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  • White Folks

    Race and Identity in Rural America

    By Timothy J. Lensmire

    White Folks explores the experiences and stories of eight white people from a small farming community in northern Wisconsin. It examines how white people learn to be ‘white’ and reveals how white racial identity is dependent on people of color — even in situations where white people have little or…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Understanding Research in Early Education

    The relevance for the future of lessons from the past, 3rd Edition

    By Margaret M. Clark

    In this newly revised edition of Understanding Research in Early Education, Margaret Clark demonstrates the continuing relevance of research in the homes of young children and in preschool units. Through rigorous yet understandable language, the text stresses the importance of research,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge

  • The Trials of Evidence-based Education

    The Promises, Opportunities and Problems of Trials in Education

    By Stephen Gorard, Beng Huat See, Nadia Siddiqui

    The Trials of Evidence-based Education explores the promise, limitations and achievements of evidence-based policy and practice, as the attention of funders moves from a sole focus on attainment outcomes to political concern about character-building and wider educational impacts.  Providing a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Exploring challenges in designing and teaching (inter)disciplinary and (inter)cultural programmes in higher education

    Edited by Judith L. Green, W Douglas Baker

    At the centre of this book is the exploration of how logic-in-use both leads to a particular understanding of the phenomena of interest (such as opportunities for learning specific processes) and shapes a particular view of what evidence counts in constructing claims. The contributions brought…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Education, Justice and the Human Good

    Fairness and equality in the education system

    Edited by Kirsten Meyer

    The education system is faced with many demands of justice. What these demands imply and how they are justified is, however, disputed. In this book, international contributors present cutting edge research to discuss the relationship between educational justice and the value of education.By…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages

    A History of Language Education, Assessment and Policy in Britain

    By Nicola McLelland

    Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages provides a comprehensive history of language teaching and learning in the UK from its earliest beginnings to the year 2000. McLelland offers the first history of the social context of foreign language education in Britain, as well as an overview of changing…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Aaron Koh

    Elite schools have an intriguing capacity to endure and adapt in the face of social, cultural and political change. They help both to reproduce power, privilege and status and also to regularly produce them afresh. The intricacies involved, over time and place, have attracted the abiding empirical,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Education for Sustainable Development

    What was achieved in the DESD?

    Edited by Roger Firth, Maggie Smith

    To integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning was the overarching goal of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). This, it was believed, would ‘save the planet’, encouraging behaviour changes to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Verbal Protocols in Literacy Research

    Nature of Global Reading Development

    By Susan E. Israel

    This volume offers an updated analysis of the methodology of reading and reading research since 1995, when the landmark book Verbal Protocols of Reading: The Nature of Constructively Responsive Reading by Michael Pressley and Peter Afflerbach was published. It offers a thorough cross-analysis of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

  • The Hidden Role of Software in Educational Research

    Policy to Practice

    By Tom Liam Lynch

    Educational research often discounts the uniqueness and ubiquity of software and the hidden political, economic and epistemological ways it impacts teaching and learning in K-12 settings. Drawing on theories and methodologies from English education, critical discourse analysis, multimodal semiotics…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Higher Education and the Student

    From Welfare State to Neoliberalism

    By Robert Troschitz

    As one of the pioneers and leading advocates of neoliberalism, Britain, and in particular England, has radically transformed its higher education system over the last decades. Universities have increasingly been required to act like businesses, and students are frequently referred to as customers…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

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