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  • 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 – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Faculty Development in Developing Countries

    Improving Teaching Quality in Higher Education

    Edited by Cristine Smith, Katherine Hudson

    This volume explores the research and practice of faculty development in developing and fragile countries, and the multiple individual, institutional, cultural, political, and economic barriers that stand in the way of this reform. Based on the concept that "we teach as we were taught," it aims to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Global Learning and Education

    Key concepts and effective practice

    By Andrew Peterson, Paul Warwick

    What is globalisation? How are its effects felt by different people across the world? How can we help young people flourish in a world characterised by globalisation? Conflict, poverty, breaches of human rights, and environmental sustainability are everyday issues for global citizens today, old…

    Paperback – 2014-11-12
    Routledge

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