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  • Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship

    Stories from Activist Academics

    Edited by Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco J. Guajardo, Leslie Ann Locke

    Story and auto-ethnography are study methods based on decolonizing and liberating research perspectives. Stories, auto-ethnographies, and other qualitative methodologies enable the researcher/educator to be both a research instrument and an object in their study. Stories allow for the examination…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Rural Education (1991)

    Issues and Practice

    Edited by Deyoung Alan

    Originally published in 1991, essays discuss and analyse rural schooling in its historical, social, and political contexts as well as its educational mission. Collections covering rural education in the United States are relatively rare, particularly texts that focus on available research…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Challenging the Cult of Self-Esteem

    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 – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

  • The Conservative Case for Education

    Against the Current

    By Nicholas Tate

    The Conservative Case for Education argues that educational thinking in English-speaking countries over the last fifty years has been massively influenced by a dominant liberal ideology based on unchallenged assumptions. Conservative voices pushing against the current of this ideology have been few…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Educating Inequality

    Beyond the Political Myths of Higher Education and the Job Market

    By Robert Samuels

    Politicians and school officials often argue that higher education is the solution to many of our social, and economic problems. Educating Inequality argues that in order to reduce inequality and enhance social mobility, public policies are needed to revamp the financial aid system and increase the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Democracy in Education

    Practices and politics of learning through the arts

    By Jeff Adams, Allan Owens

    The struggle to establish more democratic education pedagogies has a long history in the politics of mainstream education. This book argues for the significance of the creative arts in the establishment of social justice in education, using examples drawn from a selection of contemporary case…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Commitment, Character, and Citizenship

    Religious Education in Liberal Democracy

    Edited by Hanan A. Alexander, Ayman K. Agbaria

    As liberal democracies include increasingly diverse and multifaceted populations, the longstanding debate about the role of the state in religious education and the place of religion in public life seems imperative now more than ever. The maintenance of religious schools and the planning of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Education State and Crisis

    A Marxist Perspective

    By Madan Sarup

    First published in 1982, this work is a critical survey of contemporary educational debates and themes which took on new urgency and importance at the time. In particular, it explores the problematic nature of ‘progressive education’ and ‘discipline’; the changes in the labour process and youth…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Teaching Under Attack

    By Walter Roy

    First published in 1983, Teaching Under Attack examines the nature and direction of the attack on the education service, and on the teaching profession in particular. It examines the effects of cuts on UK schools and also considers how far the activities of teachers’ unions can counteract such…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Culture, Education and the State

    Edited by Michael D. Stephens

    First published in 1988, this book is built around the trio of interrelated themes of ‘The State’, ‘Culture’, and ‘Education’. The essays look at a variety of institutions, including the BBC, The British Library and the Arts Council, and discuss the educational roles that they adopt and how they…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Faculty Development in Developing Countries

    Improving Teaching Quality in Higher Education

    Edited by Cristine Smith, Katherine Hudson

    Learner-centered approaches to teaching, such as small group discussions, debates, role plays and project-based assignments, help students develop critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills. However, more traditional lecture-based approaches still predominate in classrooms in higher…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

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