Transforming the School Workforce
All phases of education from pre-school to post-compulsory, in virtually all parts of the world, have experienced unprecedented reform and restructuring in recent years. Restructuring has largely been driven by a global agenda that has promoted the development of human capital as the key to...
Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge
Realist Social Theory and Empirical Research
Series: Ontological Explorations
In this innovative book, theorists and researchers from various social science disciplines explore the potential of realist social theory for empirical research. The examples are drawn from a wide range of fields health and medicine, crime, housing, sociolinguistics, development theory and deal...
Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge
Concepts of Race in Sociological Research
There are continuing difficulties within social science surrounding concepts of race. This book suggests that these difficulties stem from the uncertain ontological and epistemological status of ideas about race, itself a consequence of the recognition that concepts of race have all but lost their...
Published October 25th 2000 by Routledge