constraints and institutional challenges in realizing the Fundamental Right to Education (RTE) in India. It looks at various aspects of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), the primary vehicle to implement RTE and a flagship programme…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge India

  • Access and Expansion Post-Massification

    Opportunities and Barriers to Further Growth in Higher Education Participation

    Edited by Ben W.A Jongbloed, Hans Vossensteyn

    The 21st century has the potential to be the era of universal higher education access: the post-massification century. The growth of knowledge-based service industries and an increased need for technological and social innovations require more education, training, and re-training at the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    International Studies in Higher Education

  • Education, Ethics and Experience

    Essays in honour of Richard Pring

    Edited by Michael Hand, Richard Davies

    Education, Ethics and Experience is a collection of original philosophical essays celebrating the work of one of the most influential philosophers of education of the last 40 years. Richard Pring’s substantial body of work has addressed topics ranging from curriculum integration to the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Motivation, Educational Policy and Achievement

    A critical perspective

    By Sam Carr

    Motivation, Educational Policy and Achievement seeks to theorise and critique current trends in education through the lens of key ideas from motivational theory. Its purpose is to argue that current educational trends on a macro level are a significant threat to the provision of classroom practices…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge

  • International Teacher Judgement Practices

    Edited by Val Klenowski

    Human judgements underlie all assessments regarding the quality of students’ understandings, and such judgements are conceptually complex and elusive. The study of the complexity of the judgement process is in its infancy but clearly warrants further critical investigation. However, what is…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge

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