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Routledge Research in Education

This series aims to present the latest research from right across the field of education. It is not confined to any particular area or school of thought and seeks to provide coverage of a broad range of topics, theories and issues from around the world.

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  1. The Education of Radical Democracy

    By Sarah S. Amsler

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The Education of Radical Democracy explores why radical democracy is so necessary, difficult, and possible and why it is important to understand it as an educative activity . The book draws on critical social theory and critical pedagogy to explain what enables and sustains work for radical...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Aristotelian Character Education

    By Kristján Kristjánsson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Using Narrative Inquiry for Educational Research in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Sheila Trahar, Wai Ming Yu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Narrative inquiry is being used more widely in the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Northern European countries to conduct research across a range of disciplines. It is gaining popularity in Hong Kong, Macao and Mainland China, but research in these contexts continues to be dominated...

    Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Performing Kamishibai

    An Emerging New Literacy for a Global Audience

    By Tara McGowan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Kamishibai (paper-theater), a Japanese picture-storytelling medium, is gaining global interest as we move from a text-based culture to one that emphasizes multiple semiotic systems and performance. This is the first volume to explore the potential of kamishibai as a dynamic "new" interactive medium...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Working-Class Minority Students' Routes to Higher Education

    By Roberta Espinoza

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. My School

    Listening to parents, teachers and students from a disadvantaged educational setting

    By Lesley Scanlon

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Learning Technologies and the Body

    Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments

    Edited by Victor Lee

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume explores how technology-supported learning environments can incorporate physical activity and interactive experiences in formal education. It presents cutting-edge research and design work on a new generation of "body-centric" technologies such as wearable body sensors, GPS tracking...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Education, Nature, and Society

    By Stephen Gough

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society

    Exploring a social model of literacy

    Edited by Vicky Duckworth, Gordon Ade-Ojo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume makes a timely contribution to our understanding of literacy as a multi-faceted, complexly situated activity. Each chapter provides the reader with a fresh perspective into a different site for literate behaviour, approaches, design and relationships, and offers an exploration into the...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Arts-based and Contemplative Practices in Research and Teaching

    Honoring Presence

    Edited by Susan Walsh, Barbara Bickel, Carl Leggo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume presents a scholarly investigation of the ways educators engage in artistic and contemplative practices – and why this matters in education. Arts-based learning and inquiry can function as a powerful catalyst for change by allowing spiritual practices to be present within educational...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge