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Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

Series Editor: Joel Spring

This series focuses on studies of public and private institutions, the media, and academic disciplines that contribute to educating--in the broadest sense--students and the general public. The series welcomes volumes with multicultural perspectives, diverse interpretations, and a range of political points of view from conservative to critical. Books accepted for publication in this series will be written for an academic audience and, in some cases, also for use as supplementary readings in graduate and undergraduate courses.

Topics to be addressed in this series include, but are not limited to, sociocultural, political, and historical studies of

Local, state, national, and international educational systems

Elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities

Public institutions of education such as museums, libraries, and foundations

Computer systems and software as instruments of public education

The popular media as forms of public education

Content areas within the academic study of education, such as curriculum and instruction, psychology, and educational technology

New and Published Books

41-50 of 79 results in Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education
  1. The Renaissance of American Indian Higher Education

    Capturing the Dream

    Edited by Maenette K.P. A Benham, Wayne J. Stein

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    The Native American Higher Education Initiative (NAHEI), a W.W. Kellogg Foundation project, has supported the development and growth of centers of excellence at Tribal Colleges and Universities across the United States. These are centers of new thinking about learning and teaching, modeling...

    Published October 1st 2002 by Routledge

  2. American Dreams, Global Visions

    Dialogic Teacher Research With Refugee and Immigrant Families

    Edited by Donald F. Hones

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This book presents the struggle for dialogue and understanding between teachers and refugee and immigrant families, in their own words. Forging a stronger connection between teachers, newcomers, and their families is one of the greatest challenges facing schools in the United States. Teachers need...

    Published July 1st 2002 by Routledge

  3. A Place to Be Navajo

    Rough Rock and the Struggle for Self-Determination in Indigenous Schooling

    By WITH Teresa L. McCarty

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    A Place To Be Navajo is the only book-length ethnographic account of a revolutionary Indigenous self-determination movement that began in 1966 with the Rough Rock Demonstration School. Called Diné Bi'ólta', The People's School, in recognition of its status as the first American Indian...

    Published March 15th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Language Arts

    Passion and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Nina Zaragoza

    Edited by Joe Kincheloe, Shirley R. Steinberg

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In Rethinking Language Arts: Passion and Practice, Second Edition, author Nina Zaragoza uses the form of letters to her students to engage pre-service teachers in reevaluating teaching practices, thus bringing to life a vision of an alternative classroom environment in which the teacher is the...

    Published March 1st 2002 by Routledge

  5. A Place to Be Navajo

    Rough Rock and the Struggle for Self-Determination in Indigenous Schooling

    By Teresa L. McCarty

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    A Place To Be Navajo is the only book-length ethnographic account of a revolutionary Indigenous self-determination movement that began in 1966 with the Rough Rock Demonstration School. Called Diné Bi'ólta', The People's School, in recognition of its status as the first American Indian...

    Published January 1st 2002 by Routledge

  6. Global Constructions of Multicultural Education

    Theories and Realities

    Edited by Carl A. Grant, Joy L. Lei

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This book tells us how various global regions are dealing with three major concerns within the field of multicultural education: *the conceptualization and realization of "difference" and "diversity"; *the inclusion and exclusion of social groups within a definition of multicultural education; and...

    Published July 13th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Globalization and Educational Rights

    An Intercivilizational Analysis

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This is the first book to explore the meaning of equality and freedom of education in a global context and their relationship to the universal right to education. It also proposes evaluating school systems according to their achievement of equality and freedom. Education in the 21st century is...

    Published July 13th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Society

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Heinz-Dieter Meyer, William Lowe Boyd

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    *How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or...

    Published June 12th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Globalization and Women in Academia

    North/west-south/east

    By Carmen Luke

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this cross-cultural exploration of the comparative experiences of Asian and Western women in higher education management, leading feminist theorist Carmen Luke constructs a provocative framework that situates her own standpoint and experiences alongside those of Asian women she studied over a...

    Published June 1st 2001 by Routledge

  10. Globalization and Educational Rights

    An Intercivilizational Analysis

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This is the first book to explore the meaning of equality and freedom of education in a global context and their relationship to the universal right to education. It also proposes evaluating school systems according to their achievement of equality and freedom. Education in the 21st century is...

    Published June 1st 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Economization of Education: Schools, Corporations, World Markets
    By Joel Spring
    To Be Published September 14th 2015

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