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  • Educational Leadership and Pierre Bourdieu

    By Pat Thomson

    Pierre Bourdieu was one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. He argued for, and practiced, rigorous and reflexive scholarship, interrogating the inequities and injustices of modern societies. Through a lifetime’s explication of the ways in which schooling both produces and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

  • Alternative Educational Programmes, Schools and Social Justice

    Edited by Glenda McGregor, Martin Mills, Pat Thomson, Jodie Pennacchia

    Alternative education caters and cares for students whose regular schools have failed and excluded them. Fifty years of international research reports that alternative settings are characterised by close and powerful staff–student relationships, a curriculum which is relevant, engaging and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Digital Academic

    Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

    Edited by Deborah Lupton, Inger Mewburn, Pat Thomson

    Academic work, like many other professional occupations, has increasingly become digitised. This book brings together leading scholars who examine the impacts, possibilities, politics and drawbacks of working in the contemporary university, using digital technologies. Contributors take a critical…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Literacy, Leading and Learning

    Beyond Pedagogies of Poverty

    By Debra Hayes, Robert Hattam, Barbara Comber, Lyn Kerkham, Ruth Lupton, Pat Thomson

    How might educational leaders and teachers improve literacy achievement in schools serving communities experiencing high levels of poverty? This question is the focus of this book. Drawing on long-term case studies of four primary schools located in these communities, this book describes the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge
    Local/Global Issues in Education

  • Inspiring School Change

    Transforming Education through the Creative Arts

    By Christine Hall, Pat Thomson

    Recognising performance and accountability pressures on schools, Inspiring School Change shows how a commitment to the arts in education can meet core school agendas of pupil and parent engagement, attainment, improved teaching and inclusion. Schools are under pressure to develop their students’…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge

  • Detox Your Writing

    Strategies for doctoral researchers

    By Pat Thomson, Barbara Kamler

    There are a number of books which aim to help doctoral researchers write the PhD. This book offers something different - the scholarly detox. This is not a faddish alternative, it’s not extreme. It’s a moderate approach intended to gently interrupt old ways of doing things and establish new habits…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge

  • Helping Doctoral Students Write

    Pedagogies for supervision, 2nd Edition

    By Barbara Kamler, Pat Thomson

    Helping Doctoral Students Write offers a proven approach to effective doctoral writing. By treating research as writing and writing as research, the authors offer pedagogical strategies for doctoral supervisors that will assist the production of well-argued and lively dissertations. It is clear…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning

    Edited by Julian Sefton-Green, Pat Thomson, Ken Jones, Liora Bresler

    The concept of creative learning extends far beyond Arts-based learning or the development of individual creativity. It covers a range of processes and initiatives throughout the world that share common values, systems and practices aimed at making learning more creative. This applies at individual…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals

    Strategies for getting published

    By Pat Thomson, Barbara Kamler

    It’s not easy getting published, but everyone has to do it. Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals presents an insider’s perspective on the secret business of academic publishing, making explicit many of the dilemmas and struggles faced by all writers, but rarely discussed. Its unique approach is…

    Paperback – 2012-08-23
    Routledge

  • Changing Schools

    Alternative Ways to Make a World of Difference

    Edited by Terry Wrigley, Pat Thomson, Robert Lingard

    Changing Schools places educational and social aims at the centre of a discussion of educational change. It draws on forteen case studies to explore school change which is oriented towards social justice and democracy. In an age of global mobility, economic polarization and unprecedented…

    Paperback – 2011-08-09
    Routledge

  • Researching Creative Learning

    Methods and Issues

    Edited by Pat Thomson, Julian Sefton-Green

    It is a common ambition in society and government to make young people more creative. These aspirations are motivated by two key concerns: to make experience at school more exciting, relevant, challenging and dynamic; and to ensure that young people are able and fit to leave education and…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companion

    Getting to Grips with Research in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Pat Thomson, Melanie Walker

    In the contemporary world it is clear that the need to study beyond Masters Level is increasing in importance for a wide range of practitioners in diverse professional settings. Students across the world are choosing doctorates not only to become career academics, but to go beyond the academic…

    Paperback – 2010-03-31
    Routledge
    Companions for PhD and DPhil Research

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