Sociology of Education Products

  • Rethinking Education through Critical Psychology

    Cooperative schools, social justice and voice

    By Gail Davidge

    Since the very first ‘co-operative’ school opened its doors in 2008, the complicated relations between ‘co-operative’ approaches to schooling and democratic subjectivity remain unexplored This ground breaking book considers the role of ‘voice’ in co-operative schooling and its place in radical…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Understanding Young People's Science Aspirations

    How students form ideas about ‘becoming a scientist’

    By Louise Archer, Jennifer DeWitt

    Understanding Young People's Science Aspirations offers new evidence and understanding about how young people develop their aspirations for education, learning and, ultimately, careers in science. Integrating new findings from a major research study with a wide ranging review of existing…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Reading Students’ Lives

    Literacy Learning across Time

    By Catherine Compton-Lilly

    Reading Students’ Lives documents literacy practices across time as children move through school, with a focus on issues of schooling, identity construction, and how students and their parents make sense of students’ lives across time. The final book in a series of four that track a group of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Scripted Bodies

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

    By Kenneth J. Saltman

    From drugging kids into attention and reviving behaviorism to biometric measurements of teaching and learning Scripted Bodies exposes a brave new world of education in the age of repression. Scripted Bodies examines how corporeal control has expanded in education, how it impacts the mind and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Language and Power in Post-Colonial 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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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
    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
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

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