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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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91-100 of 120 results in Routledge Research in Education
  1. Education and Climate Change

    Living and Learning in Interesting Times

    Edited by Fumiyo Kagawa, David Selby

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    There is widespread consensus in the international scientific community that climate change is happening and that abrupt and irreversible impacts are already set in motion. What part does education have to play in helping alleviate rampant climate change and in mitigating its worst effects?&...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Commitment, Character, and Citizenship

    Religious Education in Liberal Democracy

    Edited by Hanan A. Alexander, Ayman K. Agbaria

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    As liberal democracies include increasingly diverse and multifaceted populations, the longstanding debate about the role of the state in religious education and the place of religion in public life seems imperative now more than ever. The maintenance of religious schools and the planning of...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Teacher Professional Development

    Policy, Research and Practice

    By Ian Hardy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The Politics of Teacher Professional Development: Policy, Research and Practice provides innovative insights into teachers’ continuing development and learning in contemporary western contexts. Rather than providing a list of "how-tos" and "must dos," this volume is premised on the understanding...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Participation, Facilitation, and Mediation

    Children and Young People in Their Social Contexts

    Edited by Claudio Baraldi, Vittorio Iervese

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Traditionally, children have been considered from a primarily developmental perspective, in need of education in order to achieve autonomy, growth, and eventually adulthood. Childhood studies have recently underlined an alternate way to look at children, starting from the consideration that...

    Published April 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Emergent Computer Literacy

    A Developmental Perspective

    By Helen Mele Robinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The United States is currently grappling with how to prepare our students to be computer literate citizens in the competitive technological world we live in. Understanding how children develop computer knowledge, and the ways that adults are able to guide their computer learning experiences, is a...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Structural Education Reform

    By Keith A. Nitta

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education policymaking is traditionally seen as a domestic political process. The job of deciding where students will be educated, what they will be taught, who will teach them, and how it will be paid for clearly rests with some mix of district, state, and national policymakers. This book seeks to...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Participatory Learning in the Early Years

    Research and Pedagogy

    Edited by Donna Berthelsen, Jo Brownlee, Eva Johansson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The early years are an important period for learning, but the questions surrounding participatory learning amongst toddlers remain under-examined. This book presents the latest theoretical and research perspectives about how ECEC (Early Childhood Education and Care) contexts promote democracy and...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Postmodern Picturebooks

    Play, Parody, and Self-Referentiality

    By Lawrence R. Sipe, Sylvia Pantaleo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Over the past 15 years, there has been a pronounced trend toward a particular type of picturebook that many would label "postmodern." Postmodern picturebooks have stretched our conventional notion of what constitutes a picturebook, as well as what it means to be an engaged reader of these texts....

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Education and Neoliberal Globalization

    By Carlos Alberto Torres

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume by noted critical education scholar Carlos Alberto Torres takes up the question of how structural changes in schooling and the growing impacts of neoliberalism and globalization affect social change, national development, and democratic educational systems throughout the world. The...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. What’s So Important About Music Education?

    By J. Scott Goble

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    What’s So Important About Music Education? presents a new philosophy of music education for the United States, rooted in history and current perspectives from ethnomusicology. J. Scott Goble explores the societal effects of the nation's foundations in democracy and capitalism, the constitutional...

    Published January 4th 2012 by Routledge