Education Politics Products

  • 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 – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Liberty and Education

    A civic republican approach

    By Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    This book takes the thinking of Quentin Skinner, Philip Pettit and J.G.A. Pocock on republican liberty and explores the way in which this idea of liberty can be used to illuminate educational practice. It argues that republican liberty is distinct from both positive and negative liberty, and its…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Education and the State

    International perspectives on a changing relationship

    Edited by Carla Aubry, Michael Geiss, Veronika Magyar-Haas, Jurgen Oelkers

    In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this is neither self-evident nor self-explanatory. The degree of involvement of state agencies…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Political Philosophy, Educational Administration and Educative Leadership

    By Reynold Macpherson

    In this book Reynold Macpherson initiates a politically-critical theory of educative leadership as a fresh line of inquiry in the practice, research and theory of educational administration and educational leadership. Divided into four parts, the book introduces the sub-discipline of political…

    Paperback – 2016-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Education Policy Analysis for a Complex World

    Poststructural possibilities

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Amy Scott Metcalfe

    In the past decade, post-structural policy analysis in education has evolved, primarily focusing on disrupting dominant narratives about education policy research, development and implementation, and the aims and outcomes of the policy-research nexus. This book originates from an ‘Education Policy…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Student Politics and Protest

    International perspectives

    Edited by Rachel Brooks

    Despite allegations of political disengagement and apathy on the part of the young, the last ten years have witnessed a considerable degree of political activity by young people – much of it led by students or directed at changes to the higher education system. Such activity has been evident across…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Research into Higher Education

  • Scripted Bodies

    Corporate Power, Smart Technologies, and the Undoing of Public Education

    By Kenneth J. Saltman

    From drugging kids into attention and reviving behaviorism to biometric measurements of teaching and learning Scripted Bodies exposes a brave new world of education in the age of repression. Scripted Bodies examines how corporeal control has expanded in education, how it impacts the mind and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Critical Democratic Education and LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum

    Opportunities and Constraints

    By Steven P. Camicia

    This book illustrates the relationship between politics and the ways in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) issues are taught in schools. This book examines relationships between society, schools, and LGBTQ inclusion in order to understand perennial issues related to…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Trauma, Abandonment and Privilege

    A guide to therapeutic work with boarding school survivors

    By Nick Duffell, Thurstine Basset

    Trauma, Abandonment and Privilege discusses how ex-boarders can be amongst the most challenging clients for therapists; even experienced therapists may unwittingly struggle to skilfully address the needs of this client group. It looks at the effect on adults of being sent away to board in childhood…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

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