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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

51-60 of 78 results in Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education
  1. Remaining and Becoming

    Cultural Crosscurrents in An Hispano School

    By Shelley Roberts

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    Remaining and Becoming: Cultural Crosscurrents in an Hispano School deals with the politics of identity and the concept of boundaries during a time of rapid change. It investigates how the role of schooling for Hispanos in the Norteño School District (a pseudonym) in Northern New Mexico--a...

    Published January 11th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Remaining and Becoming

    Cultural Crosscurrents in An Hispano School

    By Shelley Roberts

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    Remaining and Becoming: Cultural Crosscurrents in an Hispano School deals with the politics of identity and the concept of boundaries during a time of rapid change. It investigates how the role of schooling for Hispanos in the Norteño School District (a pseudonym) in Northern New Mexico--a...

    Published November 30th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Family-school Relations

    A Critique of Parental involvement in Schooling

    By Maria Eulina de Carvalho

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This book addresses the complications and implications of parental involvement as a policy, through an exploratory theoretical approach, including historical and sociological accounts and personal reflection. This approach represents the author's effort to understand the origins, meanings, and...

    Published September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Family-school Relations

    A Critique of Parental involvement in Schooling

    By Maria Eulina P. de Carvalho

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This book addresses the complications and implications of parental involvement as a policy, through an exploratory theoretical approach, including historical and sociological accounts and personal reflection. This approach represents the author's effort to understand the origins, meanings, and...

    Published September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Permissible Advantage?

    The Moral Consequences of Elite Schooling

    By Alan Peshkin

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This study of Edgewood Academy--a private, elite college preparatory high school--examines what moral choices look like when they are made by the participants in an exceptionally wealthy school, and what the very existence of a privileged school indicates about American society. It extends...

    Published September 11th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Permissible Advantage?

    The Moral Consequences of Elite Schooling

    By Alan Peshkin

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This study of Edgewood Academy--a private, elite college preparatory high school--examines what moral choices look like when they are made by the participants in an exceptionally wealthy school, and what the very existence of a privileged school indicates about American society. It extends...

    Published July 31st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Puerto Rican Students in U.s. Schools

    Edited by Sonia Nieto

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This volume--the first edited book on the education of Puerto Ricans written primarily by Puerto Rican authors--focuses on the history and experiences of Puerto Rican students in the United States by addressing issues of identity, culture, ethnicity, language, gender, social activism, community...

    Published May 12th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Puerto Rican Students in U.s. Schools

    Edited by Sonia Nieto

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This volume--the first edited book on the education of Puerto Ricans written primarily by Puerto Rican authors--focuses on the history and experiences of Puerto Rican students in the United States by addressing issues of identity, culture, ethnicity, language, gender, social activism, community...

    Published March 31st 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Universal Right to Education

    Justification, Definition, and Guidelines

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this book, Joel Spring offers a powerful and closely reasoned justification and definition for the universal right to education--applicable to all cultures--as provided for in Article 26 of the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. One sixth of the world's population, nearly...

    Published March 31st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Indigenous Educational Models for Contemporary Practice

    In Our Mother's Voice

    Edited by Maenette K.P. A Benham, Joanne Elizabet Cooper

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    What is the philosophy that should drive native education policy and practice? In July 1997 a group of native educational leaders from the United States (including Alaska and Hawai'i), Canada, Australia, and New Zealand gathered to define a potential solution to this question. This book passes on...

    Published March 13th 2000 by Routledge