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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 144 results in Routledge Research in Education
  1. Education, Leadership and Islam

    Theories, discourses and practices from an Islamic perspective

    By Saeeda Shah

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Educational institutions are undergoing complex and sensitive changes in the context of immigration, international mobility, globalisation, and shifting economic scenarios, making highly challenging demands on educational leaders. Leadership is increasingly being perceived and theorised as pivotal...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Learning and Collective Creativity

    Activity-Theoretical and Sociocultural Studies

    Edited by Annalisa Sannino, Viv Ellis

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book brings together leading representatives of activity-theoretically-oriented and socioculturally-oriented research around the world, to discuss creativity as a collective endeavour strongly related to learning to face the societal challenges of our world. As history shows, major...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Resegregation of Schools

    Education and Race in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jamel K. Donnor, Adrienne Dixson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Access to a quality education remains the primary mechanism for improving one’s life chances in the United States, and for children of color, a “good education” is particularly linked to their individual and collective well-being. Despite the popular perception that America is in a “post-racial”...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Education, Social Background and Cognitive Ability

    The decline of the social

    By Gary N. Marks

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Are socioeconomic inequalities in education declining? Is socioeconomic background becoming less important for people’s occupational class or status? How important is cognitive ability for education and later occupational outcomes? How do countries differ in the importance of socioeconomic...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Hidden Role of Software in Educational Research

    Policy to Practice

    By Tom Liam Lynch

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Educational research often discounts the uniqueness and ubiquity of software and the hidden political, economic and epistemological ways it impacts teaching and learning in K-12 settings. Drawing on theories and methodologies from English education, critical discourse analysis, multimodal semiotics...

    Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Quality Teaching and the Capability Approach

    Evaluating the work and governance of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Alison Buckler

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an analytical exploration of the condition of teachers working in expanding school systems across the world, with a particular focus on the lives of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing from award-winning research, it looks beyond the official portrayals of...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge