Sociology of Education Products

  • Expanding Curriculum Theory

    Dis/positions and Lines of Flight, 2nd Edition

    Edited by William M. Reynolds, Julie A. Webber

    Expanding Curriculum Theory, Second Edition carries through the major focus of the original volume—to reflect on the influence of Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of "lines of flight" and its application to curriculum theorizing. What is different is that the lines of flight have since shifted and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Women Education Scholars and their Children's Schooling

    Edited by Kimberly Scott, Allison Henward

    This volume offers both theoretical and research-based accounts from mothers in academia who must balance their own intricate knowledge of school systems, curriculum and pedagogy with their children’s education and school lives. It explores the contextual advantages and disadvantages of "knowing…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    By Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    By Kath Tayler, Deborah Price

    How can we support children to reach their full potential and not be constrained by gender expectations? Are gender roles fixed at birth or do they develop through experiences? Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education introduces practitioners to key aspects of gender in the early…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • Education for Sustainable Happiness and Well-Being

    By Catherine O'Brien

    In this innovative and cogent presentation of her concept of sustainable happiness, Catherine O’Brien outlines how the leading recommendations for transforming education can be integrated within a vision of well-being for all. Solution-focused, the book demonstrates how aspects of this vision are…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Gender Violence in Poverty Contexts

    The educational challenge

    Edited by Jenny Parkes

    This book is concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence. Although there has been a recent expansion of research on gender violence and schooling, the field of research that…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Family Strategies, Guanxi and School Success in Rural China

    By Ailei Xie

    Research in school success in contemporary China has argued that market reforms have reproduced the advantages for children from the cadre and the professional families while simultaneously creating new opportunities for children of the new arising economic elites. However, it has performed less…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

  • Work, Learning and Transnational Migration

    Opportunities, Challenges, and Debates

    Edited by Shibao Guo

    As the globalisation of migration intensifies, many countries have joined the international competition for the most talented, skilful, and resourceful workers. More recently, migration has shifted from international to transnational, characterised by its multiple and circular flows across…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Education in Times of Environmental Crises

    Teaching Children to be Agents of Change

    Edited by Ken Winograd

    The central theme and core objective of this comprehensive resource for elementary teachers on climate change and children’s emotions and resiliency is supporting children’s understanding of and respect for the interconnectedness all life: human, animal, plant, and clean air, water, and soil. Its…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Teacher Subject Identity in Professional Practice

    Teaching with a professional compass

    By Clare Brooks

    Teacher Subject Identity in Professional Practice focuses on a key, but neglected, element of a teacher’s identity: that of their subject expertise. Studies of teachers’ professional practice have shown the importance of a teacher’s identity and the extent to which it can affect their resilience,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Environmental Justice

    An Issue for Social Work Education and Practice

    Edited by Sondra Fogel, Carenlee Barkdull, Bret Weber

    What is environmental justice? Why is it important to social work? Social work has a long history with the term "environment" as part of our guiding Ecological Framework. Yet frequently, the assessment of the environment is left out or seen as a difficult domain to understand as part of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Educational Achievement

    Edited by Andreas Hadjar, Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt, Karin Priem, Sabine Glock

    Gender inequalities in education – in terms of systematic variations in access to educational institutions, in competencies, school marks, and educational certificates along the axis of gender – have tremendously changed over the course of the 20th century. Although this does not apply to all…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

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