Sociology of Education Products

  • Education, Welfare, and the Knowledge Economy

    1st Edition

    By Manuel Souto-Otero

    This book throws new light on the evolving relationship between education and welfare in the context of the knowledge economy. It analyses complex political, economic and cultural processes to look at the role of public policy in shaping levels of access to education in advanced post-industrialised…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Teaching to Transform Urban Schools and Communities

    The Power of Classroom Teachers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Etta R. Hollins

    For preservice candidates and novice teachers facing the challenges of feeling underprepared to teach in urban schools, this book offers a framework for conceptualizing, planning, and engaging in powerful teaching. Veteran teacher educator Etta Hollins builds on previous work to focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Oral History Education, Public Schooling, and Social Justice

    Troubling Cultures of Reconciliation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Ng-a-Fook, Kristina Llewellyn

    The interdisciplinary group of scholars in this book address issues of social justice in a global context by drawing on oral history as a form of consciousness—not just a method or approach to overcoming historical marginalizations. They show the special role oral history plays in cultivating…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Investigating Political Tolerance at Conservative Protestant Colleges and Universities

    1st Edition

    By George Yancey, Laurel Shuler, Jerald Walz

    This book aims to investigate the level of political tolerance at conservative Protestant colleges and universities. Through innovative and methodologically sophisticated techniques, the authors test the political openness of these institutions as a proxy for their willingness to accept opinions…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Young People and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By John Leigh

    First published in 1971. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship which exists between the education services and the leisure time of the people they attempt to serve. The author explores education and provision for leisure and the problems of schools, youth services and adult…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Learning and Connecting in School Playgrounds

    Using the playground as a curriculum resource, 1st Edition

    Edited by Llyween Couper, Dean Sutherland

    An inclusive approach to education is not confined to the classroom. The school playground is where the real test for diversity and difference occurs, and a focus on play during break times is needed for the health, well-being and learning of all students. This book explores pre-school, primary and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Language, Thinking Together and Education

    The selected works of Neil Mercer, 1st Edition

    By Neil Mercer

    In this book Professor Neil Mercer draws on his most prominent writings covering his ground-breaking and critically acclaimed work on the role of talk in education and on the relationship between spoken language and cognition. Mercer’s approach, largely based on a Vygotskian, sociocultural…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Democracy, Education and Research

    The Conditions of Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Ivor F. Goodson, John Schostak

    There are many books focusing upon recipe-like strategies for undertaking research, and there are many books on the politics of change and sustainable change in communities. However in this ground-breaking book four leading experts in the field of research combine their talents to offer a very…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Reinventing Education

    Visions for today and tomorrow, 1st Edition

    By Will Curtis

    Transformations in society, culture, economy, politics, employment and knowledge require us to fundamentally rethink how we perceive learning and teaching. Reinventing Education challenges the principles and practices that underpin existing ‘institutionalised’ approaches to education. It asks the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Education Studies

  • The Role and Influence of Prison Education

    An ethnographical examination of provision in England, 1st Edition

    By Anne O'Grady

    Prison education has been a long-established activity within the prison estate in England, yet there is a dearth of research literature on the nature, role, purpose and focus of education in prisons. An Exploration of Prison Education in England addresses this lacuna by providing a unique insight…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education

    2nd Edition

    By Kathryn Ecclestone, Dennis Hayes

    This text is eye-opening reading for anyone who retains any belief in the power of knowledge to transform people's lives. Its insistent call for a serious public debate about the emotional state of education should be at the forefront of the minds of every agent of change in society.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Studentification in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Darren Smith

    Studentification is a global concept. The term now widely used to describe urban changes tied to the expansion of higher education and increasing populations of students. It represents one of the most prominent ‘spaces of youth’, and one that is highly influential in shaping subsequent phases of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

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