Urban Education Products

  • Mindfulness in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Tobin

    This book explores how mindfulness has been infused into education to produce favorable outcomes, such as stress reduction, heightened focus, resilience, calmness, alertness, mood regulation, self-awareness, professional commitment, and increased compassion and kindness to self and others. The…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 

  • Teaching to Transform Urban Schools and Communities

    Powerful Pedagogy in Practice, 1st Edition

    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 Ruth Hollins builds on previous work to focus on…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13

  • Advancing the Development of Urban School Superintendents through Adaptive Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Chace

    Based on a case study of urban school superintendents in a leadership development program, this book offers a concrete demonstration of how adaptive leadership is applied and learned. Blending the theory of adaptive leadership with the practice of urban school superintendents, this book also…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Neoliberalism, Cities and Education in the Global South and North

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Thomas C. Pedroni

    Across the world, cities are being reshaped in myriad ways by neoliberal forms of globalization, a process of urban restructuring with significant implications for educational policy and practices. The chapters in this collection speak to two complementary but analytically distinguishable aspects…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Resisting Educational Inequality

    Reframing Policy and Practice in Schools Serving Vulnerable Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Gannon, Robert Hattam, Wayne Sawyer

    Resisting Educational Inequality examines poverty, social exclusion and vulnerability in educational contexts at a time of rising inequality and when policy research suggests that such issues are being ignored or distorted within neoliberal logics. In this volume, leading scholars from Australia…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07

  • Black Men Teaching in Urban Schools

    Reassessing Black Masculinity, 1st Edition

    By Edward Brockenbrough

    This volume follows eleven Black male teachers from an urban, predominantly Black school district to reveal a complex set of identity politics and power dynamics that complicate these teachers’ relationships with students and fellow educators. It provides new and important insights into what it…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Community Engaged Leadership for Social Justice

    A Critical Approach in Urban Schools, 1st Edition

    By David E. DeMatthews

    This book advocates for informed leaders who are aware of the larger historical, political-economic, sociological, and philosophical issues that surround the schools and communities they serve. Extending beyond mainstream conceptions of instructional leadership and broad social justice paradigms,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14

  • Learning from Urban Immigrant Youth About Academic Literacies

    1st Edition

    By Jie Y. Park

    This book reports on a two-year long, qualitative literacy case study of the academic literacies of first and second-generation immigrant youth in an afterschool tutoring program in South Bronx, New York. Through transcripts of tutoring sessions, interview data, and youths’ written work, each…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Transformative Schooling

    Towards Racial Equity in Education, 1st Edition

    By Vajra M. Watson

    Discussions of achievement gaps are commonplace in education reform, but they are rarely interrogated as a symptom of white supremacy. As an act of disruption, award-winning scholar Vajra Watson pierces through the rhetoric and provides a provocative analysis of the ways schools can become more…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03

  • The Charter School Solution

    Distinguishing Fact from Rhetoric, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara L. Affolter, Jamel K. Donnor

    Challenging the popular perception that the free market can objectively ameliorate inequality and markedly improve student academic achievement, this book examines the overly positivistic rhetoric surrounding charter schools. Taking a multifocal approach, this book examines how charter schools…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge Research in Education

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-12

  • Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

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