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  • Hidden Sexualities of South African Teachers

    Black Male Educators and Same-sex Desire

    By Thabo Msibi

    South Africa remains a global leader in the legislative protection of individuals who engage in same-sex relations, and is the only country in Africa where the rights of these individuals are explicitly recognized and protected by the constitution. Yet South Africa’s identities are still contested…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Leading for Change

    Race, intimacy and leadership on divided university campuses

    By Jonathan Jansen

    This book offers new theoretical ground for thinking about, and transforming, leadership and higher education worldwide. Through an examination of the construct of intimacy and ‘nearness’, including emotional, spiritual, psychic, intellectual, and physical closeness, Jonathan Jansen demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Curriculum as Contestation

    Edited by Suellen Shay, Tai L. Peseta

    In 2015 a social movement swept across the South African higher education sector fueled by the anger of the ‘born free’ generation, the students born into post-apartheid South Africa. The movement found solidarity in other parts of the globe where the past decade has witnessed the rise of student…

    Hardback – 2017-12-29 
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    The last three decades a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties, the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Between Two Worlds

    Black Students in an Urban Community College

    By Lois Weis

    First published in 1985, this book explores the ‘lived culture’ of urban black students in a community college located in a large northeastern city in the United States. The author immersed herself in the institution she was studying for a full academic year, exploring both the direct experiences…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture

    By Dennis Carlson

    Advocates of the ‘back-to-basics’ movement argue that a basic skills programme ensures that students are educated to a minimum level of literacy required to enter the labour force. Critics charge that these efforts only increase school bureaucracy and undermine teachers’ autonomy in the classroom.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Resisting Educational Inequality

    Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools Serving Vulnerable Communities

    Edited by Susanne Gannon, Robert Hattam, Wayne Sawyer

    This edited collection is about poverty, social exclusion and vulnerability in educational contexts at a time of rising inequality when policy research suggests that such issues are being ignored or distorted within neoliberal logics. The book addresses these issues through three main themes around…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Pedagogy of Pathologization

    Dis/abled girls of color in the school-prison nexus

    By Subini Ancy Annamma

    The Pedagogy of Pathologization analyzes the construction of criminal identities in schools via the intersections of race, gender, class, and disability amid the prevalence of targeted mass incarceration. Focusing uniquely on the pathologization of female students of color, whose voices are…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • The Edge of Race

    Critical examinations of education and race/racism

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Zeus Leonardo, David Gillborn

    The phrase ‘the edge of race’ can be used both as a description and as a response to two key concerns. The first of these is that while race is increasingly on the periphery of education policy – with a growing disregard shown for racist inequities, as education systems become dominated by…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Religious Schools in Europe

    Institutional Opportunities and Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Floris Vermeulen, Michael Merry, Veit Bader

    The European Convention on Human Rights guarantees freedom of education, including the opportunities to create and operate faith-based schools. However, as European societies become more religiously diverse and ‘less religious’ at the same time, the role of faith-based schools is increasingly being…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

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