Equality & Human Rights Products

  • Engaging Youth in Activist Research and Pedagogical Praxis

    Transnational Perspectives on Gender, Sex, and Race

    Edited by Jeff Hearn, Tamara Shefer, Kopano Ratele, Floretta Boonzaier

    Emerging from a transnational framework, this book offers a global perspective on gender, sex and race research in education across global north and south. Drawing upon pedagogical, programmatic, and activist work with respect to challenging inequalities and injustices for young people, the authors…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Belonging

    The Right to Equal Belonging in Democratic Society

    By Elena Drymiotou

    While every constitution includes a provision over the right to equal protection of the laws, perhaps with different terminology, this book interprets this right in a new way. Theories of the right to equal protection of the laws as the right to anti-subordination are the most influential theories…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Home schooling and home education

    Race, class and inequality

    By Kalwant Bhopal, Martin Myers

    Home schooling and Home Education provides an original account of home education and examines ways in which the discourses of home education are understood and contextualised in different countries such as the UK and USA. There are considerable variations across Europe and North America in the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Schools and Food Education in the 21st Century

    By Lexi Earl

    Schools and Food Education in the 21st Century examines how schools enact food policy, and through doing so, craft diverse foodscapes that create very different food experiences in schools. The school food policy discourse is made up of an amalgamation of discourses on obesity prevention, nutrition…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07 

  • 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 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 

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • Chicana/Latina Testimonios as Pedagogical, Methodological, and Activist Approaches to Social Justice

    Edited by Dolores Delgado Bernal, Rebeca Burciaga, Judith Flores Carmona

    While the genre of testimonio has deep roots in oral cultures and in Latin American human rights struggles, the publication and subsequent adoption of This Bridge Called My Back (Moraga & Anzaldúa, 1983) and, more recently, Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios (Latina Feminist Group,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 

  • Education and Social Mobility

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Diane Reay, Carol Vincent

    The study of education and social mobility has been a key area of sociological research since the 1950s. The importance of this research derives from the systematic analysis of functionalist theories of industrialism. Functionalist theories assume that the complementary demands of efficiency and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 

  • Holocaust Education

    Promise, Practice, Power and Potential

    Edited by E. Doyle Stevick, Deborah L. Michaels

    Holocaust Education: Promise, Practice, Power and Potential provides timely studies of some of the most pressing issues in teaching and learning about the Holocaust around the world. Europe is experiencing both anti-Semitic attacks, many by radicals claiming the banner of Islam, and the resurgence…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 

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