The theory question in education and the education question in theory
Series: Theorizing Education
Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of...
To Be Published July 14th 2013 by Routledge
A Contested Nature?
Italy’s foreign policy has often been dismissed for punching below its weight, for being too idiosyncratic and inconsistent. This book offers new insights into the position attained by Italy in the contemporary world. It explores how the country has sought to take advantage of the passage from a...
To Be Published June 29th 2013 by Routledge
The British Experience
There is growing interest in the history of accounting amongst both accounting practitioners and accounting academics. This interest developed steadily from about 1970 and really ‘took off’ in the 1990s. However, there is a lack of texts dealing with major aspects of accounting history...
Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge
Tracing the Socio-Material
The last fifteen years have seen much conceptual and methodological innovation in research on education and learning across the lifecourse, bringing both fresh insights and new dilemmas. This innovation was initially fuelled by the growing influence of conceptual framings often named as either...
Published July 14th 2011 by Routledge
Actor-Network Theory (ANT) has enjoyed wide uptake in the social sciences in the past three decades, particularly in science and technology studies, and is increasingly attracting the attention of educational researchers. ANT studies bring to the fore the material – objects of all kinds –...
Published May 27th 2010 by Routledge
Rethinking Literacies Across the Curriculum
Series: Improving Learning
What's the problem with literacy at college? How might everyday literacy be harnessed for educational ends? Based on the first major study of literacy practices in colleges in the UK, this book explores the reading and writing associated with learning subjects across the college curriculum. It...
Published February 15th 2009 by Routledge
Communities, Activites and Networks
Now that learning is seen as lifelong and lifewide, what specifically makes a learning context? What are the resultant consequences for teaching practices when working in specific contexts? Drawing upon a variety of academic disciplines, Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching explores some...
Published February 5th 2009 by Routledge
The Routledge Companion to Accounting History shows how the seemingly innocuous practice of accounting has pervaded human existence in fascinating ways at numerous times and places; from ancient civilisations to the modern day, and from the personal to the political. Placing the history of...
Published July 20th 2008 by Routledge
Space, Place and Identity, 2nd Edition
With different pedagogic practices come different ways of examining them and fresh understandings of their implications and assumptions. It is the examination of these changes and developments that is the subject of this book. The authors examine a number of questions posed by the rapid march of...
Published August 8th 2007 by Routledge
International Research Perspectives on Lifelong Learning
This book weaves together different strands of research in the area of lifelong learning that concentrates particularly on learning in alternative settings and ways, such experiential learning and informal and community learning. Drawing upon international research, the book examines how...
Published April 26th 2006 by Routledge