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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Arts-based and Contemplative Practices in Research and Teaching: Honoring Presence
    Edited by Susan Walsh, Barbara Bickel, Carl Leggo
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Education, Nature, and Society
    By Stephen Gough
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  6. Learning Technologies and the Body: Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments
    Edited by Victor Lee
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  7. Progressive Sexuality Education: The Conceits of Secularism
    By Mary Lou Rasmussen
    To Be Published January 14th 2015
  8. My School: Listening to parents, teachers and students from a disadvantaged educational setting
    By Lesley Scanlon
    To Be Published January 26th 2015
  9. Towards Educational Change: The Transformation of Educational Systems in Post-Communist Countries
    Edited by David Greger, Eliška Walterová
    To Be Published February 7th 2015
  10. Islam, Technology, and Education: The Case for Culturally Grounded Design
    By Michael K. Thomas
    To Be Published February 28th 2015

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