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  • Resisting Educational Inequality

    Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools Serving Vulnerable Communities

    Edited by Susanne Gannon, Robert Hattam, Wayne Sawyer

    This edited collection is about poverty, social exclusion and vulnerability in educational contexts at a time of rising inequality when policy research suggests that such issues are being ignored or distorted within neoliberal logics. The book addresses these issues through three main themes around…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Media and Education

    Now the Dust Has Settled

    Edited by Neil Selwyn, Eve Stirling

    Social media are now established as an important aspect of contemporary education. We live in times where social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Snapchat are mainstream educational tools; where most new educational technologies claim to have a ‘social’ element; and it…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity

    By Ligia L. López López

    Conceptually rich and grounded in cutting-edge research, this book addresses the often-overlooked roles and implications of diversity and indigeneity in curriculum. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the development of teacher education in Guatemala, López provides a historical and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Challenging the Cult of Self-Esteem in Education

    Education, Psychology, and the Subaltern Self

    By Kenzo E. Bergeron

    In this book, Bergeron demonstrates the negative emotional and pedagogical repercussions that result from American educators’ embrace of self-esteem and the dogma surrounding its acceptance. Critically interpreting the meaning of self-esteem in education, he challenges "common sense" assumptions…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

  • Wellbeing, Education and Contemporary Schooling

    Edited by Malcolm Thorburn

    Wellbeing, Education and Contemporary Schooling examines the role of wellbeing in schools and argues that it should be integral to core policy objectives in health and education. The whole school focus chosen is conducive to the review of wellbeing in schools, and assists in better understanding…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Bisexuality in Education

    Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality

    Edited by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    Although many schools and educational systems, from elementary to tertiary level, state that they endorse anti-homophobic policies, pedagogies and programs, there appears to be an absence of education about, and affirmation of, bisexuality and minimal specific attention paid to bi-phobia.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Mixed or Single-sex School? Volume 3

    Attainment, Attitudes and Overview

    By R. R. Dale

    Originally published in 1974. This final volume in the trilogy is concerned primarily with comparing the academic progress made by pupils of near-equal ability in the two types of school. It considers attainment in different subjects but also attitudes to different subjects and then follows up with…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Gender and the Politics of Schooling

    Edited by Madeleine Arnot, Gaby Weiner

    Originally published in 1987. The perspectives, research methods and strategies adopted by researchers and teachers to investigate gender and education have been diverse and contradictory. This book provides an overview of developments and analyses the range of policy responses to the issues of sex…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Gender Under Scrutiny

    New Inquiries in Education

    Edited by Gaby Weiner, Madeleine Arnot

    Originally published in 1987. This book addresses a reappraisal of the processes of gender development and its social and educational consequences. It provides examples of key research topics and methods used for the exploration of gender and education and suggests direction for further inquiry.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Aaron Koh

    Elite schools have an intriguing capacity to endure and adapt in the face of social, cultural and political change. They help both to reproduce power, privilege and status and also to regularly produce them afresh. The intricacies involved, over time and place, have attracted the abiding empirical,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

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