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New Research and Scholarly Titles: July 2012

Routledge Education are pleased to bring you details of our new research and scholarly titles publishing in July 2012. This month’s selection includes titles in the following subject areas: higher education, ESL and Bilingualism, distance learning, theory of education and theories of learning.

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  1. Facilitating Practitioner Research

    Developing Transformational Partnerships

    By Susan Groundwater-Smith, Jane Mitchell, Nicole Mockler, Petra Ponte, Karin Ronnerman

    Facilitating Practitioner Research: Developing transformational partnerships addresses the complex dilemmas and issues that arise in practitioner inquiry. It recognises that facilitating practitioner research is far more than providing advice about method adoption, important as that contribution is...

    Published July 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Postfeminist Education?

    Girls and the Sexual Politics of Schooling

    By Jessica Ringrose

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    This book challenges a contemporary postfeminist sensibility grounded not only in assumptions that gender and sexual equality has been achieved in many Western contexts, but that feminism has gone ‘too far’ with women and girls now overtaking men and boys - positioned as the new victims of gender...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Vygotsky and Sociology

    Edited by Harry Daniels

    Building on earlier publications by Harry Daniels, Vygotsky and Sociology provides readers with an overview of the implications for research of the theoretical work which acknowledges a debt to the writings of L.S. Vygotsky and sociologists whose work echoes his sociogenetic commitments,...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Overcoming Exclusion

    Social Justice through Education

    By Peter Mittler

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In this Collected Works, Professor Peter Mittler brings together twenty-one of his key writings in one essential volume, providing a distinctive commentary on some of the most important issues in education over the last thirty years. This unique collection illustrates the development of Professor...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. College Students' Sense of Belonging

    A Key to Educational Success for All Students

    By Terrell L. Strayhorn

    Belonging – with peers, in the classroom, or on campus – is a crucial part of the college experience. It can affect a student’s degree of academic achievement, or even whether they stay in school. Although much is known about the causes and impact of sense of belonging in students, little is known...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Higher Education for Sustainability

    Cases, Challenges, and Opportunities from Across the Curriculum

    Edited by Lucas F. Johnston

    Student and employer demand, high-level institutional commitment, and faculty interest are inspiring the integration of sustainability oriented themes into higher education curricula and research agendas. Moving toward sustainability calls for shifts in practice such as interdisciplinary...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Spirituality in College Students’ Lives

    Translating Research into Practice

    Edited by Alyssa Bryant Rockenbach, Matthew J. Mayhew

    Spirituality in College Students’ Lives draws on data from a large-scale national survey examining the spiritual development of undergraduates and how colleges and universities can be more effective in facilitating students’ spiritual growth. In this book, contributors from the fields of education,...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom

    Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, and More

    By Kay Seo

    The rapid expansion of blogs, Twitter, wikis, and virtual worlds has dramatically transformed the landscape of education. Through highly accessible networks, these new media can integrate students into a learning community by enabling them to create, customize, and share content online. Using...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Neoliberalism, Pedagogy and Human Development

    Exploring Time, Mediation and Collectivity in Contemporary Schools

    By Michalis Kontopodis

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In most Western developed countries, adult life is increasingly organized on the basis of short-term work contracts and reduced social security funds. In this context it seems that producing efficient job-seekers and employees becomes the main aim of educational programs for the next generation....

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Primary School English-Language Education in Asia

    From Policy to Practice

    Edited by Bernard Spolsky, Young-in Moon

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    In Asia, English is no longer a foreign language but a key resource for education, government, business and the general public. Whereas thirty years ago, British and American experts believed that the best way to improve the quality of English teaching was to cancel any programs below the secondary...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  11. Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Democratic Education as a Curricular Problem

    Historical Consciousness and the Moralizing Limits of the Present

    By Daniel Friedrich

    Series: Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

    By repositioning democratic education not as something that can be achieved by following a certain, proven process, but as an inherently paradoxical enterprise in its dealings with the tension between schooling as the intentional production of citizens and the uncertainties of democracy, an...

    Published December 26th 2013 by Routledge

  13. Working-Class Minority Students' Routes to Higher Education

    By Roberta Espinoza

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Integrating Writing Strategies in EFL/ESL University Contexts

    A Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Approach

    By Jennifer Lynn Craig

    Clearly explaining writing-across-the-curriculum (WAC) pedagogy for English language teachers in university settings, this book offers an accessible guide to integrating writing and speaking tasks across the curriculum and in disciplinary courses. Teachers will find this book useful because its...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge