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  • Women Education Scholars and their Children's Schooling

    Edited by Kimberly Scott, Allison Henward

    This volume offers both theoretical and research-based accounts from mothers in academia who must balance their own intricate knowledge of school systems, curriculum and pedagogy with their children’s education and school lives. It explores the contextual advantages and disadvantages of "knowing…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education

    By Kath Tayler, Deborah Price

    How can we support children to reach their full potential and not be constrained by gender expectations? Are gender roles fixed at birth or do they develop through experiences? Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Early Years Education introduces practitioners to key aspects of gender in the early…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years

  • Gender Violence in Poverty Contexts

    The educational challenge

    Edited by Jenny Parkes

    This book is concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence. Although there has been a recent expansion of research on gender violence and schooling, the field of research that…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge
    Education, Poverty and International Development

  • Gender and Educational Achievement

    Edited by Andreas Hadjar, Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt, Karin Priem, Sabine Glock

    Gender inequalities in education – in terms of systematic variations in access to educational institutions, in competencies, school marks, and educational certificates along the axis of gender – have tremendously changed over the course of the 20th century. Although this does not apply to all…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Pedagogical Responses to the Changing Position of Girls and Young Women

    Edited by Carrie Paechter, Rosalyn George, Angela McRobbie

    Academics and professionals working with young women face a series of paradoxes. Over the last 20 years, the lives of young women in the UK and Europe have been transformed. They have gained considerable freedom and independence, but at the very same time, new, less tangible forms of constraint and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Material Feminisms

    New Directions for Education

    Edited by Carol A. Taylor, Gabrielle Ivinson

    Material Feminisms: New Directions for Education provides a range of powerful theoretical and innovative methodological examples to illuminate how new material feminism can be put to work in education to open up new avenues of research design and practice. It poses challenging questions about the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Body Work

    Youth, Gender and Health

    By Julia Coffey

    The rise of the health, beauty and fitness industries in recent years has led to an increased focus on the body. Body image, gender and health are issues of long-standing concern in sociology and in youth studies, but a theoretical and empirical focus on the body has been largely missing from this…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Young People and the Aesthetics of Health Promotion

    Beyond Reason, Rationality and Risk

    By Kerry Montero, Peter Kelly

    Health promotion with young people has largely been framed by theories of behaviour change to target ‘unsafe’, ‘unhealthy’ and/or ‘risky’ behaviours. These theories and models seek to encourage the development in young people of reasoned, rational and risk-aware personal strategies. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • 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 – 2016-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and Education

    Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, Farzana Shain

    Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion offers a critical reflection on the establishment of neoliberalism as the new global orthodoxy in the field of education, and considers what this means for social justice and inclusion. It brings together writers from a number…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • Education and the Global Rural

    Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Barbara Pini, Relebohile Moletsane, Martin Mills

    This edited collection challenges the urban-centric nature of much feminist work on gender and education. The context for the book is the radical reconfiguration of rural areas that has occurred in recent decades as a result of globalisation. From a range of diverse national contexts, including…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

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