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  • 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 – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • 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 government-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 – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Demythologizing Educational Reforms

    Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school’s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • African Americans and Homeschooling

    Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges

    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Approaches to Developing Accessible Learning Experiences

    Conceptualising Best Practice

    Edited by Jane Seale

    For the past five to ten years researchers have been developing tools and guidelines for developing accessible e-learning experiences for students with disabilities. Despite this, very few practitioners in higher education are confident that they know how to develop accessible e-learning…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies

    A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar

    Edited by Mary Aswell Doll

    In this volume scholars from around the world consider the influential work of William F. Pinar from a variety of "conversations" his ideas have generated. The major focus is on the What, Why, and How of the word "reconceptualization," which involves engaging critically and ethically as public…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Chinese-Heritage Students in North American Schools

    Understanding Hearts and Minds Beyond Test Scores

    Edited by Wen Ma, Guofang Li

    This comprehensive look at Chinese-heritage students’ academic, sociocultural, and emotional development in the public schools examines pertinent educational theories; complex (even inconvenient) realities; learning practices in and outside of schools; and social, cultural, and linguistic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge

  • The Future of Physical Education

    Building a New Pedagogy

    Edited by Anthony Laker

    Anthony Laker leads an outstanding international team of educational theorists in critically examining the theoretical underpinnings of physical education, and in challenging the rhetoric, the practices and the pedagogies that prevail in our schools. There has been a great deal of discussion…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Education and Social Mobility

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Diane Reay, Carol Vincent

    The study of education and social mobility has been a key area of sociological research since the 1950s. The importance of this research derives from the systematic analysis of functionalist theories of industrialism. Functionalist theories assume that the complementary demands of efficiency and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work

    Edited by Michael Heathfield, Dana Fusco

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human…

    Hardback – 2015-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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