Urban Education Products

  • The Charter School Solution

    Distinguishing Fact from Rhetoric

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • African American English and the Achievement Gap

    The Role of Dialectal Code Switching

    By Holly K. Craig

    Many African American children make use of African American English (AAE) in their everyday lives, and face academic barriers when introduced to Standard American English (SAE) in the classroom. Research has shown that students who can adapt and use SAE for academic purposes demonstrate…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Restorative Justice in Urban Schools

    Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

    By Anita Wadhwa

    The school-to-prison pipeline is often the path for marginalized students, particularly black males, who are three times as likely to be suspended as White students. This volume provides an ethnographic portrait of how educators can implement restorative justice to build positive school cultures…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Doing Youth Participatory Action Research

    Transforming Inquiry with Researchers, Educators, and Students

    By Nicole Mirra, Antero Garcia, Ernest Morrell

    Doing Youth Participatory Action Research offers an unprecedented, in-depth exploration of the pragmatics and possibilities of youth-driven research. Drawing upon multiple years of experience engaging youth in rigorous, critical inquiry about the conditions impacting their lives, the authors…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • 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 – 2015-10-19
    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 – 2015-09-29
    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 – 2015-08-27
    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 – 2015-08-20
    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 – 2015-08-18
    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 – 2015-08-13
    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 – 2015-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

Product Search