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  1. Educational Leadership and Pierre Bourdieu

    By Pat Thomson

    Series: Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

    Bringing Bourdieu to the study of Education Management, Leadership and Administration assumes a normative opposition to a meritocratic view of education. Through a lifetime’s explication of the ways in which schooling both produces and reproduces the status quo, Bourdieu offers a powerful critique...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning

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

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    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...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companion

    Getting to Grips with Research in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Pat Thomson, Melanie Walker

    Series: Companions for PhD and DPhil Research

    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...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Doctoral Supervisor's Companion

    Supporting Effective Research in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Melanie Walker, Pat Thomson

    Series: Companions for PhD and DPhil Research

    Accompanying The Routledge Doctoral Student’s Companion this book examines what it means to be a doctoral student in education and the social sciences, providing a guide for those supervising students. Exploring the key role and pedagogical challenges that face supervisors in students’ personal...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  9. School Leadership - Heads on the Block?

    By Pat Thomson

    Most teachers become heads for idealistic reasons, wanting to make a difference to the lives of children and young people. Yet serving heads suggest the job is getting harder, talking openly about stress and leaving the job. Many teachers now see headship as a risky business, and succession...

    Published February 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Doing Visual Research with Children and Young People

    Edited by Pat Thomson

    Visual media offer powerful communication opportunities. Doing Visual Research with Children and Young People explores the methodological, ethical, representational and theoretical issues surrounding image-based research with children and young people. It provides well-argued and illustrated...

    Published May 16th 2008 by Routledge

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