Educational Research Products

  • Sustainability in high performance sport

    Current practices - Future directions

    Edited by Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Dean Barker

    Success in high performance sport is highly valued in today’s world, with lucrative contracts, sponsorship deals, and opportunities for celebrity status balanced against substantial investments of time and energy, and high chances of failure. With pressure mounting on athletes and coaches to make…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Fieldwork in Educational Settings

    Methods, Pitfalls and Perspectives, 3rd Edition

    By Sara Delamont

    Paperback – 2015-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Space, Place and Scale in the Study of Education

    Edited by Lorraine Symaco, Colin Brock

    The term ‘space’ is inherently geographical. Educational provision and activity takes place within spaces ranging from a room at home or in a school to a campus to an administrative area which could be a state within a country, a whole country or a group of countries. Such spaces are known as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Researching Higher Education

    International perspectives on theory, policy and practice

    Edited by Jennifer M. Case, Jeroen Huisman

    Research on higher education has yielded many insights that have improved our theoretical and practical understanding but there are still many themes that continue to appear on research agendas, provoking renewed focus on these complex questions and problems. Researching Higher Education explores…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Research into Higher Education

  • Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Elite Schools in Globalising Circumstances

    New Conceptual Directions and Connections

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Cameron McCarthy

    Elite Schools in Globalizing Circumstances foregrounds the richly theoretical and empirically-based work of an international cast of scholars seeking to break out of the confines of the methodological nationalism that now governs so much of contemporary scholarship on schooling. Based on a 5-year…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of Reading Groups

    Integrating Cognitive and Sociocultural Perspectives

    By David Peplow, Joan Swann, Paola Trimarco, Sara Whiteley

    Of interest in their own terms as a significant cultural practice, reading groups also provide a window on the everyday interpretation of literary texts. While reading is often considered a solitary process, reading groups constitute a form of social reading, where interpretations are produced and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Academic Governance

    Disciplines and Policy

    By Jenny Lewis

    Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe at the beginning of the 21st century. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands they face from…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Cosmopolitan Learning for a Global Era

    Higher education in an interconnected world

    By Sarah Richardson

    Ensuring that higher education students are fully prepared for lives as global citizens is a pressing concern in the contemporary world. This book draws on insights from cosmopolitan thought to identify how people from different backgrounds can find common ground. By applying cosmopolitan insights…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Content and Language Integrated Learning

    Language Policy and Pedagogical Practice

    Edited by Yolanda Ruiz de Zarobe

    This book explores some of the recent research undertaken on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). It offers an overview of several European contexts, describing experiences that could be extrapolated to many other communities worldwide. Contributions focus on issues related to language…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge

  • School Health Education in Changing Times

    Curriculum, pedagogies and partnerships

    By Deana Leahy, Lisette Burrows, Louise McCuaig, Jan Wright, Dawn Penney

    This book explores the complex nexus of discourses, principles and practices within which educators mobilise school-based health education. Through an interrogation of the ideas informing particular models and approaches to health education, the authors provide critical insights into the principles…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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