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  • Immigrant Children in Transcultural Spaces

    Language, Learning, and Love

    By Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

    Grounded in both theory and practice, with implications for both, this book is about children’s perspectives on the borders that society erects, and their actual, symbolic, ideational and metaphorical movement across those borders. Based on extensive ethnographic data on children of immigrants (…

    Paperback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    By Doreen Grant

    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom

    Connecting Culture to Learning

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom explains and illustrates how an African worldview, as a platform for culture-based teaching and learning, helps educators to retrieve African heritage and cultural knowledge which have been historically discounted and decoupled from teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Educating African American Students

    And How Are the Children?

    By Gloria Swindler Boutte

    Focused on preparing educators to teach African American students, this straightforward and teacher-friendly text features a careful balance of published scholarship, a framework for culturally relevant and critical pedagogy, research-based case studies of model teachers, and tested culturally…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Navigating Model Minority Stereotypes

    Asian Indian Youth in South Asian Diaspora

    By Rupam Saran

    Though Asian Indians are typically thought of as a "model minority", not much is known about the school experiences of their children. Positive stereotyping of these immigrants and their children often masks educational needs and issues, creates class divides within the Indian-American community,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Hope and Healing in Urban Education

    How Urban Activists and Teachers are Reclaiming Matters of the Heart

    By Shawn Ginwright

    Hope and Healing in Urban Education proposes a new movement of healing justice to repair the damage done by the erosion of hope resulting from structural violence in urban communities. Drawing on ethnographic case studies from around the country, this book chronicles how teacher activists employ…

    Paperback – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological…

    Hardback – 2015-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Female Students and Cultures of Violence in Cities

    Edited by Julia Hall

    As the economy constricts, it seems living with a chronic sense of fear and anxiety is the new normal for a growing number of urban females. Many females are susceptible to victimization by cumulative strands of violence in school, their communities, families and partnerships. Exposure to violence…

    Hardback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

  • Student Voice and School Governance

    Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults

    By Marc Brasof

    While student voice has been well-defined in research, how to sustain youth-adult leadership work is less understood. Students are rarely invited to lead school reform efforts, and when they are, their voice is silenced by the structural arrangements and socio-cultural conditions found in schools.…

    Hardback – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Rethinking Field Experiences in Preservice Teacher Preparation

    Meeting New Challenges for Accountability

    By Etta R. Hollins

    The focus of this book is the centrality of clinical experiences in preparing teachers to work with students from diverse cultural, economic, and experiential backgrounds. Organized around three themes—learning teaching through the approximation and representation of practice, learning teaching…

    Paperback – 2015-04-12
    Routledge

  • Mapping Corporate Education Reform

    Power and Policy Networks in the Neoliberal State

    Edited by Wayne Au, Joseph J. Ferrare

    Mapping Corporate Education Reform outlines and analyzes the complex relationships between policy actors that define education reform within the current, neoliberal context. Using social network analysis and powerful data visualization tools, the authors identify the problematic roots of these…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Critical Social Thought

  • Inequality, Power and School Success

    Case Studies on Racial Disparity and Opportunity in Education

    Edited by Gilberto Conchas, Michael Gottfried

    This volume highlights issues of power, inequality, and resistance for Asian, African American, and Latino/a students in distinct U.S. and international contexts. Through a collection of case studies it links universal issues relating to inequality in education, such as Asian, Latino, and African…

    Hardback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

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