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  • A Political Sociology of Educational Knowledge

    Studies of Exclusions and Difference

    Edited by Thomas A. Popkewitz, Jennifer Diaz, Christopher Kirchgasler

    Bringing together the sociology of knowledge, cultural studies, and post-foundational and historical approaches, this book asks what schooling does, and what are its limits and dangers. The focus is on how the systems of reason that govern schooling embody historically generated rules and standards…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 

  • Understanding Skills

    Thinking, Feeling, and Caring

    By Robin Barrow

    It is widely agreed that education should involve the development of understanding, critical thinking, imagination, and emotions. However, this book, first published in 1990, argues that our views to these key concepts are confused and inaccurate, and therefore what we do in schools is generally…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Curriculum Studies Reader

    5th Edition

    Edited by David J. Flinders, Stephen J. Thornton

    In this fifth edition of David J. Flinders and Stephen J. Thornton’s ground-breaking anthology, the editors assemble the best in past and present curriculum studies scholarship. From John Dewey’s nineteenth-century creed to Nel Noddings’ provocative twenty-first century analysis of the Common Core,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26 

  • Education Studies

    The key concepts

    By Dave Trotman, Roger Willoughby, Helen E. Lees

    This essential compendium offers accessible, detailed definitions of the core concepts explored on Education Studies courses. Including over fifty interdisciplinary entries, it clarifies topics at an introductory, intermediate and advanced level, supporting students across the three years of their…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Placements and Work-based Learning in Education Studies

    An introduction for students

    Edited by Jim Hordern, Catherine A. Simon

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to placements and work-based learning, providing an insight into work in schools and education settings. Including case studies to illustrate the diversity of placements and workplace…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Foundations of Education Studies

  • Transnationalism, Gender and the History of Education

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Marie Clarke

    In the past decade, historians have begun to make use of the optic of ‘transnationalism’, a perspective used traditionally by social anthropologists and sociologists in their study of the movement and flow of ideas between continents and countries. Historical scholarship has adopted this tool, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 

  • Christian Privilege in U.S. Education

    Legacies and Current Issues

    By Kevin J. Burke, Avner Segall

    Using critical curriculum theory as its lens, this book explores the relationship between religion—specifically, Christianity and the Judeo-Christian ethos underlying it—and secular public education in the United States. Despite various 20th-century court decisions separating religion and education…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

    A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence

    By James M. Magrini

    Bridging the gap between interpretations of "Third Way" Platonic scholarship and "phenomenological-ontological" scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s Socrates. Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education offers a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Beyond Every Child Matters

    Neoliberal Education and Social Policy in the new era

    By Catherine Simon

    The United Kingdom's Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government 2010–15 was responsible for some of the most radical changes to education policy for decades. Beyond Every Child Matters provides a critical overview of developments in education and social welfare policy in the years…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 

  • Innovations in Economic Education

    Promising Practices for Teachers and Students, K–16

    Edited by Mary Beth Henning

    Innovations in Economic Education addresses the growing issue of financial illiteracy by showing how economics can be successfully integrated into classrooms from kindergarten through higher education. Pre-service teachers, experienced educators, curriculum leaders, parents, and school…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 

  • Following Policy

    Global education policy networking

    By Stephen J. Ball, Carolina Junemann, Diego Santori

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 

  • Giving Teaching Back to Teachers

    A Critical Introduction to Curriculum Theory

    By Robin Barrow

    This book, first published in 1984, aims to bring together the interests of the theory and practice of the education system and, within the former, relate the approaches and claims of the constituent disciplines to each other. Throughout the book, while arguing for the importance of facing up to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

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