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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

    Risks and Opportunities

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Anastasia Snyder

    In this classic edition top scholars in family research examine the nature and origin of adolescents’ contemporary patterns of sexual and romantic relationships, from the evolutionary roots of these behaviors to policies and programs that represent best practices for addressing these issues in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • A Generation of Radical Educational Change

    Stories from the field

    Edited by Richard Pring, Martin Roberts

    How much have teachers and their pupils benefitted from the top-down Westminster-led control of policy held in place by a powerful national inspection regime? A Generation of Radical Educational Change: Stories from the Field is an exploration of the revolutionary impact of the greater and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Nurturing Wellbeing Development in Education

    From little things, big things grow

    Edited by Faye McCallum, Deborah Price

    At the core of education, the notion of wellbeing permeates both learner and teacher wellbeing. This book explores the central role and responsibility of education in ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people. Through the employment of vignettes, proactive educational wellbeing…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Transforming Education

    Meanings, myths and complexity

    By Agnieszka Bates

    Transforming Education challenges the current global orthodoxy that ‘educational transformation’ can be achieved through a step-by-step implementation of centralised, performance-based strategies for school improvement. Complex responsive processes theory is utilised in an original way to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Education Policy Perils

    Tackling the Tough Issues

    Edited by Christopher H. Tienken, Carol A. Mullen

    Education Policy Perils provides educators and those interested in the future of public education with research-based and practical analyses of some of the foremost issues facing public schools today. The collection, written by experienced scholar-practitioners, offers insights that include nuanced…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Dealing with Difficult Parents

    2nd Edition

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    Communicating with parents is one of the most challenging and potentially stressful tasks that teachers face on a daily basis. Whether trying to resolve a heated argument or delivering bad news, it is essential to know how to handle difficult situations and establish positive relationships with…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Education in/for Socialism

    Historical, Current and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Tom G. Griffiths, Zsuzsa Millei

    This book re-examines aspects of historical socialism, and includes case studies of education within twenty-first century socialist and post-socialist contexts shaped by the trajectories of historical socialism. Through these case studies, contributions offer insights into key questions: How are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • A School Leader's Guide to Dealing with Difficult Parents

    By Todd Whitaker, Douglas J. Fiore

    This new supplement to the bestselling Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition is designed to help you with the specific challenges you face as a school leader when dealing with parents. The main book, Dealing with Difficult Parents, 2nd Edition, shows how your teachers and other educators can…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • School Leadership in Diverse Contexts

    Edited by Simon Clarke, Tom O'Donoghue

      School Leadership in Diverse Contexts demonstrates the centrality of context to understanding school leadership. It offers varied portrayals of leadership in a diverse range of distinct settings. Each chapter highlights the prominence of context in understanding the realities of school…

    Paperback – 2015-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Restorative Justice in Urban Schools

    Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

    By Anita Wadhwa

    The school-to-prison pipeline is often the path for marginalized students, particularly black males, who are three times as likely to be suspended as White students. This volume provides an ethnographic portrait of how educators can implement restorative justice to build positive school cultures…

    Hardback – 2015-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Leading Learning for Digital Natives

    Combining Data and Technology in the Classroom

    By Rebecca J. Blink

    In light of rapid advances in technology and changes in students’ learning styles, Leading Learning for Digital Natives offers much-needed new tools for guiding effective instruction in the classroom. By offering practical strategies for gathering data with technology tools, this book helps school…

    Paperback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge

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