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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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Resisting Educational Inequality

    Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools Serving Vulnerable Communities

    Edited by Susanne Gannon, Robert Hattam, Wayne Sawyer

    Resisting Educational Inequality examines poverty, social exclusion and vulnerability in educational contexts at a time of rising inequality and when policy research suggests that such issues are being ignored or distorted within neoliberal logics. In this volume, leading scholars from Australia…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Non-State Actors in Education in the Global South

    Edited by Prachi Srivastava, Geoffrey Walford

    Fuelled by social equity concerns, there have been vigorous debates on the appropriateness of certain non-state actors, particularly those with commercial and entrepreneurial motives, to meet universal education goals. There are further questions on the relative effectiveness of government and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge

  • 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 and relationships,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge

  • Revival: School Education (1929)

    Volume III

    By Mason M. Charlotte

    School Education, the third volume of Charlotte Mason's Homeschooling Series, consists of thoughts about the teaching and curriculum of children aged 9-12, either at school or at home. She suggests that parents should practice what she calls "masterly inactivity"-not neglectful or permissive…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2018-02-27
    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 – 2018-01-12
    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 – 2018-01-12
    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 – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Preachers of Culture (1975)

    A Study of English and its Teachers

    By Margaret Mathieson

    Published in 1975, Margaret Mathieson has drawn on her experience both in schools and in the training of English teachers to relate the discussions and writings of the previous two centuries to the debate, probably livelier than ever before, among English practitioners about the role of their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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