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New Research and Scholarly Titles: September 2012

Routledge Education are pleased to bring you details of our new research and scholarly titles publishing in September 2012. This month’s selection includes titles in the following subject areas: higher education, philosophy of education, education research and education policy.

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  1. Language, Learning, Context

    Talking the Talk

    By Wolff-Michael Roth

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    In what way do educators understand the language they use to make sense of the educational environment? How does language enable educators and how can they consciously make the most of its potential? Using the right language and setting the correct tone in the school classroom has repercussions for...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Life and Death of Secondary Education for All

    By Richard Pring

    Is there life after death for secondary education? This book focuses upon the quality of learning. ‘Reform’, so called, too often begins with qualifications, examinations, institutional provision, paths of progression. All those are very important, but their value lies in the support they give to...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Reconstructing Identities in Higher Education

    The rise of 'Third Space' professionals

    By Celia Whitchurch

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Reconstructing Identities in Higher Education: The Rise of Third Space Professionals draws on studies conducted in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States to explore the roles and identities of a growing number of staff associated with broadly based institutional projects such as...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Confessing Society

    Foucault, Confession and Practices of Lifelong Learning

    By Andreas Fejes, Magnus Dahlstedt

    "I highly appreciate the quality of Fejes’ and Dahlstedt’s research and writing. They manage to present in a comprehensible way some essential concepts of Foucault that help us to understand better what practices of lifelong learning, in a broad sense, are emerging nowadays in advanced liberal...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Does Religious Education Have a Future?

    Pedagogical and Policy Prospects

    By Mark Chater, Clive Erricker

    The place of religion in the modern world has changed significantly over the past two decades. This has been partially reflected in the academic study of religion, but little, if at all, in religious education. In addition, the place of RE in schools has been the subject of intense debate due to...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Moving Beyond Boundaries in Disability Studies

    Rights, Spaces and Innovations

    Edited by Michele Moore

    What challenges are posed by changing transnational trends, agendas and movements that affect disabled people’s lives, and what can disabled people, their representative organisations and their governments do to advance the agenda for self-determination and inclusion? This book draws together the...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. African American, Creole, and Other Vernacular Englishes in Education

    A Bibliographic Resource

    By John R. Rickford, Julie Sweetland, Angela E. Rickford, Thomas Grano

    Series: NCTE-Routledge Research Series

    More than 50 years of scholarly attention to the intersection of language and education have resulted in a rich body of literature on the role of vernacular language varieties in the classroom. This field of work can be bewildering in its size and variety, drawing as it does on the diverse methods,...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Developing a Winning Grant Proposal

    By Donald C. Orlich, Nancy R. Shrope

    In a world of tightening budgets and increased competition for grant money, Developing a Winning Grant Proposal provides the guidelines, strategies, plans, and techniques to craft a fundable grant proposal. A user-friendly, engaging, and up-to-date guide, this book covers the entire process from...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Fostering Success of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in STEM

    The Role of Minority Serving Institutions

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba, Marybeth Gasman

    To maintain competitiveness in the global economy, United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Given the growing minority population in the country, it is critical that...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom

    Edited by Todd W. Kenreich

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The rise of critical discourses in the discipline of geography has opened up new avenues for social justice. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom brings together contemporary research in geography and fresh thinking about geography’s place in the social studies curriculum. The book’s main...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge