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  • Responsibility and Responsibilisation in Education

    Edited by Christine Halse, Catherine Hartung, Jan Wright

    Concerns with the nature of and relationship between responsibility and responsibilisation pervade contemporary social, political and moral life. This book turns the analytical lens on the ways in which responsibility and responsibilisation operate in diverse educational settings, relationships and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Improving Schools Using Systems Leadership

    Turning intention into reality

    By Ian Macdonald, Tony Tiplady, Clive Dixon

    Systems Leadership provides those involved in the design and delivery of educational services with a coherent toolkit to help design and run an effective organization. It integrates models of leadership, teamwork, capability, structure and systems to help create and sustain improvement over time.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Non-State Actors in Education in the Global South

    Edited by Prachi Srivastava, Geoffrey Walford

    There has been an increase in fee-paying private schooling, and engagement of non-state actors in education in the Global South, including for-profit and corporate entities. Fuelled by social equity concerns, there has been vigorous debates on the appropriateness of certain non-state actors,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Poverty Discourses in Teacher Education

    Edited by Olwen McNamara, Jane McNicholl

    As economies across the world continue to struggle, there is growing evidence that the vulnerable in society, especially children, are paying the greatest cost in terms of reduced opportunities for access to equitable life chances. The most vital of these being education. Juxtaposing the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • 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 – 2017-12-14 
    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 – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Second 'R'

    Writing Development in the Junior School

    By William Sydney Harpin

    Originally published in 1976. How do children learn to write? What stages to they pass through in mastering this skill? What part can teachers play in aiding their development? These are some of the questions that this book sets out to answer. This book offers a perspective on writing which places…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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

    By Ligia (Licho) 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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • 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 – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

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