Sociology of Education Products

  • Interaction in the Classroom, Second Edition (1983)

    Contemporary Sociology of the School

    By Sara Delamont

    Published in 1983, this second edition builds on the success of the first edition which provided the first sociological account of classroom life. In the seven years between editions great activity and interest in classroom studies ensued, the author therefore revised and expanded her text to…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Parents and Schools (1993)

    Customers, Managers or Partners?

    Published in 1993, this book explores the rights that parents have been given over their children’s schooling. Parents now have the right to choose the school their children will attend and to be involved with school management. These rights and roles for parents as customers and managers are…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • A Woman's Place in Education (1996)

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives on Gender and Education

    By Sara Delamont

    Published in 1996, this volume includes the presidential address of Sara Delamont, the first female President of Bera written and presented in 1984. The book also includes a selection of papers on gender and education. Topics covered include: female pupils’ experiences, resistance to sex equality…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Communicative Competence, Classroom Interaction, and Educational Equity

    The Selected Works of Courtney B. Cazden

    By Courtney B. Cazden

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions – so the world can read them in a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Uncovering Social Life

    Critical Perspectives from Sociology

    By Chris Shilling, Philip A. Mellor

    In an era when rapid social change, the disappearance of traditional communities, the rise of political populism and the threat posed by radical religious movements makes it appear that ‘all that is solid melts into air’, the classical sociological problem of how peaceable societies can be created…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Arts-Based Research in Education

    Foundations for Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, Richard Siegesmund

    Presenting readers with definitions and examples of arts-based educational research, this text identifies tensions, questions, and models in the field and provides guidance for both beginning and more experienced practice. As arts-based research grows in prominence and popularity across education…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1937 and 2005, this collection of books on various aspects of learning to read and write is a superb resource for those teaching or those studying education. Some titles look at literacy in a multilingual environment and offer advice and techniques for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards the Creative Teaching of English

    By Maggie Melville, Lydia Langenheim, Mario Rinvolucri, Lou Spaventa

    Edited by Lou Spaventa

    Originally published in 1980. This book is a collection of language learning activities in the area of drama, mime, roleplay, problem solving, group work, music and song – all classroom tested and ready for use in teaching English, no matter the level. The exercises are designed to promote and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Adolescent Literacy

    What Works and Why

    By Judith Davidson, David Koppenhaver

    Originally published in 1988. Much has changed since then in schools. Mobile technologies, interactive whiteboards, digital texts, class websites, student-authored blogs, social networking and photo sharing sites found integrated into so many classrooms hadn’t even been imagined by most educators.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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