Schools & Schooling Products

  • 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 – 2015-11-03 
    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

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge

  • Inclusive Education in the Middle East

    By Eman Gaad

    The potential of adopting inclusive education to support learning for all is an international phenomenon that is finding its way to the Middle East and the Arabian region. Eman Gaad examines the current status of inclusive education in Arabia and the Middle East through an assessment of the latest…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Field Experiences in Preservice Teacher Preparation

    Meeting New Challenges for Accountability

    By Etta R. Hollins

    The focus of this book is the centrality of clinical experiences in preparing teachers to work with students from diverse cultural, economic, and experiential backgrounds. Organized around three themes—learning teaching through the approximation and representation of practice, learning teaching…

    Paperback – 2015-04-13
    Routledge

  • Towards a Theory of Schooling (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Hamilton

    First published in 1989, Towards a Theory of Schooling explores and debates the relationship between school and society. It examines the form and function of one of humankind’s most important social institutions, following the cutting edge of pedagogic innovation from mainland Europe through the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Developing School Leaders

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Mark Brundrett, Megan Crawford

    Many countries face a crisis in recruitment to the most senior positions in schools at a time when arguments rage about the best way to develop our school leaders. Focusing on leadership development in ten diverse cultural contexts, this book brings together some of the most senior…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge

  • Changing Schools in an Era of Globalization

    By John Chi-Kin Lee, Brian J. Caldwell

    Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity and continuous change. However, few works have examined how globalization has and will continue to shape education in the East. This volume discusses…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Education Policy, Space and the City

    Markets and the (In)visibility of Race

    By Kalervo N. Gulson

    Drawing on three case studies of K-12 public schooling in London, Sydney and Vancouver, this book examines the geographies of neoliberal education policy in the inner city. Gulson uses an innovative and critical spatial approach to explore how the processes and practices of neoliberal education…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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