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  • Handbook of Teacher Training in Europe (1994)

    Issues and Trends

    Edited by Maurice Galton, Bob Moon

    First published in 1994. Teacher Education throughout Europe is in a process of change. The reform of school structures, changing demographic patterns, technological development and the evolution of social, economic and political structures have all contributed to this process. This handbook,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 

  • Homeschooling in the 21st Century

    Research and Prospects

    Edited by Robert Maranto, Debra A. Bell

    Education began on the most intimate levels, the family and the community. With industrialization, education became professionalized and bureaucratized, typically conducted in schools rather than homes. Over the past half century, however, schooling has increasingly returned home, both in the US…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 

  • National School Policy (1996)

    Major Issues in Education Policy for Schools in England and Wales, 1979 onwards

    Edited by Jim Docking

    Published in 1996, this book presents a broad overview of the development of educational policy for schools in England and Wales since Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative administration took office in 1979. It reviews the separate strands of education policy as it relates to curriculum, equal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 

  • Education, Equality and Human Rights

    Issues of Gender, 'Race', Sexuality, Disability and Social Class, 4th Edition

    Edited by Mike Cole

    The fourth edition of Education, Equality and Human Rights has been fully updated to reflect the economic, political, social and cultural changes in educational and political policy and practice, as austerity continues and in the light of the EU referendum. Written by a carefully selected group of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2017-08-17

  • Challenging the Cult of Self-Esteem in Education

    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 – 2017-08-16
    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 – 2017-07-27
    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 – 2017-07-21

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