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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. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Postcolonial Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education

    Edited by Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti, Lynn Mario T. M. de Souza

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume bridges the gap between contemporary theoretical debates and educational policies and practices. It applies postcolonial theory as a framework of analysis that attempts to engage with and go beyond essentialism, ethno- and euro-centrisms through a critical examination of contemporary...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Educating for Diversity and Social Justice

    By Amanda Keddie

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Educating for Diversity and Social Justice foregrounds the personal stories of educators who are engaging the space of schooling as a site of possibility for realizing the goals of social justice. It is a book inspired by a vision of education as a practice of freedom where young people –...

    Published March 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Teacher Leadership

    New conceptions for autonomous student learning in the age of the Internet

    By Kokila Roy Katyal, Colin William Evers

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In recent years teacher leadership has undergone one major revolution and is in the process of undergoing another. The first came about as schools turned out to be far too complex for the responsibility of formulating and achieving their goals to be vested entirely in principals and head teachers....

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Islamic Education and Indoctrination

    The Case in Indonesia

    By Charlene Tan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Islamic schools, especially madrasahs, have been viewed as sites of indoctrination for Muslim students and militants. Some educators and parents in the United States have also regarded introductory courses on Islam in some public schools as indoctrinatory. But what do we mean by "indoctrination"?...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Intersectionality and "Race" in Education

    Edited by Kalwant Bhopal, John Preston

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education is a controversial subject in which difficult and contested discourses are the norm. Individuals in education experience multiple inequalities and have diverse identifications that cannot necessarily be captured by one theoretical perspective alone. This edited collection draws on...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Systemization in Foreign Language Teaching

    Monitoring Content Progression

    By Wilfried Decoo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Foreign language learning is a progressive endeavor. Whatever the method, the learner should advance from one point to another, constantly improving. Growing proficiency entails growing language content. Content is complex, displaying many dimensions. Syllabus designers, textbook authors, and...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Changing Schools in an Era of Globalization

    By John Chi-Kin Lee, Brian J. Caldwell

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity and continuous change. However, few works have examined how globalization has and will continue to shape education in the East. This volume discusses...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education Policy, Space and the City

    Markets and the (In)visibility of Race

    By Kalervo N. Gulson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Drawing on three case studies of K-12 public schooling in London, Sydney and Vancouver, this book examines the geographies of neoliberal education policy in the inner city. Gulson uses an innovative and critical spatial approach to explore how the processes and practices of neoliberal education...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Education

    Challenging Multiculturalism

    Edited by Christos Kassimeris, Marios Vryonides

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Education is a thoroughly political enterprise. The process of determining the purpose of education has always been highly controversial. It has resulted in disputes that have not only divided people philosophically, but also on the basis of religion, region, class, race, and ethnicity. As a result...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge