Educational Research Products

  • Education and Social Mobility

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Diane Reay, Carol Vincent

    The study of education and social mobility has been a key area of sociological research since the 1950s. The importance of this research derives from the systematic analysis of functionalist theories of industrialism. Functionalist theories assume that the complementary demands of efficiency and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Transnational and Transcultural Positionality in Globalised Higher Education

    Edited by Catherine Montgomery

    Transnational higher education (TNHE), where students study on a ‘foreign’ degree programme whilst remaining in their home country, has seen exponential development over the last decade. In addition to the increase in students engaged in TNHE across the globe, the involvement of university teachers…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Technology

    Key papers from Disability & Society

    Edited by Alan Roulstone, Alison Sheldon, Jennifer Harris

    This edited collection brings together keynote articles from the journal Disability & Society to provide a comprehensive and though-provoking exploration of the place of technology in disabled people’s lives, documenting and analysing the growing impact of technology on disability and society…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Education

    Promise, Practice, Power and Potential

    Edited by E. Doyle Stevick, Deborah L. Michaels

    Holocaust Education: Promise, Practice, Power and Potential provides timely studies of some of the most pressing issues in teaching and learning about the Holocaust around the world. Europe is experiencing both anti-Semitic attacks, many by radicals claiming the banner of Islam, and the resurgence…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Education and the Global Rural

    Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Barbara Pini, Relebohile Moletsane, Martin Mills

    This edited collection challenges the urban-centric nature of much feminist work on gender and education. The context for the book is the radical reconfiguration of rural areas that has occurred in recent decades as a result of globalisation. From a range of diverse national contexts, including…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Cooperation in the Multi-Ethnic Classroom (1994)

    The Impact of Cooperative Group Work on Social Relationships in Middle Schools

    By Helen Cowie, Peter Smith, Michael Boulton, Rema Laver

    First published in 1994, this book describes how cooperative group work can enhance relationships in the classroom, reduce prejudice and alleviate problems of victimisation and peer rejection. It combines quantitative experimental analysis with detailed case studies; considers the impact of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Phobia and its Treatment (1987)

    By Nigel Blagg

    This book was first published in 1987. School phobia (or school refusal) is a puzzling problem that is still insufficiently understood. It is quite different from truancy and can lead to long-term adjustment difficulties if ignored or inappropriately treated. The purpose of this book is three-fold:…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Time and School Learning (1984)

    Theory, Research and Practice

    Edited by Lorin Anderson

    This book was first published in 1984. The role of time in school learning has long been a topic of interest to educationalists. So much so that in the United States, Carnegie Units (purely time based entities) are used to certify high school graduates and credit hours are the basic unit of college…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Computers in Education (1988)

    A Research Bibliography

    By Richard Diem

    Published in 1988, this bibliography focuses on four main areas; descriptions of the computer and its effects on human thinking and learning, computers in teaching situations, problems arising from the use of computers, and examinations of the future use of computers in education. Publications with…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Mother's Intuition? (1994)

    Choosing Secondary Schools

    By Miriam David, Anne West, Jane Ribbens

    Published in 1994, Mother’s Intuition? examines the process of choosing secondary schools in two inner London boroughs. The research is based upon detailed interviews with parents as well as questionnaires filled in by pupils themselves. The authors address several important dimensions in the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Issues in Educational Drama (1983)

    Edited by Christopher Day, John L. Norman

    Published in 1983, this book is a collection of original papers which explore concerns in the teaching of drama in education. All chapters have been written by significant practitioners of drama in education and attempt to locate the growing understanding of the educational drama process in the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

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