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  • School Choice: Separating Fact from Fiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick J. Wolf

    School choice is a hot topic in the United States. Private school vouchers, public charter schools, open enrollment, and homeschooling all regularly appear on the policy agenda as ways to improve the educational experience and outcomes for students, parents, and the broader society. Pundits often…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20

  • Reforming Education in Developing Countries

    From Neoliberalism to Communitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Izhar Oplatka

    Underpinned in the stream of thought named ‘communitarianism’, Reforming Education in Developing Countries argues that developing countries need educational reforms that are tightly entwined into their cultural, social, and organizational contexts. It questions the applicability of neoliberal…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Reclaiming Freedom in Education

    Theories and Practices of Radical Free School Education, 1st Edition

    By Max A. Hope

    Reclaiming Freedom in Education examines the notion of ‘freedom’ within educational settings. Following an investigation of the new ‘Free Schools’ in the UK, it argues that this name is a misnomer, and instead explores the original free schools of the 1960s and 1970s, using these models as a lens…

    Hardback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge Focus on Education Studies

  • Online Intercultural Education and Study Abroad

    Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Jackson

    With the increasing focus on international education and study abroad programmes, Online Intercultural Education and Study Abroad meets the need for a text that addresses ways in which technology may be harnessed to enhance student experience. Combining case studies with theoretical insights, this…

    Paperback – 2018-11-13
    Internationalization in Higher Education Series

  • Liberal Neutrality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert E. Goodin, Andrew Reeve

    Originally published in 1989 Liberal Neutrality approaches the recommendation of neutrality by confronting the abstract prescription (that we should be neutral) with the implications for particular people and institutions. This not only identifies what neutrality involves logically, but also…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • Challenges for Public Education

    Reconceptualising Educational Leadership, Policy and Social Justice as Resources for Hope, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Wilkinson, Richard Niesche, Scott Eacott

    An accelerating pattern in Australia and internationally is the dismantling of public education systems as part of a long-standing trend towards the modernisation, marketisation and privatisation of educational provision. Responsibility for direct delivery of education services has been shifted to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09
    Local/Global Issues in Education

  • Bearing with Strangers

    Arendt, Education and the Politics of Inclusion, 1st Edition

    By Morten T. Korsgaard

    Bearing with Strangers looks at inclusion in education in a new way, regarding education as a discipline with practical and theoretical concepts and criteria which emanate from education and schooling itself. By introducing the notion of the instrumental fallacy, it shows how this is not only an…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Peace and Justice Studies

    Critical Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Groarke, Emily Welty

    This book explores the interdisciplinary arena of peace studies and shows how the field has evolved and continues to grow and change. Dedicated to bringing students face to face with the grave injustices and violence in the contemporary world, it equips them with the tools to work for…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06

  • Who Decides Who Becomes a Teacher?

    Schools of Education as Sites of Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Gorlewski, Eve Tuck

    Who Decides Who Becomes a Teacher? extends the discussions and critiques of neoliberalism in education by examining the potential for Schools of Teacher Education to contest policies that are typical in K-12 schooling. Drawing on a case study of faculty collaboration, this edited volume reimagines…

    Paperback – 2018-11-05

  • Leading Holistically

    How Schools, Districts, and States Improve Systemically, 1st Edition

    Edited by Haim Shaked, Chen Schechter, Alan James Daly

    Leading Holistically explores systems thinking in educational leadership—a comprehensive framework that enables leaders to improve their practice by taking a holistic perspective, instead of relying on a one-size-fits-all solution to discrete aspects of their organization. Aiming to expand the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-05

  • Teaching and Learning as a Pedagogic Pilgrimage

    Cultivating Faith, Hope and Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Nuraan Davids, Yusef Waghid

    Teaching and Learning as a Pedagogic Pilgrimage is premised on an argument that if higher education is to remain responsive to a public good, then teaching and learning must be in a perpetual state of reflection and change. It argues in defence of teaching and learning as constitutive of a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • School Evaluation with a Purpose

    Challenges and Alternatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eli Ottesen, Fiona Stephens

    School evaluation is often linked to issues of accountability, performance assessment, regulation and inspection, where the work of teachers and/or the functioning of the school becomes the subject of critique. School Evaluation with a Purpose explores the latest thinking surrounding external and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25

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