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  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Social Justice and Transformative Learning

    Culture and Identity in the United States and South Africa

    Edited by Saundra M. Tomlinson-Clarke, Darren L. Clarke

    The similarities between the United States and South Africa with respect to race, power, oppression and economic inequities are striking, and a better understanding of these parallels can provide educational gains for students and educators in both countries. Through shared experiences and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 

  • Mixed-Race Youth and Schooling

    The Fifth Minority

    By Sandra Winn Tutwiler

    This timely, in-depth examination of the educational experiences and needs of mixed-race children ("the fifth minority") focuses on the four contexts that primarily influence learning and development: the family, school, community, and society-at-large. The book provides foundational historical,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 

  • Child Cultures, Schooling, and Literacy

    Global Perspectives on Composing Unique Lives

    Edited by Anne Haas Dyson

    Through analysis of case studies of young children (ages 3 to 8 years), situated in different geographic, cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic sites on six continents, this book examines the interplay of childhoods, schooling, and, literacies. Written language is situated within…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • Spirituality in Education in a Global, Pluralised World

    By Marian de Souza

    A particular problem associated with international research in the field of spirituality and education is the reluctance of scholars to agree on what spirituality means, with numerous descriptions increasing ambiguity and reducing the impact of research in the discipline. This book argues that it…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Navigating Gender and Sexuality in the Classroom

    Narrative Insights from Students and Educators

    By Heather Killelea McEntarfer

    Gender identity and sexuality play crucial roles in the educational experiences of students, parents, and teachers. Teacher education must more directly address the ways that schools reflect and reproduce oppressive gender norms, working to combat homophobia, transphobia, heteronormativity, and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Professional Development: Education for All as praxis

    Edited by Jane Wilkinson, Laurette Bristol, Petra Ponte

    This edited collection presents several research projects which examine issues concerning professional development, professional learning, and the ‘Education for All’ (EfA) ethos. The overall aim of the book is threefold: firstly, to explore the consequences for the education profession of EfA, and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17 

  • Autism in a Decentered World

    By Alice Wexler

    Autistic people are empirically and scientifically generalized as living in a fragmented, alternate reality, without a coherent continuous self. In Part I, this book presents recent neuropsychological research and its implications for existing theories of autism, selfhood, and identity, challenging…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15 
    Psychology Press
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • The Concept of Care in Curriculum Studies

    Juxtaposing Currere and Hakbeolism

    By Jung-Hoon Jung

    The question at the heart of the book is what might an education with self-care and care-for-others look like? Juxtaposing self-understanding through the method of currere and the historical character of hakbeolism (a concept indigenous to Korea referring to a kind of social status people achieve…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10 
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Teaching Women’s Studies in Conservative Contexts

    Considering Perspectives for an Inclusive Dialogue

    Edited by Cantice Greene

    Women’s Studies is a field that inspires strong reactions, both positive and negative, inside and outside of the classroom. The field, partly due to its activist origins, is often associated with liberal ideology and is therefore chided by students and others who identify as conservative. The goal…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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