Education Policy Products

  • Middle-class School Choice in Urban Spaces

    The economics of public schooling and globalized education reform

    By Emma E. Rowe

    Middle-class School Choice in Urban Spaces examines goverment-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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Christian Privilege in U.S. Education

    Legacies and Current Issues

    By Kevin J. Burke, Avner Segall

    Using critical curriculum theory as its lens, this book explores the relationship between religion—specifically, Christianity and the Judeo-Christian ethos underlying it—and secular public education in the United States. Despite various 20th-century court decisions separating religion and education…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Education and the Production of Space

    Political Pedagogy, Geography, and Urban Revolution

    By Derek R. Ford

    Emerging from a radical pedagogical tradition, Education and the Production of Space deepens and extends Henri Lefebvre’s insights on revolutionary praxis by revealing the intimate relationship between education and the production of space. Synthesizing educational theory, Marxist theory, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Neoliberalism and Environmental Education

    Edited by Joseph Henderson, David Hursh, David Greenwood

    This timely book situates environmental education within and against neoliberalism, the dominant economic, political, and cultural ideology impacting both education and the environment. Proponents of neoliberalism imagine and enact a world where the primary role of the state is to promote capital…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Giving Teaching Back to Teachers

    A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory

    By Robin Barrow

    This book, first published in 1984, aims to bring together the interests of the theory and practice of the education system and, within the former, relate the approaches and claims of the constituent disciplines to each other. Throughout the book, while arguing for the importance of facing up to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Flourishing in the Early Years

    Contexts, practices and futures

    Edited by Zenna Kingdon, Jan Gourd, Michael Gasper

    If young children are to flourish and become happy, confident and motivated learners, they need to develop in an environment that gives them the opportunities and freedom to play and learn, along with the support of parents and practitioners who are flourishing themselves. This invaluable text…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspiration

    Educating white working-class boys

    By Garth Stahl

    In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, class and gender. Specifically, within the neoliberal policy rhetoric, there has been concern over underachievement of working-class young males,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Rethinking Case Study Research

    A Comparative Approach

    By Lesley Bartlett, Frances Vavrus

    Comparative case studies are an effective qualitative tool for researching the impact of policy and practice in various fields of social research, including education. Developed in response to the inadequacy of traditional case study approaches, comparative case studies are highly effective because…

    Paperback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Education, Philosophy and Well-being

    New perspectives on the work of John White

    Edited by Judith Suissa, Carrie Winstanley, Roger Marples

    John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the landscape of the discipline through his teaching, research and numerous publications. His…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Schools

    Examining the impact and opportunities within educational systems

    By Anit Somech, Izhar Oplatka

    This book extends our understanding of the attitudes and behaviors of teachers who improve their schools consistently and considerably. It sets out to critically analyze and examine organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB) in schools from a contextual perspective and to display the uniqueness of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Educational Binds of Poverty

    The lives of school children

    By Ceri Brown

    Shortlisted for BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed's second Ethnography Awards in partnership with the British Sociological Association! Educational Binds of Poverty tackles the assumptions made by many recent social and educational policy initiatives suggesting that the best way to improve educational…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Making Sense of Education in Post-Handover Hong Kong

    Achievements and challenges

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

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