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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. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Vernaculars in the Classroom

    Paradoxes, Pedagogy, Possibilities

    By Shondel Nero, Dohra Ahmad

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book draws on applied linguistics and literary studies to offer concrete means of engaging with vernacular language and literature in secondary and college classrooms. The authors embrace a language-as-resource orientation, countering the popular narrative of vernaculars as problems in schools...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Negotiating Privilege and Identity in Educational Contexts

    By Adam Howard, Brianne Wheeler, Aimee Polimeno

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Recent efforts emphasize the roles that privilege and elite education play in shaping affluent youths’ identities. Despite various backgrounds, the common qualities shared among the eight adolescents showcased in this book lead them to form particular understandings of self, others, and the world...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Literacy, Play and Globalization

    Converging Imaginaries in Children's Critical and Cultural Performances

    By Carmen L. Medina, Karen E. Wohlwend

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes on current perspectives on children’s relationships to literacy, media, childhood, markets and transtionalism in converging global worlds. It introduces the idea of multi-sited imaginaries to explain how children’s media and literacy performances shape and are shaped by shared...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Test Fraud

    Statistical Detection and Methodology

    Edited by Neal Kingston, Amy Clark

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    There has been an increase in awareness (and perhaps occurrence) of individual and organized cheating on tests. Recent reports of widespread problems with state student accountability tests and teacher certification testing have raised questions about the very validity of assessment programs. While...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society

    By Pádraig Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Neoliberalism, Pedagogy and Human Development

    Exploring Time, Mediation and Collectivity in Contemporary Schools

    By Michalis Kontopodis

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In most Western developed countries, adult life is increasingly organized on the basis of short-term work contracts and reduced social security funds. In this context it seems that producing efficient job-seekers and employees becomes the main aim of educational programs for the next generation....

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Adolescent Literacies in a Multicultural Context

    Edited by Alister Cumming

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book presents results from a four-year project addressing the central question: What factors, challenges, and contexts contribute to and constrain literacy achievement among at-risk adolescent learners with culturally diverse backgrounds? Researchers consider the importance of several,...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Refugee Women, Representation and Education: Creating a discourse of self-authorship and potential
    By Melinda McPherson
    To Be Published October 7th 2014
  2. Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Schools: Examining the impact and opportunities within educational systems
    By Anit Somech, Izhar Oplatka
    To Be Published October 13th 2014
  3. 9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classrooms: Teaching About Terror
    By Cheryl Lynn Duckworth
    To Be Published October 15th 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Interrogating Critical Pedagogy: The Voices of Educators of Color in the Movement
    Edited by Pierre Wilbert Orelus, Rochelle Brock
    To Be Published November 27th 2014
  8. Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society: Exploring a social model of literacy
    Edited by Vicky Duckworth, Gordon Ade-Ojo
    To Be Published December 4th 2014
  9. Education, Nature, and Society
    By Stephen Gough
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  10. Learning Technologies and the Body: Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments
    Edited by Victor Lee
    To Be Published December 17th 2014

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