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  • Asia as Method in Education Studies

    A defiant research imagination

    Edited by Hongzhi Zhang, Philip Wing Keung Chan, Jane Kenway

     Unlearning and re-inventing the theoretical frameworks of Intercultural and Asian Studies is central to this book as it is to Chen Kuan-Hsing’s evocative Asia as Method; this book’s inspirational source. Chen insists that studies of Asia move beyond their paralysing fixation on the West as either…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Elite Schools in Globalising Circumstances

    New Conceptual Directions and Connections

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Cameron McCarthy

    Elite Schools in Globalizing Circumstances foregrounds the richly theoretical and empirically-based work of an international cast of scholars seeking to break out of the confines of the methodological nationalism that now governs so much of contemporary scholarship on schooling. Based on a 5-year…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Gender Matters in Educational Administration and Policy

    A Feminist Introduction

    Edited by Jill Blackmore, Jane Kenway

    Originally published in 1993. This introductory text brings the somewhat gender blind fields of educational administration and policy into contact with feminism. The chapters here demonstrate the considerable scope and potential of feminist scholarship for the field with regard to theory, research…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Aaron Koh

    Elite schools have an intriguing capacity to endure and adapt in the face of social, cultural and political change. They help both to reproduce power, privilege and status and also to regularly produce them afresh. The intricacies involved, over time and place, have attracted the abiding empirical,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Elite Schools

    Multiple Geographies of Privilege

    Edited by Aaron Koh, Jane Kenway

    Geography matters to elite schools — to how they function and flourish, to how they locate themselves and their Others. Like their privileged clientele they use geography as a resource to elevate themselves. They mark, and market, place. This collection, as a whole, reads elite schools through a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Education in Global Context

  • Haunting the Knowledge Economy

    By Jane Kenway, Elizabeth Bullen, Johannah Fahey, Simon Robb

    This highly original book provides an engaging and critical introduction to the knowledge economy. The knowledge economy is a potent force pervading global and national policy circles. Yet few people outside the field of economics understand its central ideas and practices. This book makes these…

    Paperback – 2010-08-18
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Globalizing the Research Imagination

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Johannah Fahey

    In the provocative opening essay Kenway and Fahey explore ways in which the notion of the imagination itself might be mobilized by researchers. They are encouraged to develop 'defiant' global imaginations and communities with the capacities to think, 'be' and 'become' differently in a world of…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    Routledge

  • Answering Back

    Girls, Boys and Feminism in Schools

    By Jill Blackmore, Jane Kenway, Leonie Rennie, Sue Willis

    Answering Back exposes the volatility of gender reform in many different schools and classrooms. It tells stories in close up and from below, allowing everyone to talk: anxious boys, naughty girls, cantankerous teachers, pontificating principals and feisty feminists. This book challenges many…

    Paperback – 1998-01-29
    Routledge

  • Hearts And Minds

    Self-Esteem And The Schooling Of Girls

    By Jane Kenway, Sue Willis

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1990-11-05
    Routledge

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