Sociology of Education Products

  • A Sociology of Special and Inclusive Education

    Exploring the manufacture of inability

    By Sally Tomlinson

    A Sociology of Special and Inclusive Education brings sociological perspectives to bear on the social, political and economic policies and practices that comprise special and inclusive education, and the education of lower attainers. Increasingly governments have accepted the premise that education…

    Paperback – 2017-01-18 

  • Spirituality, Community, and Race Consciousness in Adult Higher Education

    Breaking the Cycle of Racialization

    By Timothy Paul Westbrook

    Drawing on the lived experiences of Black students in adult degree completion programs at predominantly White, Christian institutions in the southern United States, this book presents a model for reimagining adult higher education. Westbrook explores the reasons students enrolled in degree programs…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education

    A utopian dream

    By M. Andrew Holowchak

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Sociology of Education

    A Systematic Analysis, 8th Edition

    By Jeanne Ballantine, Floyd M Hammack, Jenny Stuber

    The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis is a comprehensive and cross-cultural look at the sociology of education. This textbook gives a sociological analysis of education by incorporating a diverse set of theoretical approaches. The authors include practical applications and current…

    Paperback – 2017-01-12 

  • Beyond Bullying

    Researching student perspectives

    By Simone Paul

    Beyond Bullying offers guidance and advice on conducting practitioner research into bullying and provides resources to assist practitioners and researchers in doing so. It draws on a case study of almost 1,000 secondary school students over a period of 5 academic years to explore student perception…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

  • Family Language Policies in a Multilingual World

    Opportunities, Challenges, and Consequences

    Edited by John Macalister, Seyed Hadi Mirvahedi

    Through case studies from around the world, this book illustrates the opportunities and challenges facing families negotiating the issues of language maintenance and language learning in the home. Every family living in a bi/multilingual environment faces the question of what language(s) to speak…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10 
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • That's the Way I Think

    Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD and Dyscalculia Explained, 3rd Edition

    By David Grant

    About 1 in 20 individuals are dyslexic. This figure also applies for dyspraxia and ADHD. This fully revised edition of David Grant’s thought-provoking, insightful book develops our understanding of these specific learning differences and considers the further challenges presented by these…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 

  • Anthropology and/as Education

    Anthropology, Art, Architecture and Design

    By Tim Ingold

    Anthropology is a generous, open-ended, comparative and yet critical inquiry into the conditions and possibilities of life in the one world we all inhabit. This book is premised on the claim that these principles – of generosity, open-endedness, comparison and criticality – are also cornerstones of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 

  • Islam, Technology, and Education

    The Case for Culturally Grounded Design

    By Michael K. Thomas

    Based in a global array of case studies - Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Turkey, and Islamic education in the United States - this volume shows how the discourse concerning educational technology in the Islamic world has emphasized neoliberal and neofundamentalist themes, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Global Convergence Of Vocational and Special Education

    Mass Schooling and Modern Educability

    By John G. Richardson, Jinting Wu, Douglas M. Judge

    The global trend in educational participation has brought with it a cross-national consequence: the expansion of students with "special needs" (SEN) placed in special education and the growth of "low achieving" students diverted to vocational tracks. This book explores the global expansion of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge Research in Special Educational Needs

  • LGBT-Q Teachers, Civil Partnership and Same-Sex Marriage

    The Ambivalences of Legitimacy

    By Aoife Neary

    The introduction of legislative structures for same-sex relationships provides a new lens for grappling with the politics of sexuality in schools and society. The emergence of civil partnership and same-sex marriage in Ireland brings to the fore international debates around public intimacy,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • The Nexus of Practices

    Connections, constellations and practitioners

    Edited by Allison Hui, Theodore R Schatzki, Elizabeth Shove

    The Nexus of Practices: connections, constellations, practitioners brings leading theorists of practice together to provide a fresh set of theoretical impulses for the surge of practice-focused studies currently sweeping across the social disciplines. The book addresses key issues facing practice…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 

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