Education Politics Products

  • Religious Schools in Europe

    Institutional Opportunities and Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Floris Vermeulen, Michael Merry, Veit Bader

    The European Convention on Human Rights guarantees freedom of education, including the opportunities to create and operate faith-based schools. However, as European societies become more religiously diverse and ‘less religious’ at the same time, the role of faith-based schools is increasingly being…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 

  • The Edge of Race

    Critical examinations of education and race/racism

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Zeus Leonardo, David Gillborn

    The phrase ‘the edge of race’ can be used both as a description and as a response to two key concerns. The first of these is that while race is increasingly on the periphery of education policy – with a growing disregard shown for racist inequities, as education systems become dominated by…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 

  • Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning

    Research from around the globe

    Edited by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes, Fredrik Sandberg

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) has emerged in recent decades as an important policy area and policy concept. It is a phenomenon with a certain variation in practices as well as contexts, concepts and conceptions. However, there is a basic idea about giving recognition to prior learning…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21

  • 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 International Handbooks

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Education and the Politics of Becoming

    Edited by Diana Masny, David R Cole

    This collection examines education in the light of a politics of becoming. It takes a non-hierarchical transdisciplinary approach, challenging the macropolitics of pre-established governmental and economic agendas for education. Drawing on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • The Education of Radical Democracy

    By Sarah S. Amsler

    The Education of Radical Democracy explores why radical democracy is so necessary, difficult, and possible and why it is important to understand it as an educative activity . The book draws on critical social theory and critical pedagogy to explain what enables and sustains work for radical…

    Hardback – 2015-04-22
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Hegemony and Education Under Neoliberalism

    Insights from Gramsci

    By Peter Mayo

    Based in a holistic exposition and appraisal of Gramsci’s writings that are of relevance to education in neoliberal times, this book--rather than simply applying Gramsci's theories to issues in education--argues that education constitutes the leitmotif of his entire oeuvre and lies at the heart of…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

  • The State, the Family and Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By Miriam David

    In The State, The Family and Education, first published in 1980, Miriam David provides an entirely new analysis of the relationship of the State to the family and education. David shows how the State, through its educational policies, regulates family relationships with, and within, schools. This…

    Hardback – 2015-02-13
    Routledge Revivals

  • Between Truth and Freedom

    Rousseau and our contemporary political and educational culture

    By Kenneth Wain

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau’s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau’s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Politics of Compulsive Education

    Racism and learner-citizenship

    By Karl Kitching

    The marketised and securitised shaping of formal education sites in terms of risk prevention strategies have transformed what it means to be a learner and a citizen. In this book, Karl Kitching explores racialised dimensions to suggest how individuals and collectives are increasingly made…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

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