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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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21-30 of 133 results in Routledge Research in Education
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge