Sociology of Education Products

  • Decolonizing Educational Research

    From Ownership to Answerability

    By Leigh Patel

    Decolonizing Educational Research examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and anthropocentric perspectives, the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-27 

  • Adventurous Learning

    A Pedagogy for a Changing World

    By Simon Beames, Mike Brown

    Adventurous Learning interrogates the word ‘adventure’ and explores how elements of authenticity, agency, uncertainty and mastery can be incorporated into educational practices. It outlines key elements for a pedagogy of adventurous learning and provides guidelines grounded in accessible theory.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26 

  • Resegregation as Curriculum

    The Meaning of the New Racial Segregation in U.S. Public Schools

    By Jerry Rosiek, Kathy Kinslow

    Resegregation as Curriculum offers a compelling look at the formation and implementation of school resegregation as contemporary education policy, as well as its impact on the meaning of schooling for students subject to such policies. Working from a ten-year study of a school district undergoing a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22 
    The Critical Educator

  • Effective Learning after Acquired Brain Injury

    A practical guide to support adults with neurological conditions

    By Graham Lowings, Beth Wicks

    Effective Learning After Acquired Brain Injury provides clear guidance on delivering productive educational programmes for adolescents and adults with acquired brain injury (ABI). Written for the non-specialist, the book provides an accessible overview of the neuropsychological deficits resulting…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 

  • Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood

    Home, School, and Community Contexts

    Edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, Marianne McTavish

    Complex factors affect young children and their families in today’s increasingly diverse world characterized by globalization, the transnational movement of people, and neo-liberal government policies in western and industrialized countries. This book focuses on three of these factors—culture,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20 

  • Democracy and Education Reconsidered

    Dewey After One Hundred Years

    By Jim Garrison, Stefan Neubert, Kersten Reich

    Democracy and Education Reconsidered highlights the continued relevance of John Dewey’s Democracy and Education while also examining the need to reconstruct and re-contextualize Dewey’s educational philosophy for our time. The authors propose ways of revising Dewey’s thought in light of the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19 

  • Reconceptualizing STEM Education

    The Central Role of Practices

    Edited by Richard A. Duschl, Amber S. Bismack

    Reconceptualizing STEM Education explores and maps out research and development ideas and issues around five central practice themes: Systems Thinking; Model-based Reasoning; Quantitative Reasoning; Equity, Epistemic, and Ethical Outcomes; and STEM Communication and Outreach. These themes are…

    Paperback – 2016-01-18 
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Making Sense of Teaching in Difficult Times

    Edited by Penny Jane Burke, Suellen Shay

    Thinking about teaching in educational terms has become increasingly difficult because of the conceptions of higher education that predominate in both policy and public debate. Framing the benefits of higher education simply as an economic good poses particular difficulties for making educational…

    Hardback – 2016-01-08 

  • New Public Management and the Reform of Education

    European lessons for policy and practice

    Edited by Helen Gunter, Emiliano Grimaldi, David Hall, Roberto Serpieri

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 

  • Charter Schools

    Lessons in School Reform

    By Liane Brouillette

    This book takes the reader inside the charter school movement, answering such questions as: *What is a charter school? *How are charter schools different from other public schools? *What does it take to create a charter school? *What motivates the people who initiate such schools? *What…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Advancing Equity and Achievement in America's Diverse Schools

    Inclusive Theories, Policies, and Practices

    Edited by Camille M. Wilson, Sonya Douglass Horsford

    Advancing Equity and Achievement in America’s Diverse Schools illustrates how educators, students, families and community partners can work in strategic ways to build on social, cultural, and ethnic diversity to advance educational equity and achievement. By drawing on the latest data on…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

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