Sociology of Education Products

  • Adolescents’ Self-Discovery in Groups

    By Theresa A Thorkildsen

    Grounded in investigations conducted over the past 25 years, Adolescents’ Self-Discovery in Groups demonstrates how adolescents can become more active in society based on how they form, maintain, and evaluate groups. By collaborating with youth in a wide range of communities, Thorkildsen details…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11 

  • Scripted Bodies

    Corporate Power, Smart Technologies, and the Undoing of Public Education

    By Kenneth J. Saltman

    Institutions and public policy have embraced ever more repressive controls over the physical space of schools that now include arrests of young children, prison technologies, metal detectors, arming teachers, drugging students, biometric tracking systems, 'close-captioned' TV surveillance systems,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10 
    Critical Interventions

  • Language and Power in Schooling

    Ideologies in Practice

    By Carolyn McKinney

    Critiquing the positioning of children from non-dominant groups as linguistically deficient, this book aims to bridge the gap between theorizing of language in critical sociolinguistics and approaches to language in education. Carolyn McKinney uses the lens of linguistic ideologies—teachers’ and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education

    Supporting student success

    By Katie Hughes

    Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education: Supporting Student Success provides an overview of the widening participation movement in Higher Education in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and New Zealand. It argues that universities should revitalise their learning and teaching practices…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02 

  • Let's Get Real

    Exploring Race, Class, and Gender Identities in the Classroom

    By Martha Caldwell, Oman Frame

    This new book is a vital resource for any teacher or administrator to help students tackle issues of race, class, gender, religion, and cultural background. Authors Martha Caldwell and Oman Frame, both lifelong educators, offer a series of teaching strategies designed to encourage conversation and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02 

  • Valuing Disabled Children and Young People

    Research, policy, and practice

    Edited by Berni Kelly, Bronagh Byrne

    Focusing on contemporary childhood disability issues, and relevant to the lived experiences of disabled children and young people and their families, this book addresses themes such as transition, identity, education, inclusion, and service provision. It also includes insightful contributions on…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 

  • Early Childhood Education: a lifetime journey into a Froebelian approach

    The selected works of Tina Bruce

    By Tina Bruce

    Professor Tina Bruce (CBE) draws together her most prominent writings in one place, including chapters from her best-selling books and articles from leading journals. Her accomplished 30 year international career in education centring on the Froebelian tradition is well known and this book will…

    Hardback – 2016-07-30 
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners

    A co-research paradigm

    By Tess Maginess

    Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners: A Co-research Paradigm examines how lifelong learning, becoming wise, and sharing wisdom are integrally linked to older people’s wellbeing. The book highlights appropriate learning styles and pedagogies for older people, including research…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Teacher Education in Challenging Times

    Lessons for professionalism, partnership and practice

    Edited by Philip M Bamber, Jane C Moore

    Teacher education is experiencing a period of dramatic and arguably irrevocable change within a wider context of turbulence in the English education system. With contributions from a range of teacher educators and academics in the field, Teacher Education in Challenging Times presents sustainable,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies

    A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar

    Edited by Mary Aswell Doll

    In this volume scholars from around the world consider the influential work of William F. Pinar from a variety of "conversations" his ideas have generated. The major focus is on the What, Why, and How of the word "reconceptualization," which involves engaging critically and ethically as public…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 

  • Race and Ethnicity in the Study of Motivation in Education

    Edited by Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby, Paul A. Schutz

    Race and Ethnicity in the Study of Motivation in Education collects work from prominent education researchers who study the interaction of race, ethnicity, and motivation in educational contexts. Focusing on both historical and contemporary iterations of race-based educational constructs, this book…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19 

  • Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity

    Edited by Cory Wright-Maley, Trent Davis

    Teaching for Democracy in an Age of Economic Disparity addresses the intersections between democratic education and economic inequality in American society. Drawing upon well-established theoretical constructs in the literature on democratic citizenship as well as recent events, this volume…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19 

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