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  • Expanding Curriculum Theory

    Dis/positions and Lines of Flight, 2nd Edition

    Edited by William M. Reynolds, Julie A. Webber

    Expanding Curriculum Theory, Second Edition carries through the major focus of the original volume—to reflect on the influence of Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of "lines of flight" and its application to curriculum theorizing. What is different is that the lines of flight have since shifted and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Education for Sustainable Happiness and Well-Being

    By Catherine O'Brien

    In this innovative and cogent presentation of her concept of sustainable happiness, Catherine O’Brien outlines how the leading recommendations for transforming education can be integrated within a vision of well-being for all. Solution-focused, the book demonstrates how aspects of this vision are…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers

    Edited by Joy A. Palmer Cooper

     The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers comprises 128 essays by leading scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting thinkers on education of all time. Each of the chronologically arranged entries explores why a particular thinker is significant…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • The “Reason” of Schooling

    Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education

    Edited by Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, in this book leading international and interdisciplinary scholars challenge the common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education, and curriculum studies. Examining the limits of contemporary notions of power and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education

    Edited by Imogen Taylor, Marion Bogo, Michelle Lefevre, Barbra Teater

    The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education provides an authoritative overview of current understanding through coverage of key debates, exploring the state of play in particular social work education fields and reflecting on where the future might be taking us. The overall aim of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Pedagogies of Cultural Studies

    Edited by Andrew Hickey

    This volume provides an exploration of the manifold ways pedagogy is enacted in cultural studies practice. Pedagogy in the book comes to stand as far more than simply the "art of teaching"; contributors explore how pedagogy defines and shapes their practice as cultural studies scholars. Chapters…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Critical Turn in Education

    From Marxist Critique to Poststructuralist Feminism to Critical Theories of Race

    By Isaac Gottesman

    The Critical Turn in Education traces the historical emergence and development of critical theories in the field of education, from the introduction of Marxist and other radical social theories in the 1960s to the contemporary critical landscape. The book begins by tracing the first waves of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge
    Critical Social Thought

  • Rethinking Outdoor, Experiential and Informal Education

    Edited by Jon Ord, Tony Jeffs

    This book explores the nature and purpose of outdoor, experiential and informal education and considers the ways in which this expanding field might exploit the opportunities it offers young people and adults to engage in reflective informal education. Bringing together a wide range of contributors…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Emergent Pedagogy in England

    A Critical Realist Study of Structure-Agency Interactions in Higher Education

    By Bushra Sharar

    This book aims to show how a meta-theory of critical realism can be applied to research about pedagogy in the changing landscape of higher education in England. It introduces some of the key ideas of critical realism, and its potential to clarify complex issues that arise in research. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • 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 – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • All the Best, Neill (Routledge Revivals)

    Letters from Summerhill

    Edited by Jonathan Croall

    A. S. Neill, founder of Summerhill, the most admired and most feared of all progressive schools, was famous as a schoolteacher, educational reformer, and author of illuminating and stylish books about education and the mind of the child. But few people know he was also a dedicated, prolific,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Adventurous Learning

    A Pedagogy for a Changing World

    By Simon Beames, Mike Brown

    Adventurous Learning interrogates the word ‘adventure’ and explores how elements of authenticity, agency, uncertainty and mastery can be incorporated into educational practices. It outlines key elements for a pedagogy of adventurous learning and provides guidelines grounded in accessible theory.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-27
    Routledge

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