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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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1-10 of 126 results in Routledge Research in Education
  1. Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study

    By Maria Leedham

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Lesson Study

    Professional learning for our time

    Edited by Peter Dudley

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book introduces readers to the development of Lesson Study (LS) in the UK, making historical connections to the growth of Lesson Study in Japan, East Asia, the US and Europe. It explains how to conduct LS in schools and educational institutions, providing examples of compelling, externally...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. African Americans and Homeschooling

    Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges

    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education, Philosophy and Well-being

    New perspectives on the work of John White

    Edited by Judith Suissa, Carrie Winstanley, Roger Marples

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the landscape of the discipline through his teaching, research and numerous publications. His...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Markets for Schooling

    An Economic Analysis

    By Nick Adnett, Peter Davies

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Nick Adnett and Peter Davies develop an economic analysis of schooling markets, emphasizing both the strengths and weaknesses of orthodox analyses. They explain the economic and social contexts that have generated the widespread desire to reform state schooling and develop a systematic analysis of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Change

    A transdisciplinary approach to researching lives

    Edited by Hazel Reid, Linden West

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In this volume, academics and researchers across disciplines including education, psychology and health studies come together to discuss personal, political and professional narratives of struggle, resilience and hope. Contributors draw from a rich body of auto/biographical research to examine the...

    Published August 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Liberty and Education

    A civic republican approach

    By Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes the thinking of Quentin Skinner, Philip Pettit and J.G.A. Pocock on republican liberty and explores the way in which this idea of liberty can be used to illuminate educational practice. It argues that republican liberty is distinct from both positive and negative liberty, and its...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Educational Research

    Case Studies from Europe and the Developing World

    Edited by Sadaf Rizvi

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an original perspective on a range of controversial issues in educational and social research through case studies of multi-disciplinary and mixed-method research involving children, teachers, schools and communities in Europe and the developing world. These case studies from...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Virtual Literacies

    Interactive Spaces for Children and Young People

    Edited by Guy Merchant, Julia Gillen, Jackie Marsh, Julia Davies

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The growth of interest in virtual worlds and other online spaces for children and young people raises important issues for literacy educators and researchers. This book is a timely and much-needed collection of current research in the area. It provides a synthesis of knowledge and understanding and...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Professional Uncertainty, Knowledge and Relationship in the Classroom

    A psychosocial perspective

    By Joseph Mintz

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The extent to which teachers should make use of theoretical and expert knowledge as opposed to tacit experiential knowledge, and how these might be combined, is a perennial issue in discussions on pedagogy. This book addresses these debates through a creative development of the concept of...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Teacher Development in Higher Education: Existing Programs, Program Impact, and Future Trends
    Edited by Eszter Simon, Gabriela Pleschová
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  2. Rethinking School Bullying: Dominance, Identity and School Culture
    By Ronald B. Jacobson
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  3. Lesson Study: Professional learning for our time
    Edited by Peter Dudley
    To Be Published September 2nd 2014
  4. 9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classrooms: Teaching About Terror
    By Cheryl Lynn Duckworth
    To Be Published September 2nd 2014
  5. African Americans and Homeschooling: Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges
    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu
    To Be Published September 8th 2014
  6. Refugee Women, Representation and Education: Creating a discourse of self-authorship and potential
    By Melinda McPherson
    To Be Published October 5th 2014
  7. Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Schools: Examining the impact and opportunities within educational systems
    By Anit Somech, Izhar Oplatka
    To Be Published October 13th 2014
  8. The Age of STEM: Educational policy and practice across the world in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    Edited by Brigid Freeman, Simon Marginson, Russell Tytler
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  9. Arts-based and Contemplative Practices in Research and Teaching: Honouring Presence
    Edited by Susan Walsh, Barbara Bickel, Carl Leggo
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  10. Mainstreams, Margins and the Spaces In-between: New possibilities for education research
    Edited by Karen Trimmer, Ali Black, Stewart Riddle
    To Be Published November 25th 2014

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